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CSC40121 Certificate IV in Correctional Practice

Community Corrections Officer Primary Training

The aim of the CCO Training course is to equip newly recruited officers with the skills and knowledge to be effective in their new role.

The initial course and workplace assessments cover interviewing skills, report writing, case management, risk assessment, case planning, parole requirements and skills to deal with different offender groups. Officers attend the 8 week face-to-face Community Corrections Officer Training at the Academyas well as a 4 week placement period. This is followed by up to 10 months of on-the-job training.

After training and successful completion of the workplace assessment tasks, participants achieve the CSC40121 Certificate IV in Correctional Practice.

Note: This is an entry level course for new Community Corrections Officers only. Recruited officers only to enrol.​

Course duration: 
12 weeks

Training unit: Operational Community Programs Training Unit


Enquiries should be made through the Human Resources (Corporate Recruitment) Unit, Corrective Services NSW

Open to non-departmental staff


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