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§ 1009. Academy Instructor Certificate Program (AICP).

11 CA ADC § 1009BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 11. Law
Division 2. Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Article 1. General
11 CCR § 1009
§ 1009. Academy Instructor Certificate Program (AICP).
(a) The Academy Instructor Certificate Program
The AICP is designed to promote general instructional excellence in instructors who teach Regular Basic Course curriculum.
(1) There are two AICP components:
(A) Academy Instructor Certification Course (AICC) or Equivalency
(B) POST Academy Instructor Certificate
(2) Effective March 1, 2008, each Regular Basic Course (RBC) academy shall participate in the AICP program by following the requirements specified in this regulation. A participating academy shall require certification within 12 months of appointment as an RBC instructor, of all Regular Basic Course instructional staff. For purposes of this definition, appointment as an RBC instructor shall be assessed as the date the instructor first commences instruction. A participating academy that employs instructors who fail to become certificated within the required time-period is subject to removal from the AICP, and decertification as basic course presenter pursuant to Regulation 1057.
(3) Effective January 1, 2011, each Regular Basic Course - Modular Format presenter, that is not an academy, shall participate in the AICP program by following the requirements specified in this regulation. A participating presenter shall require certification of all Regular Basic Course instructional staff within 12 months of appointment as an RBC instructor. For purposes of this definition, appointment as an RBC instructor shall be assessed as the date the instructor first commences instruction. A participating presenter that employs instructors who fail to become certificated within the required time-period is subject to removal from the AICP and decertification as a basic course presenter pursuant to Regulation 1057.
(4) Regular Basic Course instructors who teach certain specialized subjects must satisfy additional requirements, as specified in Regulation 1070. Regular Basic Course instructors who also perform the duties of Academy Director, Academy Coordinator, or Academy Recruit Training Officer must satisfy additional requirements, as specified in Regulation 1071.
(5) Academy Directors, Coordinators, and Recruit Training Officers (Academy Staff) assigned pursuant to Regulation 1052 may provide incidental instruction as needed to supplement and clarify content taught in the formalized setting, excluding instructional content identified in Regulation 1070, which requires specialized instruction, and shall expressly preclude academy staff from utilizing this language to bypass the AICP.
(b) Academy Instructor Certification Course
The Academy Instructor Certification Course is designed to develop Regular Basic Course instructors' training delivery, adult learning techniques, planning, presentation, and facilitation skills. When the subject is taught in the Regular Basic Course, instructors shall successfully complete the course within 12 months of appointment as an RBC instructor. For purposes of this definition, appointment as an RBC instructor shall be assessed as the date the instructor first commences instruction. This requirement includes the teaching of a specialized subject specified in Regulation 1070.
(1) General Requirements for Academy Instructor Certification Course
(A) The course shall be POST-certified in accordance with the requirements specified in Regulations 1052-1056.
(B) The instructor must be an experienced instructor development trainer skilled in competencies emphasized in Academy Instructor Certification Course curriculum (Regulation 1082).
(C) The Academy Instructor Certification Course minimum course content as specified in Regulation 1082 shall be followed. Guidelines for an expanded course outline are provided in the publication Academy Instructor Certificate Program Guidelines and Curriculum.
(D) Priority for enrollment shall be accorded to an academy's current Regular Basic Course instructors or Regular Basic Course instructor applicants.
(E) Student re-evaluations shall be limited to one re-evaluation, to be completed within 180 days.
(F) An experienced instructor development trainer who is skilled in the competencies emphasized in the Academy Instructor Certification Course curriculum shall complete and sign all competency verifications.
(2) The Academy Director/designee or Modular Format Coordinator shall:
(A) Complete and sign a Competency Verification Checklist, POST 2-123 (08/2003), for each student enrolled in the Academy Instructor Certification Course.
(B) Provide remedial training for students not successful in completing the Academy Instructor Certification Course.
(C) Issue the Academy Instructor Certificate awards as specified in subsection 1009(c).
(D) Notify POST of all Academy Instructor Certificate awards within 15 days of issuance.
(E) Maintain all required documentation as specified in subsections 1009(c) for each individual participating in those components. The documents are subject to a POST audit of the AICP upon request.
(F) Provide one re-evaluation to any candidate who requests a re-evaluation.
(c) POST Academy Instructor Certificate Requirements
The Academy Instructor Certificate shall be awarded to individuals who have met the following criteria:
(1) Successful completion of a POST-certified Academy Instructor Certification Course, and
(2) Successful demonstration* of all competencies listed on the Competency Verification Checklist, form POST 2-123 (08/2003), as verified by the Academy Director/designee through one or a combination of the following:
(A) Observation of individual within the Academy Instructor Certification Course classroom via a presentation made to classroom peers, or
(B) Observation of individual within a Regular Basic Course academy class.
