Skip Navigation LinksHome > Courses

Basic TCOLE Instructor

Class Length: 48 hours
  Start DateEnd DateClass TimeClass Location Seats Available    
Register 2/19/20192/26/20190800-1700Denton Public Safety Training Center 10
Start Date*
End Date*
Class Times*
Location Name*
Location Address*
Location City*
Facilitator Update Email*
Inquiry Phone Number*
30-Day Release


This Basic Instructor Certification course is designed to provide the basic concepts of instruction and to increase the quality of professional law enforcement training. This course introduces the student to the teaching-learning process, phases of the teaching-learning process, factors affecting learning, preparing a lesson plan, and methods of instruction. The students will be taught how to develop and use instructional media to enhance their presentations. In addition, the fundamental techniques of developing testing and evaluation procedures will be presented. Each trainee must demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct a lesson during two teaching exercises which will be evaluated by two instructors.  A written exam will also be given at the end of the course in which students must score a minimum of 70% to complete the course. 








The class is now 48 hours and is split over a weekend to allow students to prepare for their final presentations and the written exam at the end of the course. Dress for the classroom portion of the course is business casual.  For their presentations students should wear uniforms or a topic appropriate professional dress style.

A laptop is required for this course.  It must have Microsoft Word and Power Point on it and it must contain at least one USB port.