Corrections Comparative Compliance/Review

The Corrections Review Class (Comparative Compliance) is the process for out-of-state, federal officers and/or previously certified Florida officers with a four year or more break in service to become Florida certified without attending a full recruit program.


Class DatesOne-Week (Eight-Day) Course, Monday to Monday
Hours vary for training purposes; contact office for details
September 12 – 19, 2022May 8 – 15, 2023
November 28 – December 5, 2022July 10 – 17, 2023
January 23 – 30, 2023September 18 – 25, 2023
February 27 – March 6, 2023December 11 – 18,  2023
Tuition (52 hours) $795.00

Call the IPS main office, 352.742.6463, x1900, for book information.

An additional fee of $100.00 will be required when applying to take the Florida State Certification Exam.

All fees are subject to change without notice.


Dress code will be golf-style shirt worn with dress slacks for classroom work, white t-shirt and sweat pants for DT, t-shirt and shorts for driving, and t-shirt and pants for shooting. Shorts and flip flops are not acceptable attire. Bring 4 belt keepers and eye and ear protection for shooting. School supplies weapon (9mm Glock), ammo and leather.


Verification must be provided via FDLE Equivalency of Training CJSTC form 76 for those applicants previously certified in-state, out-of-state or military. This form must have been submitted and approved at the time of registration. You may contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at (850) 410-8600 for assessment information, or you may obtain your assessment through the Lake County Criminal Justice Selection Center located on the Institute of Public Safety Campus.

  • A valid Driver’s License will be required for all applicants.
  • Report to the Institute of Public Safety to register and pay fees.
  • Registration hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
    Students must be registered by 4:00 p.m. two weeks prior to class start date.

This course consists of two segments: (1) CJSTC-mandated demonstrations of proficiency in the High Liability Areas of Firearms, Defensive Tactics and First Aid and (2) Exam Preparation review of curriculum and mock testing. Students must complete both segments. The IPS does NOT represent that taking the Exam Preparation review will guarantee passage of the State Officer Certification Exam.

Registration will be on a FIRST COME/FIRST PAY basis. You will NOT be considered registered until you have paid your fees and submitted a complete Corrections Comparative Compliance/Review class applicationopens in a new windowopens PDF file . We will NOT hold a seat for anyone. There is a limit of 14 total seats (Law Enforcement and Corrections) for this class.

This class is only available to those individuals who have been approved for the Equivalency of Training (EOT) and have been issued the CJSTC form 76.

CANCELLATION PROCEDURE: Students who are registered for class will be notified of cancellation of the class two weeks before the class is scheduled to begin.



The Lake Tech Institute of Public Safety cannot guarantee that any individual Equivalency of Training (Review) class will run as scheduled.

Florida Corrections Officer Certification

Located near Orlando, FL, Lake Technical Colleges offers Florida Corrections Officer Certification verification for Out-of-State, Federal Officers, and/or previously certified Florida corrections officers with a four year break in service. If you want to become a Florida Certified Corrections Officer, or are looking for Correctional Officer Training Orlando, correctional officer jobs or correctional officer salary, get in touch with the Corrections Academy at Lake Tech today. Contact us at 352.742.6463opens phone dialer to book a Corrections Officer Certification appointment.