Guide Domestic Violence Instructor Certification

A Guide to the qualifications required to become certified as a Domestic Violence instructional trainer. The Certified Domestic Violence Instructor must renew their certification every three years, prior to their anniversary date.

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Domestic Violence Resources

Level II Domestic Violence Instructor

Assists Level III (Lead Instructor) - May assist lead instructor at any MPTC environment (Basic Recruit, Reserve Intermittent, In-service).

To meet this level you must have:

  • At least 5 years of recent experience working with domestic violence victims
  • Fulfillment of general MPTC trainer qualifications
  • The Domestic Violence Advocate should have at least five (5) years recent experience working with or supervising those working with victims of domestic violence and fulfills the trainer qualifications outlined by the MPTC.

Level III Domestic Violence Instructor

Instruct as a Lead Instructor at any MPTC environment (Basic Recruit, Reserve Intermittent, In-Service).

To meet this level you must have:

  • The Law Enforcement Instructor should have at least five (5) years recent experience responding to domestic violence calls, either as a patrol officer or supervisor, and fulfills the trainer qualifications outlined by the Municipal Police Training Committee.
  • For retired officers, you are an active expert in the domestic violence field who has stayed current in the field and fulfill the trainer qualifications outlined by the Municipal Police Training Committee.

Level I Domestic Violence Instructor

There is no Level I Domestic Violence Instructor

Register for Instructor Certification Training

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt Investigator Instructor Certification expires three years from the date of issue.

In order to comply with and maintain instructor certification you must complete recertification training before the anniversary date every three years.

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