Basic Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) Training

LET555 – 60.00 Hours


Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.

Details Buttons Dates Location Class Price Register Buttons
09/29/24 – 10/04/24 Bryan, TX LS LET555 18 $600.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

officer in swat gear

Basic Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) training provides new SWAT officers the opportunity to learn basic tactical operations theory and develop a level of proficiency in common SWAT operations. The course provides participants with a solid understanding of basic SWAT concepts and operations.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Basic SWAT Course #3301.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants enrolling in this course must meet the following employment status. Please ensure the affiliation on your student account reflects the following:

  • Be a licensed or certified peace officers with a current commission or military/security personnel
  • Have at least one year of law enforcement experience

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

Course Completion Requirements

Physical Requirements

Physical participation is required and the participant must be in good physical condition and able to pass the SWAT Physical Requirements and the Firm Arm Qualifications on the first day of class. There will be no refunds for any candidate dismissed for failure to meet the physical requirements and/or qualification.

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

The participant must provide the following required equipment:

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 100% 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.

This course will have varying daily start and end times throughout the course offering. In some cases, make-up work will not be available (due to equipment/facility needs and/or safety/teamwork components or activity setup/facilitation/requirements).

Participants in a TCOLE credit eligible course must complete the class in its entirety to receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion and be reported for TCOLE credit.

If you have additional questions, please refer to the TEEX Participant Handbook.

  • Physical training clothing and footwear

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Building entry and searches
  • Dynamic entry techniques
  • History of SWAT
  • Selection and physical evaluation of team members
  • Tactical deployment and field skills
  • Use of distraction devices and chemical agents

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement, security or military personnel assigned to a tactical team or special response unit

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

  • 60.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

Bryan/College Station Texas Training Facilities

  • Firearms Range
  • Live-Fire Shoot House
  • Simulation Prop Houses

Contact Information

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

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to [email protected] or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842