Law Enforcement In-Service Training

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Western Piedmont Community College provides in-service training opportunities for current law enforcement officers and Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) for individuals interested in a career in law enforcement.


Basic Law Enforcement Training

Learn more about WPCC’s Basic Law Enforcement Training program.

In-Service Training

To register for an in-service training course, you must download, complete, and submit the Law Enforcement Training Center Registration Form back to WPCC. The form is available by clicking the button under each course description in the calendar below, and instructions on how to submit the registration are included with the download. You must complete a registration form when you sign up for each class. Multiple officers from a law enforcement agency may register on one form. To view course descriptions and access the registration form, click the date or course name in the calendar. For more information, please contact Robin Nutt at (828) 448-3135 or at

Class Offerings

Here are the scheduled law enforcement in-service training classes currently being offered by WPCC. To register, click or tap the ”Register for This Class” button underneath the description.

If you would prefer a course listing in a calendar format, you can access it here.

Telecommunicator Certification Training

Date: June 25-July 2, 2018
Time: 0800-1700 (49.5 Hours)
Location: Moore Hall – Room 15
Instructor: Callicut/Ledwell/Isabell

NOTE: You must already be hired as an Emergency Services Telecommunicator in order to attend this class.

Course Description:

This course goal is to provide participants with the entry level knowledge and skills to practice as an emergency services telecommunicator.
  • To define the role and explain characteristics of professional telecommunicators, stress and the telecommunicators, telecommunicator’s Code of Ethics.
  • Identify & demonstrate the operation of major equipment
  • Identify major information resources
  • Differentiate between organization, general operation, terminology, common service, fire & emergency, medical services, and the NC Division of Emergency Management
  • Demonstrate common call reception
  • Identify civil liability
  • Identify basic radio broadcast techniques
  • Demonstrate a telecommunications training practicum


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Standardized Field Sobriety Training Refresher

Date: July 12 or July 19, 2018
Time: 1500-1900 (4 Hours)
Location: Foothills Higher Education Center, Room 234
Instructor: Officer Joseph Beaver & Trooper Jordan Byland

Course Description:

To train officers to better detect DWI violations and therefore reduce the number of accidents, deaths and injuries caused by impaired drivers. This is a refresher course only.


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