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How long is the program?

When do classes start?

What days of the week will they attend?

How do I register people for classes?

What will they need to register?

How much does it cost?

When and where should the people report for the first day?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How long is the program?

The Academy is ten months in length.  It is in session February through December and then again July through May. 

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When do classes start?

Academy classes start the last Sunday of February and the last Sunday in July.

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What days of the week will they attend?

Spring Semester Classes - The classes starting in February meet two nights a week (Mon. and Tue., 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm), all day Sunday (6:00 am to 6:00 pm) and several Saturdays (6:00 am to 6:00 pm).  They graduate with full certification in December.

Fall Semester Classes - The classes starting in July meet two nights a week (Mon. and Tue., 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm), all day Sunday (6:00 am to 6:00 pm) and several Saturdays (6:00 am to 6:00 pm).  They graduate with full certification in May. 

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How do I register people for classes?

Contact the Academy Director, Penny Babb at 623.845.3951. There will be an orientation session held the week prior to the academy start date to prepare the recruits for the first day of the academy.

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What will they need to register?

They need the original AzPOST Basic Training Application (AzPOST Form AA), properly completed and signed by the agency representative and the cadet.

Note:  The AzPOST Form A-1 is to be sent to AzPOST, not the Academy.

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How much does it cost?

The Academy is 17 credit hours the first semester and 13 credit hours the second semester. Presently the cost of tuition is $81 per credit hour. There is also a $15 registration fee each semester, $150 lab fee for the first semester and a $100 lab fee for the second semester. Total cost for the first semester is $1,542.00; second semester would be $1,168.00. Some agencies reimburse the cadets for successful completion of the program. If financial aid or VA Services are needed, please contact that department at the college at least 16 weeks prior to starting the program.

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When and where should the people report for the first day?

Please print and give each cadet a copy of the appropriate form that is attached to the following links:

 

[Spring (March) Semester]  [Fall (July) Semester]

 

 

Email the Program Director at penny.babb@gccaz.edu
Office: (623) 845-3951 or (623) 845-3831
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This page is solely the responsibility of its creator, Penny Babb
Last updated: October 22, 2013
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