All non-certified law enforcement personnel will at a minimum have one-year experience with their agency prior to becoming an instructor and will not be a probationary employee. Supporting documentation is required. In order to attend an instructor class, you must provide proof of the following:
Precision Driving Instructor: (36) hours of previous Precision Driving/Defensive Driving instruction.
Certificates issued after the previous training was completed indicating the type of training, the instructor’s name, date and location of the training and numbers of hours, or a letter signed by your department’s hiring authority or training officer on department letterhead indicating the type of training, the instructor’s name, date and location of the training, and the number of hours are required documentation.
After your on-line registration is completed supporting documentation is required.
Documentation must be received within 10 days of the scheduled Instructor course. Hand carried documentation will not be accepted.
Verification of previous training must be completed before the beginning of each course.
These five-day courses will provide Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification as a Precision Driving Instructor.
Topics will include: non-emergency, emergency and pursuit driving, instructor development, range safety, range setup and training in program evaluation. Class size will be limited to sixteen certified Iowa law enforcement officers.