This course is designed to properly lead and manage an FTO unit. Each Field Training Manager will be presented with ideas and techniques to assist them in becoming more professional and confident in the application of their skills.
Participants should have attended a formal FTO course or take an available FTO Refresher Course.
Participants will be able to apply learned strategies to maximize effectiveness of FTOs and their agency's FTO Program.
Participants will be able to identify legal and ethical issues in FTO Programs by creating documents that improve performance and protect the agency.
Compare and contrast various FTO programs
Identify demands on Field Training Managers
Define the duties of Field Training Manager/Coordinators
Prepare new trainees to enter the FTO Program
Prepare new FTOs to work with their first trainee
Discuss and develop framework for administering discipline within the FTO Program
Design and employ weekly manager's reports
Tabletop exercises (form/policy creation)
Group facilitated discussion
Field Training supervisors/coordinators, agency command/executives who don't have a formalized FTO program in place.
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