At Blackhawk, we understand our students have busy lives and hectic schedules which is why the college offers a variety of flexible learning options to best serve you. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.
Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:
The Basic Jail Academy at Blackhawk Technical College prepares you for an entry-level position as a correctional officer within the county jails. The five-week (200-hour) academy meets Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Department of Justice requires recruits to attend 100% of the training unless excused by the academy director. Excused absences are extremely limited and will only be granted under certain circumstances. After completion, recruits are eligible for certification with the Wisconsin Department of Justice – Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
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This program may lead to a non-traditional occupation for females. Visit the Non-Traditional Occupations page to learn more.
Interested in getting a head start on your college degree? Blackhawk has options for you.