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Basic Course Expanded Course Outline Exemplars

The expanded course outline exemplars provided below are intended to assist Basic Course Presenters in developing expanded course outlines to the third level of detail pursuant to POST regulation 1053 (a) (4).

The first two levels of detail as shown in the exemplars are an exact reiteration of the Training and Testing Specifications for all 42 learning domains found in the Basic Course. The presenter is obligated to provide an Expanded Course Outline minimally to the third level of detail and additional levels as warranted. The main source document for the third level of detail is the student workbook and presenters may use other source documents. All agency specific learning objectives must be minimally listed to the third level of detail.

Instructions for using the Basic Course Outline Exemplars

The exemplar should be saved to the user’s computer file to enable editing the document.

The third, fourth or fifth levels of detail must be inserted into the document by the presenter.

All presenter-specific learning objectives must be included minimally to the third level of detail.

Once completed the presenter must save the file in one of the following formats:

  • rtf
  • doc
  • docx
  • xls
  • xlsx

The final saved file can be included in the course certification package and submitted to POST via EDI.

Each exemplar maintains the formatting provided in the Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses (TTS) verbatim which ensures consistency between the TTS and the various courses.

Presenters requiring assistance with the exemplar documents can contact the POST Basic Course Coordinator at (916) 227-4252.

Basic Course Outline Exemplars

Effective April 1, 2020

Effective July 1, 2018

Effective August 1, 2017