Program Coordinator

108 McKenzie Rd., Spring Lake, NC 28390
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Yovana Vest

What to Expect:

About 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 Justice Education and Training Standards Commission entrance requirements.

Course Work

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

Career Paths

Successful graduates receive a Basic Law Enforcement Training certificate, 20 credits towards an associate degree, and are qualified to take the certification exams mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

How to Enroll

1. Apply to FTCC
2. Schedule an ACCUPLACER Reading test
  • Spring Lake Campus: Call 910.678.1001 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 rest form to receive an application to attend Basic Law Enforcement Training at FTCC

4. Obtain a Sponsorship

See FAQs for  more information

5. Submit Completed Application Packet (by appointment only)

Call 910.678.1032 or 910.486.7330 to schedule an appointment

6. Attend a PT Assessment (by appointment only)

Call 910.678.1032 or 910.486.7330 to schedule an appointment

Day & Night Academies are Available!

Fall 2018 Full Time Day Academy


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


Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm & some Saturdays
PT 3X a week from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a certificate in Basic Law Enforcement Training. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!


Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Certificate (C55120)

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

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