(1) The provisions of ss. 945.71-945.74 apply to all eligible inmates in state correctional institutions.
(2) Upon receipt of an inmate into the prison system, the department shall screen the inmate for the training program. To participate, an inmate must have no physical limitations which would preclude participation in strenuous activity and must not be impaired. In screening an inmate for the training program, the department shall consider the inmate’s criminal history and the possible rehabilitative benefits of “shock” incarceration.