Certified Protection Officer
Certified Protection Officer 1
This course will prepare students to employ the skills needed in both online coursework and the workplace. The course is presented in two semesters.
Semester 1 presents an overview of basic personal, professional, and self-management skills, including setting goals, professional communication skills, and time management and stress management techniques.
Semester 2 defines types of security and patrol; discusses relations with police, the public, and labor organizations; and describes procedures for crowd and traffic control. It presents techniques for improving memory and observation skills, taking effective notes, and writing satisfactory reports. It also provides context for and builds on information introduced in Semester 1.
Certified Protection Officer 2
This course will prepare online students to employ the skills needed for controlling access and handling evidence, as well as basic safety requirements. It will also provide techniques to manage stress and control emotions. The course is presented in two semesters.
Semester 1 describes techniques and procedures for controlling access to an area of interest and how to gather, protect, and present evidence, including witness testimony. It also discusses basic safety requirements with an emphasis on fire safety and advanced first aid procedures.
Semester 2 focuses on managing stress and emotions, stress and its impact, emotional intelligence, anger management, and conflict resolution.
Career Online High School is a division of Smart Horizons Career Online Education, a private school district that has been granted District Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, the national commission that confers the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) accreditation seal. This means that the SHCOE district and all its schools are accredited, and that Smart Horizons Career Online Education is recognized across the nation as a quality school system.
AdvancED is the unified organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). AdvancED provides nationally recognized accreditation for school districts and individual schools and represents 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 65 countries worldwide, educating 15 million students.
Students and community members can learn more about the District Accreditation Process at www.advanc-ed.org.
Smart Horizons has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1780 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500 McLean, VA 22102.