It is REQUIRED to have a minimum of two years’ experience as a peace officer, telecommunicator, or jailer; OR a bachelor’s degree and two years of teaching experience; OR a graduate degree. This course is for students who are in Law Enforcement, however students not in the law enforcement field will NOT be able to take the Basic TCOLE Instructor Course.
It is required to bring a laptop with Word and PowerPoint and a USB flash drive to class. Students MUST have a working knowledge of basic computer usage including Word and PowerPoint and all laptops must have the ability to save and load from a USB flash drive.
To successfully complete the course students must create, prepare and present two complete courses of instruction (15 and 30 minutes in length) to a panel of Academy Instructors to include a comprehensive Lesson Plan, Written Test and PowerPoint presentation. Students will also create a professional biography for submission. This course requires a significant amount of work on the part of students and they should expect to spend time working on their presentations outside of class hours.
* For the Basic Instructor Courses, students are required to wear either department dress uniform or business casual attire on the final two days of class.
12625 Wetmore Rd, Suite 436
San Antonio, TX 78247