This course provides an opportunity for Correctional Officer applicants to receive certification for the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Occupational Fitness Test (FITCO). This is a requirement in the recruitment process for Correctional Officers with the Ministry. Participants become familiar with and practise FITCO protocols. FITCO is comprised of a Search Station, an Emergency Response Circuit and the Leger Shuttle Run. Participants must bring the completed Correctional Services Recruitment Unit issued “FITCO Informed Consent and Release” , “PAR-Q” , “Participant Performance Declaration” and if necessary the PARmedX forms. Participants who successfully complete the FITCO will receive certification valid for one year.
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