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Training activities

Basically APCA conducts two types of training programmes viz., Regular and Special Training Programs for prison and correctional officers.

1. Basic course (Nine month) for newly recruited.
2. In-Service Course (Three month) for more than 5 years of service.
3. 10 days Computer Course for those who will be handling Computers while on duty.

4.  Apart from the above regular courses, short-term courses are being conducted by APCA.

Since its inception on 1.10.1979, so far 4519  Officers have been trained as on 25.11.2016  at APCA including present officers.

The officers so far trained were from Assam, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chatisgarh, Haryana, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashra, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Pondicherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal &  West Bengal.

 

COURSE FEE : All the Prison and Correctional Officers from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala States undergoing training at APCA are provided with free boarding and lodging.

For Prison and Correctional Officers of States, other than above , the course fee per trainee officer towards boarding, lodging, infrastructural and instructional cost.

§         Nine months course fee : Rs. 72,000/-

§         Three months course fee : Rs. 24,000/-

§         One month refresher course fee : Rs. 8,000/-

INDOOR TRAINING : Indoor training includes theory classes on Criminal Justice System, Psychology, Computer Applications, APCA - Indoor TrainingField visits include visits to correctional institutions such as Central Prison, Women’s Prison, Observation Home, After Care Home, the Regional Probation Office at Vellore, the Juvenile Home, Ranipet, other District and Sub-Jails in Andhra Pradesh and allied institutions like de-addiction centers, centers for the mentally ill and lepers patients, center for rural development, the Finger Print Bureau and Forensic Lab, Fire Services etc. at Vellore. Subsequently the trainees are placed in these institutions for study and they submit study reports on these field placement programmes.

Every batch of trainee officers is regularly sent on study tour to    North and South India (to study the working conditions of prisons, correctional and allied institutions in the different states). Through this they are exposed to the various institutions other than those in their own States and they also get the opportunity to mingle and     share knowledge with their counterparts and senior officers from across the country.

APCA - Indoor Training

APCA - Indoor Training

APCA - Indoor Training

 

 

 

 

 

OUT DOOR TRAINING : As a healthy body is integral to maintain a healthy mind, APCA gives adequate importance for out-door activities such as physical training, musketry, parade, karate, yoga, gymnastics, games, sword lathi drills, etc.

Examinations are also conducted. A series of trips to the shooting range at Salamanatham 25 Kms from APCA ensures good practice in shooting to the trainees.

APCA - Outdoor Training

APCA - Outdoor Training

APCA - Outdoor Training

APCA - Outdoor Training

APCA - Outdoor Training

APCA - Outdoor Training

APCA - Outdoor Training

APCA - Outdoor Training

 

 

 

 

A shooting examination is also held at the end of the course.  As a healthy body is integral to maintain a healthy  mind, APCA gives adequate importance for out-door activities such as :

Parade,  Karate,  Self-Defense,  Gymnastics,  Commando Operations,  Fire Fighting, First Aid, Preventive Measures,  Security, Various Aspects, Rescue Operations, Mob Operations, Bomb Detection and Bomb Disposal Methods,  Locks and Releases, Outer Security Measures, Internal Security Measures, Creation of Security Zone, Spy System, Vigilance, Techniques in Self-Defense and Games and Recreation.


LIST OF OFFICERS TRAINED SO FAR FROM PARTICIPATING AND NON-PARTICIPATING STATES & UNION TERRITORIES
(
up to 22nd  November 2016)

Sl

No.

States

1 year

basic

course

9 month

basic

course

6 month

basic

course

3 month

basic

course

1 month

refresher

course

1 month

computing

course

Short

Term

Course

Total

1.

Assam

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

3

2.

Andaman & Nicobar

1

0

2

0

3

0

2

8

3.

Andhra Pradesh

129

251

263

20

189

62

336

1250

4.

Bihar

0

10

7

0

0

0

94

111

5.

Chandigarh

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

6.

Chattisgarh

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

5

7.

Delhi

0

0

0

16

0

0

39

55

8.

Goa

0

3

9

11

0

0

0

23

9.

Gujarat

0

2

0

3

0

0

11

16

10.

Haryana

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

11.

Jharkhand

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

4

12.

Jammu & Kashmir

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

3

13.

Karnataka

89

42

67

34

91

33

274

630

14.

Kerala

72

32

106

140

36

34

175

595

15.

Madhya Pradesh

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

16.

Maharashtra

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

8

17.

Manipur

0

0

16

0

0

0

0

16

18.

Mizoram

0

0

12

0

0

0

0

12

19.

Nagaland

10

13

0

0

0

0

4

27

20.

Orissa

0

0

11

0

0

0

2

13

21.

Pondicherry

1

5

0

0

0

0

36

42

22.

Punjab

0

0

11

0

0

0

0

11

23.

Rajasthan

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

24.

Sikkim

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

25.

Tamil Nadu

6

8

360

107

170

107

852

1610

26.

Tripura

0

0

4

2

0

0

2

8

27.

Telangana

0

1

0

3

16

0

23

43

28.

Uttar Pradesh

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

29.

Uttranchal

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

30.

West Bengal

0

0

4

0

0

0

10

14

 

Total

309

367

872

330

505

236

1890

4519


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