Public Safety Training - Law Enforcement

Basic Law Enforcement Training

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The North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training is a State accredited program designed to prepare entry level individuals with the cognitive and physical skills to become certified police officers and deputy sheriff’s. The course is comprised of thirty-six (36) separate blocks of instruction. The Commission mandated course, upon completion, will enable the graduate to be certified to work as a sworn law enforcement officer in the State of North Carolina.

The day sessions typically meet from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with some evenings and Saturdays required.

The evening sessions typically meet 6:00 p.m..- 10:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Some additional daytime hours may be necessary for certain blocks of instruction.

UPCOMING TRAINING SESSION(s)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

UNIFORM TRAINING ATTIRE INFORMATION & COST

COURSE CONTENT

REQUIRED BOOKS
 

BLET APPLICATION FORM LINKS:

 
GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • In addition to attending all sessions and successfully completing each topic area, the candidate must be recommended by the School Director to take the State administered exam at the conclusion of the program. Therefore, proper attitude, conduct and attendance is mandatory in order to receive recommendation. Only serious applicants should apply.
  • ​SCC-PSTC Provides:  Weapon systems, duty belt, handcuff case, handcuffs, holsters, ammunition as well as vehicles and fuel for Driver Training and all other equipment as required by the North Carolina Training and Standards Commission.
  • Students will need to provide over the ear hearing and eye protection for Firearms Training.

For information regarding application status or specific questions concerning BLET contact:


Matthew Reynolds

NC Law Enforcement Certification 
Coordinator/Instructor

828.306.7046 Office
828.369.2428  Fax

reynolds@southwesterncc.edu