UXO203 – 80.00 Hours


Dates Location Class Price
Details 11/01/21 – 11/12/21 Bryan, TX LS UXO203 95 $1550.00 Register
Details 02/21/22 – 03/04/22 Bryan, TX LS UXO203 97 $1550.00 Register
Details 06/20/22 – 07/01/22 Bryan, TX LS UXO203 99 $1550.00 Register
Details 08/08/22 – 08/19/22 Bryan, TX LS UXO203 101 $1550.00 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 ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course is designed for Hazardous Device School certified Bomb Technicians or equivalents desiring specialized training in the recognition and identification of military ordnance. Participants will be provided with comprehensive training through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on activities designed to increase technician knowledge and response capabilities of state, local, and federal emergency responders.

The National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board (NBSCAB) recognizes completion of this course as meeting the standards for PSBS ordnance training and certification IAW with the 2016 National Guidelines for Bomb Technicians.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Certified Explosives Specialist (CES) training program mandates this course.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78027.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements


Participants must submit the following items at least 21 days prior to the first day of class:

  • Hazardous Device School Certification or equivalent
  • Photo identification
  • Confirmation of current employment with either a law enforcement agency or other state/local response authority using departmental letterhead

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 requirements, 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.


  • Should be in good physical condition
  • Should be capable of safely operating under stressful conditions and hazardous environments


  • Mathematics, Physics, and Electricity
  • Explosives and Explosives Effects
  • Ordnance Safety, Identification and Characteristics
  • Fuze Functioning and Identification
  • Firing Devices and Other Explosive Devices
  • Environmental and Miscellaneous Hazards
  • UXO Environmental Remediation

Suggested Audience

  • Bomb technicians and explosives specialists assigned to local, state, and federal public safety bomb squads

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

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

Other Information

Government Programs

Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits – For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877)833-9638

Government Programs

Contact Information

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


ATF Certified Explosives Specialist Required Training as seen in The Detonator

Former Student Johnson Interview

Former Student Mattox Interview

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 (979) 862-2788
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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