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CSC30115 Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Custodial)

​Correctional Officer Training

Successful completion of this entry level course is the first step for all Custodial staff taking up employment as Correctional Officers, Overseers and Casual Correctional Officers, within Corrective Services NSW. 


Completion of this primary training component demonstrates your capacity to take up custodial duties in a correctional environment. Sessions include the key result areas of Organisational Administration and Management, Safety and Security, Offender Management, Weapons and Officer Survival and Escorting of Offenders. 


Once you have completed the 10 weeks of primary training (including the Integrated Induction Program on the first day of training), you will be required to complete a number of on-the-job assessments, within a designated time frame, and take up duties within the various Correctional Centres throughout New South Wales. 


After the successful completion of all the required assessments, you will receive the CSC30115 Certificate III in Correctional Practice, which is a nationally recognised industry specific qualification.


Course duration:

10 weeks face to face​

​Target group:

Recruited Correctional Officers, Overseers and Casual Correctional Officers

Training unit:

Custodial Training Unit.

All enquiries should be made through Human Resources Branch (Custodial Recruitment) Henry Dean Building Sydney ph: 02 8346 1333

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​Recruited correctional officers​ only to enrol.

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​For CSNSW staff only
Open to non-departmental staffOpen to non-CSNSW staff
Residential component
Regional training
Blended delivery
National Recognised Training​