Pre-Academy Training Classes
The Recruit Training Unit offers pre-academy training classes designed to enhance the successful completion of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s full time POST Basic Training Academy. The pre-academy classes will include physical training programs as well as an academic orientation.
Participants must have applied for Deputy Sheriff Trainee position with no disqualifications in any step of the application process. Participation is voluntary and is not a requirement for the selection of Deputy Sheriff Trainee, nor is participation in the program a guarantee of future employment as a Deputy Sheriff Trainee.
Participants who are current Sheriff’s Department employees must have their unit commander’s approval to participate. Sheriff’s Department employees must understand that no compensation for participating in the pre-academy program will be granted.
At this time reservations are NOT required. The pre-academy training program is conducted at two locations:
College of the Canyons
Wednesday, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
LASD North County Recruit Training Unit
Public Safety Academy, Building X12
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Valencia, CA 91351
The pre-academy training program for the College of the Canyons location will occur every Wednesday from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The group will assemble at the LASD (Public Safety) Academy Building (X12), south of the stadium. Parking Lot 9 is the closest. Participants are required to wear appropriate physical training clothing (solid colored shirt and shorts), and running shoes. Participants must also bring a towel and water bottle.
Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
LASD Recruit Training Unit
11515 Colima Road, building K
Whittier, CA 90604
The pre-academy training program for S.T.A.R.S. Center will occur every Tuesday & Thursday from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The group will assemble on the westside of the gymnasium. Participants are required to wear appropriate physical training clothing (solid colored shirt and shorts), and running shoes. Participants must also bring a towel and water bottle.