Please Note: MPCTC Instructor Certification is only required for those individuals who will be teaching more than 3 hours in any one MPCTC approved in-service training program or academy.
The 35 hour Basic Instructor Training Program is designed for individuals who are interested in learning the basics of instruction. This course will give the students the basic skills to teach general topics, including the use of basic PowerPoint, as well as communication and presentation skills. The students will become familiar with the purpose of learning objectives and the components of a lesson plan. This is primarily a presentation skills class. Completion of this course satisfies either the Police Training & Standards Commission or the Correctional Training Commission Instructor Certification training requirements.
**Requirements for Applicants for T4T**
All applicants for the MPCTC Basic Instructor Training Program must receive approval from their home agency in order to register for this training. If a training coordinator or director registers a student for this program the required approval will be assumed. If a student registers themselves for the program proof of approval by their home agency must be provided before the registration is confirmed. Applicants from non-client criminal justice agencies will be admitted to the class only if there are vacant seats remaining within 1 week of the first day of training.