The Corrections Response Team Instructor Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing four required courses, graduates will have an understanding of basic defensive tactics, forced cell movement, riot control in a correctional setting, and be able to create safe scenarios to train their officers.

Required Courses

Once all four courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Corrections Response Team Instructor Application and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Security Training division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent.

Master Defensive Tactics Instructor


Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended

The TEEX class fully prepared me for the NREP exam. The reference material is easy to understand, well-organized and useful. I recommend your training seminars to anyone in the industry. Thank you very much.

— Alfredo Insignares, MSEM, CHMM Washington Defense Group, EG&G Division of URS Corporation
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