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.
ATTENTION: Orientation for upcoming May 2016 Class will be held Monday, March 21st - 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. - at Public Safety Training Center - Attendance required at only 1 of the 2 sessions.
- Use this BLET Checklist
- Application for Admission (please open this link in Internet Explorer or Google Chrome)
- Sample Letter of Sponsorship
- Medical History Statement
- Medical Examination Report
- See Title 12 of NC Admin Code
- 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: