Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)

The Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) curriculum is designed to give students essential skills required for employment as a law enforcement officer with state, county, or municipal governments, or with private enterprise.

If you are interested in an exciting and rewarding career in law enforcement, please review the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission entrance requirements.

Entrance Requirements

Military Service Members

You may be eligible to receive credit up to 142 hours of training based on your experience.

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Courses

Course work covers State commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include, but are not limited to:

– Elements of Criminal Law
– Juvenile Law, Civil Process
– Motor Vehicle Law
– Traffic Enforcement
– Alcoholic Beverage Laws
– Criminal Investigations
– Patrol Duties
– Detention Duties
– Testifying in Court
– Ethics
– Crime Prevention

Course Descriptions

Successful graduates receive a Basic Law Enforcement Training certificate, 19 credits toward an associate degree, and are qualified to take the certification exams mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

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2. Schedule an ACCUPLACER Reading Test

– Spring Lake Campus: Call 910-678-1004 or 910-678-1000
– Fayetteville Campus:  Call 910-678-8417
– Fort Bragg Center: Call 910-678-1050

3. Request an Academy Application Packet

Fill out the request form to receive an application to attend Basic Law Enforcement Training at FTCC.

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4. Obtain a Sponsorship

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5. Submit Completed Application Packet (by appointment only)

Call 910-678-1032 or 910-678-1011 to schedule an appointment.

6. Attend a PT Assessment (by appointment only)

Call 910-678-1032 or 910-678-1011 to make an appointment.

No associate degree currently available.

No diploma programs currently available.

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Certificate (C55120)

Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Award: Certificate

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Dates:
Mid August – Mid December (exact dates will be announced at BLET Informational Workshops)

Schedule:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & some Saturdays
PT 3X a week from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

To Attend a BLET Informational Workshop for Assistance in Completing the BLET Application Packet:
•Workshops will be held once a month (sign up under the “How to Enroll” tab or through Facebook at FTCC Basic Law Enforcement Training)

Fall Full Time Day Academy Application Deadline:
•Mid July (exact date will be announced at BLET Informational Workshops)

PT Assessment Dates:
•PT dates will be discussed at the workshops

Dates:
Mid September – Mid May of following year, ie: September 2015 – May 2016 (exact dates will be announced at BLET Informational Workshops)

Schedule:
Monday – Friday, 5:30pm-10:00pm & alternating Saturdays
PT 3X a week from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

To Attend a BLET Informational Workshop for Assistance in Completing the BLET Application Packet:
•Workshops will be held once a month (sign up under the “How to Enroll” tab or through Facebook at FTCC Basic Law Enforcement Training)

Fall Part Time Night Academy Application Deadline:
•Mid August (exact date will be announced at BLET Informational Workshops)

PT Assessment Dates:
•PT dates will be discussed at the workshops

Dates:
Mid January – Mid May (exact dates will be announced at BLET Informational Workshops)

Schedule:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & some Saturdays
PT 3X a week from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

To Attend a BLET Informational Workshop for Assistance in Completing the BLET Application Packet:
•Workshops will be held once a month (sign up under the “How to Enroll” tab or through Facebook at FTCC Basic Law Enforcement Training)

Fall Full Time Day Academy Application Deadline:
•Mid December (exact date will be announced at BLET Informational Workshops)

PT Assessment Dates:
•PT dates will be discussed at the workshops