Brush Farm Academy

Operational Community Programs

Training Unit

Group LearningThe Operational Community Programs Training Unit provides a range of courses open to staff in all areas of CSNSW. Our main focus is to provide staff with the underpinning knowledge and practical skills to work with offenders in reducing their offending behaviour.

The Operational Community Programs Training Unit is responsible for entry level training for Community Corrections Officers and Community Offender Support Program staff. We also offer a range of short courses for more experienced officers and staff of CSNSW working with offenders.

All training staff at the Operational Community Programs Training Unit have industry training qualifications as well as extensive experience in corrections. Our staff have a variety of backgrounds and areas of interest and work to ensure the currency and operational relevance of course content.

The Operational Community Programs Training Unit is based at the Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy at Eastwood. Programs are delivered at the Academy and off site at correctional centres and office locations across the state.