2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 06, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate (C55120)

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Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, or 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 alcohol beverage laws; investigative, patrol, custody, and court procedures; emergency responses; and ethics and community relations.

Students must successfully complete and pass all units of study mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission to receive a certificate.

In addition to the state requirements, students enrolled at Pitt Community College must pass a physical fitness requirement and participate in all hours of the program that exceed the minimum number of 640 hours to receive a certificate. Incompletes and deficiencies are not allowed in the program.

Program Courses

Total Credits for Certificate: 20


Work Based Learning work experience is not allowed.

Students should complete this program in 20 weeks for the Day Academy and 29 weeks for the Night Academy

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