What is needed to progress through Intermediate and Advanced certification?

The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (GA POST) has the statutory authority for issuing all certifications involving peace officers in Georgia. The GA POST website has descriptions of all POST certification requirements and all relevant applications.

The following courses, many of which are offered at GPSTC, are needed to advance through Intermediate and Advanced certification.

Intermediate (158 course hours)
Interpersonal Relations
Criminal Procedure
Health & Wellness
Emergency Medical Responder
Officer Survival

Advanced (152 course hours)
Advanced Report Writing
Advanced Traffic Law
Advanced Firearms
Crime Scene Processing
Interviews & Interrogations
Search Warrants & Affidavits
Specialized Patrol Techniques