Basic Law Enforcement Training

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program is designed to give students essen­tial skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, municipal governments, or with private enterprise. This program utilizes state commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include, but are not limited to, criminal, juve­nile, civil, traffic, and alcoholic beverage laws; investigative, patrol, custo­dy, and court procedures; emergency responses; and ethics and communi­ty relations. Successful graduates receive a curriculum certificate and are qualified to take certification examinations mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and/or the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission.

The State Certification exam will be administered at the end of each semester.

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is a full-time day program. It consists of 624 hours of instruction during a 16-week semester. Some evening and weekend hours may be scheduled as needed. Students are expected to be flexible to adjust to training times as announced by trainers. Students should be certain that they have the support of their family and friends to be able to dedicate the time and attention to the BLET Program.

Admission Deadlines

Admission requirements for the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and Coastal Carolina Community College must be completed by the dates for the corresponding semesters.

The dates listed below are the predicted deadlines for the last day of enrollment in the BLET Program for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters: 

Fall 2013 Semester:              August 12, 2013
Spring 2014 Semester:         December 12, 2013

BLET is a limited enrollment program. When the number of applicants exceeds the number of spots available, a point system will be used to determine the most eligible candidates. All applicants are encouraged to do their best on the TABE test and the POPAT and should submit all required documents to complete their application as soon as possible.

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  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate (C55120)
Course Requirements for Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate

Curriculum Code: C55120

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CJC Basic Law Enforcement Training 9 30 19
Total Semester Hours: 19


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