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OSDT Apex Building

2211 Schieffelin Road
Apex, NC  27502
Phone: (919) 367-7100

Fax: (919) 367-7180 or (919) 367-7179



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Western Region Training Class

Open Your Books To...
The BCO Class at the
Western Foothills Region Training Facility

Apex Break Area

Ah Relaxation!
The BCO Class at the
Central Region relaxes
for a moment before class
begins again.


Firing Range
A Day at the Range
The Eastern Region
Team on the firing range.


Apex Classroom
Academic Studies
In-Service offers training
that will increase your
career growth.

To train North Carolina Department of Correction workforce in correctional related subjects by providing direct or indirect learning experiences of a pragmatic nature, which ensures that both entry level and career level employees' training needs are fulfilled.

The Department of Correction Policy provides Staff Development & Training as an integral function within the Agency.  The attainment of excellence in providing professional services to the employees of DOC by all OSDT staff is encouraged.  Toward achieving this purpose, the Department seeks to optimize individual self development and life-enrichment through equal opportunity for staff development and training, regardless of job position.  The goal of OSDT is to provide training oriented to serving the needs of the overall Agency and each of it's employees.

The need for staff development and training within DOC is recognized as a vital necessity for a staff that totals more than 19,000 employees.  With over 500 different job classifications, mandated training and standards required by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, a comprehensive training program is required to meet the Agency's needs.

OSDT strives to address the specialized training needs of all staff from top management officials to first line employees.  The Agency seeks to employ highly qualified individuals; therefore, it is essential that the abilities of the persons employed be utilized so they will be of optimum value and effectiveness in their new positions.  For this reason, employees are introduced to training opportunities which will continue throughout their careers with the Department of Correction.

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