FSA118 – 16.00 Hours


LS FSA118 35$45.00Register


TEEX-Internet Moodle Campus

Texas A&M University Systems Building
College Station, TX 77845


Christine Ramirez

Start Time

12:01 AM Sunday, March 01, 2020

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

Those who conduct investigations or deal with evidence are expected to testify as expert witnesses. This means they must establish credibility the moment they enter the courtroom and proceed to the witness stand to present their testimony. This course provides participants with an understanding of the basic factors that create effective courtroom testimony.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
requirements for Texas Forensic Science Academy Courtroom Testimony course

This course, along with the 24 hour Face-to-Face FSA119 Courtroom Testimony Practical Applications, will meet the 40 hour Courtroom Testimony requirement for multiple Texas Forensic Science Academy Certificate Programs.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

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

Online Course Technical Requirement

  • Broadband Internet Connection Using Current Browser – Microsoft Edge is not a supported browser

            Recommended – Mozilla Firefox 30 or higher, Google Chrome 37 or higher

            Alternatives – Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Safari 7 or higher

  • Apple Quicktime Player 10 or higher
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
  • Adobe Flash 11 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.



  • Effective Communication in Court
  • The American Legal System
  • Anatomy of a Jury Trial
  • The Expert Witness
  • What to Prepare for Trial
  • Do’s and Don’t of Courtroom Testimony
  • Testifying in Court

Suggested Audience

Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel with assignments that may require them to provide courtroom testimony such as crime scene investigators, fire
investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers,
corrections officers and forensic nurses

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.70 CEUs
  • 16.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • 1.00 hours – ACE
  • 16.00 hours – International Association of Identification (IAI)
  • 16.00 hours – Texas Education Agency (TEA)

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.
  • Refunds are not available for eLearning courses, nor may a course be transferred from one customer to another.

Contact Information

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

I was sent to St. Bernard Parish, LA., as the incident commander for 16 days following Hurricane Katrina. The training I received from TEEX was priceless. All of the areas covered in the program rang true in the command structure.

— Capt. Tim Keene, Delhi Township Fire Department
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