(c) For instruction of the CMS Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics Course , CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor Course, or CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor Transition Course, there shall be no more than ten students actively engaged in defensive tactics for each Commission-certified defensive tactics instructor. Actively engaged is defined as “a student engaged in the practical performance of any one of the approved defensive tactics techniques.”
(d) For instruction of the CMS Criminal Justice Firearms Course, CMS Firearms Instructor Course, CMS Firearms Instructor Transition Course, CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations Course, or CMS Vehicle Operations Instructor Course, or CMS Vehicle Operations Instructor Transition course, one rangemaster shall supervise all range activity while training is actively engaged. The rangemaster shall be a Commission-certified instructor for the High-Liability Basic Recruit Training Course being trained, and shall not be included as an instructor to comply with the instructor to student or instructor to vehicle ratio requirements.
(e) For instruction of the CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers Course , CMS First Aid Instructor Course, or CMS First Aid Instructor Transition Course, at least one Commission-certified CMS First Aid Instructor shall be required for every ten students actively engaged in the practical and performance areas of the training. Actively engaged is defined as “a student involved in the practical performance of any first aid skills training.” CPR Instructors, who possess a valid CPR Instructor Certification , which is at minimum at the “Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor” or “Heartsaver Instructor” level with the American Heart Association, “CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor” or “First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor” or “Emergency Response Instructor” or “Lifeguarding Instructor” level with the American Red Cross, “First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor” or “BLS Instructor” level with the American Safety and Health Institute, or “BLS Instructor” level with the National Safety Council, are permitted to instruct CPR in the CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers Course , the CMS First Aid Instructor Transition Course, or the CMS First Aid Instructor Course, or be used to meet the required instructor to student ratio for demonstration of proficiency in these courses. The instructor to student ratio shall match the prerequisites set forth in the approved CPR course certification requirements. A copy of the Instructor Exemption Application form CJSTC-82, and a copy of the instructor’s valid CPR Instructor Certification shall be maintained in the instructor’s file.
Specific Authority 943.03(4), 943.12(1), (2), 943.14(3), 943.17 FS. Law Implemented 943.12(5), 943.17 FS. History–New 12-13-92, Amended 1-2-97, 7-7-99, 8-22-00, 7-29-01, 11-5-02, 11-30-04, 3-21-07.
11B-35.0023 Student Transfers within Basic Recruit Training Programs.
(1) Pursuant to subsection 11B-35.002(1), F.A.C., Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Programs shall be offered only at training schools certified by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission for the respective discipline.
(2) A student enrolled in a Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program may transfer courses to another training school, provided the courses have been successfully completed and the student has exited the previous training school. Verification shall be made by reviewing the student’s course score in item number 12 of the Training Report form CJSTC-67 to determine if the student was dismissed from the previous training school.
(a) Courses completed in a Traditional Basic Recruit Training Program shall be recognized and transferable to a Traditional Basic Recruit Training Program in a different training school.
(b) Courses completed in the CMS Application-Based Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program shall be transferable to a CMS Application-Based Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program in a different training school.
(c) High-Liability Basic Recruit Training Courses successfully completed in a Traditional Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program shall be transferable to the CMS Application-Based Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program provided the student requesting the transfer has successfully completed the High-Liability Basic Recruit Training Course designated as “CMS New” for which the transfer is requested.
(3) Both the transferring student and the receiving training school shall request the transferring training school to complete and submit the appropriate student records. Upon receipt of such request, the transferring training school is responsible for submitting the transferring student’s records to the receiving training school.
(4) When a student has successfully completed courses included in a Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program at two or more training schools, and has met all requirements for completion of the program, set forth in the requirements of this rule section, the training school where the student has successfully completed the greatest number of courses in that program, shall upon receipt of the student records from the other training school(s), submit a Training Report