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Guide Human Trafficking Instructor Certification

A guide to the qualifications required to become certified as a Human Trafficking Instructional Trainer. The Certified Human Trafficking Instructor must renew their certification every three years, prior to their anniversary date.

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Level II Assistant Instructor

Level II Instructors may assist in MPTC human trafficking courses in which they have attended the train the trainer.

  • Minimum five (5) years as a full time police officer
  • Certified sexual assault investigator through MPTC
  • Must attend train the trainer for specific curriculum
  • Current in field/best practices
  • Must attend yearly trainings/conferences in subject topic
  • Successfully completed the human trafficking specific train the trainer
  • Approved to co-instruct with level III or IV instructor at MPTC and satellite academies
  • Must have at least one year assisting with level III instructor
  • Eligible for compensation by MPTC with current contract
  • Has taken Instructor Development Program

Level III Lead Instructor

Level III Instructors are Lead Instructors, responsible for dissemination of MPTC curricula and mentoring and evaluating Level I and Level II instructors.

  • Has successfully completed ALL of the Level II requirements
  • Has taught multiple Human Trafficking courses at MPTC or Satellite academies as assistant instructor with Level III or IV instructor
  • A Level II must be recommended by Level III or IV instructor to proceed to next level
  • Final approval given by MPTC Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Coordinator
  • Once approved as a Level III; they may be the lead instructor in MPTC and satellite academies
  • Eligible for compensation by MPTC with current contract
  • Current in field/best practices
  • Must attend yearly updates/conferences in subject topic

Level IV Master Instructor

Due to their unique purpose, there is only a limited number of Level 4 instructors; who are appointed by the discretion of MPTC

  • Have attended train the trainer programs for all levels of Human Trafficking courses
  • Approved to teach in all levels of Human Trafficking
  • Has been a level 3 instructor for several years
  • Member of Human Trafficking advisory board
  • Must attend 50% of advisory board meetings to maintain this level
  • Must attend yearly updates/conferences in subject topic
  • Eligible for compensation by MPTC with current contract

Retired Officers

Instructors who have been retired for two or more years cannot be certified unless they can demonstrate how they meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a subject matter expert; main focus of expertise
  • Provide documentation of yearly trainings/conferences in subject matter
  • Current with best practices and legal updates
  • Reviewed status yearly
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