* Any competencies not demonstrated via methods described in subsection 1009(c)(2)(A) and (B) may be demonstrated by oral examination.
(3) Approval by the Academy Director/designee or Modular Format Coordinator on the Competency Verification Checklist, POST 2-123 (08/2003).
OR
(4) Completion of an equivalency process for an Academy Instructor Certificate, which includes:
(A) Successful completion of a minimum of 24 hours of a general instructor development course(s) as documented by a certificate of course completion or an expanded course outline;
(B) Completion of a self-study program on “adult learning and the Basic Course instructional system” as outlined in the POST-provided tutorial package; and
(C) Successful demonstration* of competencies listed on the Competency Verification Checklist, POST 2-123 (08/2003), performed by teaching in an Academy Instructor Certification Course, a Regular Basic Course, or to academy staff. The Competency Verification Checklist shall be assessed and approved by an experienced instructor development trainer skilled in competencies emphasized in the Academy Instructor Certification Course curriculum.
* Any competencies not demonstrated via the methods described in subsection 1009(c)-(4)(C) above may be demonstrated by oral examination.
(5) Any individual who receives an unsatisfactory evaluation on the “Competency Verification Checklist” may be re-evaluated as follows:
(A) The candidate shall submit a written request to the Academy Director or Modular Format Coordinator for a re-evaluation within 10 days of receiving the unsatisfactory evaluation.
(B) The Academy Director/designee or Modular Format Coordinator shall provide appropriate remedial training.
(C) The Academy Director/designee or Modular Format Coordinator shall provide one opportunity for re-evaluation.
(D) The re-evaluation shall be scheduled at a mutually agreeable date, time, and place, but must occur within 180 days of the candidate's date of completion of the Academy Instructor Certification Course or completion of the tutorial package for those following the equivalency process.
(E) A new Competency Verification Checklist shall be completed in accordance with Regulation 1009(b)(1)(F).
(F) The teaching demonstration for the competency verification may be performed in an Academy Instructor Certification Course, Regular Basic Course, or to academy staff.
(6) Requirements for an academy's issuance of the Academy Instructor Certificate shall be as follows:
(A) The Academy Director/designee or Modular Format Coordinator shall issue the Academy Instructor Certificate within 30 days to an individual who has satisfied the certificate requirements in subsection 1009(c).
(B) The Academy Director/designee or Modular Format Coordinator shall provide the following information to POST within 15 days of certificate issuance, via the POST electronic AICP System:
1. Date of Issuance/Award
2. Name of Individual
3. Social Security Number
4. Individual's Employing Academy
5. Individual's Subject(s) of Instruction in the Regular Basic Course
(d) POST-Certified Academy Instructor Designation
An individual who possesses a valid Academy Instructor Certificate shall be recognized as a “POST-Certified Academy Instructor”.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 13503, 13506, 13510 and 13510.5, Penal Code. Reference: Sections 13503, 13506, 13510 and 13510.5, Penal Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 7-21-2003; operative 8-20-2003 (Register 2003, No. 30). For prior history, see Register 2002, No. 49.
2. Amendment filed 2-29-2008; operative 3-1-2008 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2008, No. 9).
3. Amendment filed 12-29-2010; operative 1-1-2011 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2010, No. 53).
4. Amendment of subsection (f)(3) and new subsection (f)(4) filed 11-1-2011; operative 12-1-2011 (Register 2011, No. 44).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 11-26-2012 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2012, No. 48).
6. Amendment of subsection (d)(2) and new subsections (h)-(h)(2) filed 8-17-2015; operative 10-1-2015 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4; the word “form” was added to the regulation text as a nonsubstantive change; the revision date “(08/2003)” was added on the Competency Verification Checklist form and in the regulation text as nonsubstantive changes (Register 2015, No. 34).
7. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 12-9-2015 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2015, No. 50).
8. Amendment of subsection (b)(2)(B) filed 1-27-2017; operative 2-15-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2017, No. 4).
9. New subsection (a)(8) filed 7-25-2017; operative 10-1-2017 (Register 2017, No. 30).
10. Amendment filed 2-22-2018; operative 4-1-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(a) (Register 2018, No. 8).
11. Amendment of subsections (a)(2)-(3), repealer of subsections (a)(4)-(5), subsection renumbering and amendment of subsection (b) filed 2-4-2019; operative 4-1-2019 (Register 2019, No. 6).
This database is current through 6/14/19 Register 2019, No. 24
11 CCR § 1009, 11 CA ADC § 1009
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