This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Law, Public Safety & Security career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Law, Public Safety & Security career cluster.
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as Private Investigator Interns (SOC 33-9021) in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 22 of the code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR), the requirements of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DOACS) Chapter 493, Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 5N-1. Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). Reinforcement of basic skills in language and reading, appropriate for the job, is provided through preparatory classroom instruction and applied laboratory procedures and practice. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the public service industry: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community involvement, health, and environmental safety issues.