A TWO-WEEK training for Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) field officers opened in Honiara, Monday.
Officers from provincial correctional service centres and their colleagues at Rove in Honiara are participating.
“Sound judgment is integral to effective field training officers,” CSSI Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi said when opening the training.
“The field training officer bears the responsibility not only for their own safety, but for the safety of their junior probationary officers,” he added.
“Furthermore, the field training officer is responsible for the decisions of their Commandant and the Coordinator.
“A prospective field training officer must consistently demonstrate they are capable of making good decisions on their own before they can be entrusted with the responsibility of training another officer in the field.
Manelusi said a solid body of Field Training Officers is the core component essential to the future of Governance, Prisoner programs, Visits, Personal and Professional, Regional and official visit, contractors, dynamic security, safety and how to conduct search
The field training officer’s responsibility is to prepare work plan to achieve individual work action plan extract from the Annual Business plan (ABP) Strategic direction of CSSI organisation
The training will end of April 23.