|EPTA Member since||2020|
|1) What level of pre-education is required?||Complete secondary education|
|2) What is the minimum – maximum age of trainees?||17 years - 40 years|
|3) Which tests are included in the recruitment assessment?|
Law: Results of External independent evaluation in History of Ukraine, in Mathematics/Foreign Language.
Law Enforcement: Creativity Competition in Fundamentals of Jurisprudence, Results of External independent evaluation in History of Ukraine.
Psychology: Results of External independent evaluation in Mathematics, in Biology/Foreign Language.
Economics: Results of External independent evaluation in Mathematics, in Geography/Foreign Language.
Law: Professional Entrance Examination in Law and General Basic Legal Competencies, Examination in English.
Law Enforcement: Professional Entrance Examination in Criminal Law, Criminal and Executive Law, Administrative Law and Criminal Process, Examination in English.
Psychology: Professional Complex Entrance Examination, Examination in English.
Length of initial/basic training of prison officer? (*see definition)
|1) Excluding in-service training||56 weeks|
|2) Including in-service training|
|How many weeks class room?||174 weeks|
|How many weeks practical prison work?||19 weeks|
|3) Is the initial/basic training accredited?||Yes|
|4) EQF level of initial/basic training||the sixth level|
|5) What are the subjects that are trained at the initial/basic level?|
History of Penitentiary System, Life Protection, Administrative Law and Process, Criminal Law, Criminalistics, Operational and Investigative Activities, Criminal and Executive Law, Penitentiary Pedagogics, Science of Criminal Law, Judicial Medicine and Psychiatry, Probation Theory, Penitentiary Theory and International Standards for the Treatment of Prisoners, Criminal Process, Penitentiary Psychology, Labor Protection of Convicts, Foreign Language, Modern International Standards in the Field of Probation, International Mechanism for Human Rights Monitoring, Organizing Criminal Investigations in Penal Institutions, Experimental Psychology, Psychology of Deviant Behavior, Fundamentals of Psychocorrection, Fundamentals of Counseling, Fundamentals of Social and Psychological Rehabilitation, Psychology of Conflict, Management, Marketing.
|6) What does final exam contain?|
Law: Criminal Law State Examination, State and Law Theory State Examination.
Law Enforcement: Criminal Law and Criminal and Executive Law State Examination, Criminal Process State Examination.
Psychology: Penitentiary Psychology Research Project, General Psychology and Penitentiary Pedagogics State Examination.
Economics: Economic Theory Complex State Examination, Economics of Production Complex State Examination.
Law: Master's Research Paper.
Law Enforcement: Master's Research Paper.
Psychology: Master's Research Paper.
|7) What type of exam?||Oral,Written|
|1) Is continuous training obligatory?||Yes|
|2) If yes, which modules are obligatory?|
Legal Competence Module, Psychological and Pedagogical Competence Module, Professional Competence Module, Diagnostic Module.
* Definition of a prison officer:
Responsible for safety and security as well as prisoner rehabilitation. promote social behavior and address the offending behavior of prisoners. A prison officer belongs to a public service body.
Director: Oleksii Togochynskyi (Doctor of Sciences (Pedagogics), Professor, colonel of internal service, Rector of the Academy of the State Penitentiary Service)
Contact Person: Alina Kvitka
Address: 34 Honcha Str., 14000, Chernihiv, Chernihiv region, Ukraine
Telephone Number: +380462676822
Director: Vitalii Vasylyk (Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine, State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine)