LET540 – 4.00 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 ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Proper use of radio communications can create an effective and efficient work environment. This course prepares participants to properly utilize the radio and its associated resources while on the Harris County Radio system. The participants will learn skills that will assist them in utilizing the approved basic hand held and mobile radios while operating them in a professional manner. Course instruction is through online lecture and summary questions. 

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Communications & Operations Course #3852.

Note: This online course requires Adobe Flash. Please confirm your computer has Flash before registering for the course. For additional details, please refer to the Course Completion Requirements below.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • The mandatory completion/duration period for the eCourse is 45 days from the registration date.
  • To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.

Online Course Technical Requirements

To successfully complete this online course, you should have access to a computer with the following system requirements:

  • Computer tower or laptop
    • Note: The use of a tablet is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Broadband or high-speed internet connection
    • Recommended: Wired connection with at least 2.0 Mbps bandwidth (bi-directional, i.e. sending and receiving)
    • Alternative: Wireless (WiFi) connection
    • Note: The use of a MiFi or mobile hotspot is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Current version of web browser
    • Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 52 or higher, Google Chrome 80 or higher
    • Alternatives: Internet Explorer 11, Safari 11 or higher
    • Note: Microsoft Edge is not currently a supported browser.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
  • Adobe Flash 28 or higher

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

  • Basic Hand Held Radio
  • Basic Mobile Radio
  • Channels Operation
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • History of Two-Way Radio
  • Introduction to Radio Physics
  • Mobile Radio Installations
  • Radio Etiquette

Suggested Audience

  • All radio users using the Harris County Radio system

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.40 CEUs
  • 4.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

This course was developed through a partnership with Harris County.

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

Throughout my military and federal career, I must say the instructor and instruction were some of the best I’ve ever encountered. He is a definite contribution and amazing reflection of TEEX and Texas A&M.

— Unexploded Ordance Technician I
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