This course should be taken by newly employed or prospective law enforcement officers seeking to meet the certification requirements of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission.
BLET consists of 647 hours of instruction and is typically offered three times per year, including two day courses and one night course.
- Day (Spring) Program – 18-week day course meeting Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. February 1 through June 9, 2017.
- Day (Fall) Program – 18-week day course meeting Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. August 16 through December 8, 2017.
- Night (Fall) Program – 35-week night course meeting Monday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. September 6, 2017 through May 11, 2018.
Weekend classes are required occasionally in both the day and night courses; Saturday and Sunday hours vary.