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Testing and Orientation Dates

Reserve Deputy Testing

  • Testing begins promptly at 6:00 a.m.  Applicants are requested to arrive by 5:30 a.m. in appropriate physical training attire.
  • Testing  consists of a pre-screen, written exam, physical agility test, and an oral board interview. 
  • Testing takes several hours, please plan to be onsite all day.

2023 Testing Dates & Orientation Dates

Testing and Orientation take place at the OC Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy at 15991 Armstrong Ave, Tustin, Ca 92782

DATE TIME TESTING or ORIENTATION
Wednesday, January 4 6:30 PM Orientation for Reserve Applicants, Professional Services Responders (PSR) Applicants, and Chaplain Applicants
Saturday, January 7 6:00 AM Testing for Reserve Applicants
Saturday, January 7 9:00 AM Pre-screen for Professional Service Responders (PSR) Applicants and Chaplain Applicants
Wednesday, February 22 6:30 PM Orientation for Reserve Applicants, Professional Services Responders (PSR) Applicants, and Chaplain Applicants
Saturday, March 4 6:00 AM Testing for Reserve Applicants
Saturday, March 4 9:00 AM Pre-screen for Professional Service Responders (PSR) Applicants and Chaplain Applicants
Wednesday, April 26 6:30 PM Orientation for Reserve Applicants, Professional Services Responders (PSR) Applicants, and Chaplain Applicants
Saturday, May 6 6:00 AM Testing for Reserve Applicants
Saturday, May 6 9:00 AM Pre-screen for Professional Service Responders (PSR) Applicants and Chaplain Applicants
Wednesday, June 28 6:30 PM Orientation for Reserve Applicants, Professional Services Responders (PSR) Applicants, and Chaplain Applicants
Saturday, July 8 6:00 AM Testing for Reserve Applicants
Saturday, July 8 9:00 AM Pre-screen for Professional Service Responders (PSR) Applicants and Chaplain Applicants
Wednesday, August 30 6:30 PM Orientation for Reserve Applicants, Professional Services Responders (PSR) Applicants, and Chaplain Applicants
Saturday, September 9 6:00 AM Testing for Reserve Applicants
Saturday, September 9 9:00 AM Pre-screen for Professional Service Responders (PSR) Applicants and Chaplain Applicants
Wednesday, November 8 6:30 PM Orientation for Reserve Applicants, Professional Services Responders (PSR) Applicants, and Chaplain Applicants
Saturday, November 18 6:00 AM Testing for Reserve Applicants
Saturday, November 18 9:00 AM Pre-screen for Professional Service Responders (PSR) Applicants and Chaplain Applicants

For more information, call the Reserve Office: 714-566-2711.