The P.O.S.T. Basic Academy is a P.O.S.T. Certified 26-week long training program which trains recruits to become Peace Officers in the State of California. The P.O.S.T. Basic Academy consists of 42 Learning Domains where recruits are tested and evaluated. The Academy also includes training in Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC), firearms, defensive tactics, and scenarios that must be passed in order to graduate.