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.

Dates Location Class Price
Details 10/02/22 – 10/07/22 Bryan, TX LS LET555 13 $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 ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Be a licensed or certified peace officers with a current commission or military/security personnel
  • Have at least one year of law enforcement experience
  • Pass the SWAT Physical Requirements
  • Bring the following SWAT Equipment List
  • Bring tactical uniform

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.


  • Physical training clothing and footwear


  • 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: 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 – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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