Officer Wellness and Physical Abilities
30 clock hours
001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 014, 015, 016
Course Description:This is a basic course in which physical fitness and wellness is studied. The student will also be required to be physically evaluated using the physical fitness standards. Objectives are addressed as specified by the criminal justice standards and training commission.
- Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
- Criminal History and Background Check
- Drug Screen Test
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
- Define physical fitness.
- Define nutrition.
- Define body composition.
- Calculate body mass using an index.
- Understand the requirements of the physical fitness assessment test.
- Define vertical jump.
- Demonstrate a vertical jump.
- Measure a vertical jump.
- Define one minute sit ups
- Demonstrate a one minute sit up.
- Define a 300 meter sprint.
- Demonstrate a 300 meter sprint.
- Define maximum pushups.
- Demonstrate maximum pushups.
- Define 1.5 mile run.
- Demonstrate a 1.5 mile run.
- Participate in the mandatory physical fitness test.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
COR Outcome 1: Students demonstrate mastery of Correctional Officer knowledge and skills.
COR Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer work setting.
COR Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer work setting.
COR Outcome 4: Exhibit interpersonal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer work setting.
COR Outcome 5: Exhibit leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer workplace.
Tests, Skills Performance, Skills Demonstration, Behavioral Observation, Skills Check-Off
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies and student discussion on specific topics.
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