|EPTA Member since||2019|
|1) What level of pre-education is required?||For junior officers - secondary education, for senior officers - high education.|
|2) What is the minimum – maximum age of trainees?||18 years old - 55 years old|
|3) Which tests are included in the recruitment assessment?|
Training centers do not conduct any tests to select students. According to legislation of Ukraine, personnel are selected and accepted for service by penitentiary institutions and probation bodies and then no later than two weeks from the date of acceptance for service, they are sent to study at training centers for initial professional training.
Length of initial/basic training of prison officer? (*see definition)
|1) Excluding in-service training||30 days for uniformed (180 hours).|
|2) Including in-service training|
|How many weeks class room?||30 days for uniformed (180 hours).|
|How many weeks practical prison work?||6 months|
|3) Is the initial/basic training accredited?||No|
|4) EQF level of initial/basic training||The EQF level is not established.|
|5) What are the subjects that are trained at the initial/basic level?|
Service preparation, basics of self-defence, law, physical training, psychology, pedagogy, professional ethics, administration, security basics, PC.
|6) What does final exam contain?|
Computer final test, which includes all the content of the curriculum.
|7) What type of exam?||Written|
|1) Is continuous training obligatory?||Yes|
|2) If yes, which modules are obligatory?|
Uniformed personnel are required to take a continuous training in appropriate in-service sphere every 3 years or before recruiting on a higher position. They also take regular trainings in the special classes. 4 hours a month of theoretical training, 3 hours a month of physical training. Every year they have to pass an exam.
* 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: Oleg Duka
Contact Person: Viktoriia Chernobaieva
Address: Ivana Kozheduba st. 333, Bila Tserkva, 09100, Ukraine
Telephone Number: +380456376443
Director: Vasylyk Vitalii (Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine, State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine)
Address: Yuria Illienka str., 81, Kyiv, Ukraine