Here at Savage Training Group, we give law enforcement officers the training they need to respond to critical incidents with confidence, however, we know you might have questions. Listed below are answers to some of the most common questions we have received:


How do I know if there are still spots available in a course?
When a course is full, our website displays a message indicating it’s full. If there are still fields for you to enter your registration info, then there are still spots available. If a course is full and you’d like to be placed on a waitlist, please use our online contact form to contact us.
What time is my course?
Almost all of our courses run from 8am to 5pm each day, with a one-hour break from 12pm (noon) to 1pm for lunch on your own. In some cases certain seminars run from 8am to 4pm. We recommend that you check the individual course page to find specific time and location details for the course you registered for, which is easily accessible from our In-Person Training Schedule page.
What, if anything, should I bring to a course?
We recommend you bring note-taking materials to our courses. If you are attending an FTO-related course (Field Training Officer, Field Training Officer Update, or Field Training Program Supervisor), please bring a laptop computer and a portable USB drive.
What is the recommended attire for attending a course?
Casual attire is sufficient for all of our courses.
What if I can’t make it to a course I signed up for?

If you can’t make it to a course you signed up for, we would appreciate being notified, and if your cancellation is within the cancellation window described in our cancellation policy, we will issue you a refund. Please use our online contact form to contact us so we can help, and include your order number.

Please note there are no exceptions to the cancellation policy.

If I request a refund, how will it be paid?
If you need to request a refund, our company policy states that we need that request in writing. Please use our online contact form and indicate the order number the refund pertains to. If you have multiple students on an order and need a refund for only a certain number of them, please let us know that as well in your message.

Refunds will be paid the same way they are received. If you paid by credit card, the refund will go back to the card. If you paid by check from an invoice sent to your department, a check will be sent by mail.

Remember, refund requests must be received within the cancellation window as described in our cancellation policy. There are no exceptions to this policy.

It takes a great deal of planning and logistical work to deliver the best training for our students, so thank you for your understanding.

How can my agency host a course?
Please visit our Host a Training Course page.
How do I become an instructor?
Please visit our Become an Instructor page.
Will I receive POST or other state training credits from attending your courses?
All of our courses* are California POST-certified because we are based in California. However, we present courses all over the United States and we’re happy to work with hosting agencies to obtain certification in their particular state. If you are interested in hosting our courses and obtaining certification in your state, please visit our hosting page for more information.

*Please note that we make a distinction between courses and seminars. Seminars are not POST-certified.

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