Academy Instructor Certification Course


  • January 22 - 26, 2024 *CANCELED 
  • March 4 - March 8, 2024 



Fees include registration, health fee, material fees (if applicable), parking fees (if course is on campus).  Fees can vary per semester.  Fees are subject to change.  Fees are based on California resident.  Contact the Academy for out-of-state fees.


First Responder Center
3300 E North Ave
Fresno, California 93725




Reserve Your Seat

Please call and cancel your reservations if you cannot attend. College Registration fees are subject to change without notice. Make checks payable to Fresno City College. Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list, please cancel your reservation no later than 21 days prior to the first day of class.

Lead Instructor

Gary Fief- Director - State Center Regional Training Facility

Certified Hours

40 hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Description - AJ204

Satisfies the POST requirement to teach at a California Basic Police Academy. Presentation skills and techniques that apply in any public safety teaching environment.  Learning activities, facilitation of group activities, public speaking and resources available to enhance presentation skills.  Adult learning techniques are the foundation of the course.


A California Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Course certificate issued from an accredited regional police academy or equivalent as determined by the division Dean or their appointee. These skills and knowledge base are related to adopted POST and/or industry standards.

Note: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.