Role of the Instructor
As the instructor of the physical tasks training unit, the instructor has two roles to serve, that of
coach and that of official observer (monitor).
In the coaching role, the instructor:
maximizes the trainees' individual abilities to handle the physical demands of the job;
minimizes the potential for training related injuries; and,
teaches trainees methods they can pursue on their own (after placement in the
corrections officer position) to continue to maintain and improve their job related