DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Development Course

Online registration is not available for this course. 

Those interested in attending this course should email M/T Matthew Lemmons at Matthew.Lemmons@la.gov.

This course is designed to train instructors to effectively teach and provide effective feedback to learners. The curriculum is designed to be participant-centered and instructor-led. Each participant will be actively involved in the learning process. The course will provide all participants with a foundation in effective instruction principles, effective learning environments, promoting participation and interaction, and delivering effective feedback. The course teaches participants how to incorporate creative training techniques to deliver interactive presentations using techniques and/or materials that reinforce learning. To provide the opportunity for participants to apply instruction techniques demonstrated during the course, each participant is required to design and deliver a presentation on a session in the DWI/SFST curriculum. Strong emphasis is placed on assisting individual participants in expanding and improving their teaching and training skills, regardless of their level of experience. This course will also focus on improving fundamental skills of delivering effective feedback. Experienced instructors will demonstrate effective feedback measures throughout the course. Participants are given opportunities to apply effective feedback measures during the final participant presentations.

Class Dates: TBD

Training Hours: 32


Students must:

  • have a minimum of two years of law enforcement service.
  • be off probation with your agency.
  • be currently certified in SFST and Intoxilyzer 9000.
  • have experience in DWI enforcement and be proficient in administering SFST.
  • have an endorsement/recommendation from your department.

Required Equipment: Laptop or MDT with charger

Course Fee: Free

Dress Code: Agency uniform or business casual (NO JEANS, T-SHIRTS, or SHORTS)

Louisiana State Police Training Academy
7901 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Lodging: Lodging is available onsite at no cost. Email Kimberly Payne at Kimberly.M.Payne@la.gov for reservations.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch are provided onsite at no cost. Dinner will be the responsibility of the students and/or respective agencies.

Confirmation: You will receive an application via email.

Questions: Contact M/T Matthew Lemmons at Matthew.Lemmons@la.gov