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Detention Officer Certification Course

In order to offer a Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC), an agency or institution must:

  • Meet accreditation standards and have prior approval to run the DOCC course;
  • Appoint a certified School Director who has the responsibility for running the course in accordance with Commission rules (schools may have up to two school directors at any given time);
  • Submit a Pre-Delivery for each course offering 30 days prior to the start date using properly certified instructors (subject to staff approval prior to the class beginning); and
  • Submit a Post-Delivery for each course offering within 10 business days of the test date for the class.

Forms for accreditation, school director certification, instructor certification and pre and post delivery can be found on our All Forms and Publications page.