New Correctional Officers attend a 6-Week Basic Corrections Training Program, funded by MDOC, that includes 42.5 hours-per-week of paid training and results in State Certification. Classes are held regionally at a MDOC facility and follows the BCTP curriculum required by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Watch the video to learn more about the Correctional Officer BCTP Experience.
Unsure if Corrections is for You?
Our Paid Job Shadow Program provides an opportunity for successful candidates to see what the Maine Model of Corrections is all about before committing to the BCTP. You will come on payroll in a uniformed status and shadow a Correctional Officer throughout their daily responsibilities while earning a paycheck. Contact an HR Manager for details.