LET530 – 24.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Fire Department SUV in front of stationIn this course vehicle operators will become familiar with terminology and liability issues that relate to the operation of a motor vehicle in an emergency capacity. The course includes hands-on driving exercises that will enhance an individual’s ability to operate a vehicle during an emergency situation. Participants will learn and demonstrate their individual vehicle control and performance limitations.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Driving Course #2046.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants enrolling in this course must have the following endorsements:

  • Valid driver’s license with the proper endorsement

Prior to the start of the course, a member of the ILEPSE staff will contact the participant to verify the endorsement listed above.

Participants will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with proper endorsement

Equipment

  • Provide a suitable vehicle that will be used in an emergency driving situation. Maximum of two participants per vehicle.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example, a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.

Topics

  • Legal Aspects of Emergency Driving
  • Physical Forces and Vehicle Dynamics
  • Driving on Wet Surfaces
  • Performance Driving
  • Serpentine Driving
  • Controlled Braking
  • Evasive Lane Change
  • Obstacle Course
  • Backing

Suggested Audience

  • Emergency vehicle operators, firefighters, EMS, and other emergency services personnel

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 24.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • 24.00 hours – State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
  • 24.00 hours – Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

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