Tactical Training Certificate Program

The Program

This program is designed to recognize the achievements of those officers involved in the specialized and tactical arenas. This program provides the individual officer the opportunity to develop a solid foundation of tactical training and expertise. Officers who complete this program will acquire the skills and principles necessary for promoting their personal safety and professional development, enabling them to become more proficient as tactical/patrol officers.

Applicant Requirements

  • Must be a current sworn law enforcement officer with Basic Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the NC Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission or the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
  • Must have a minimum of two years of full-time law enforcement experience.

Program Requirements

  • Must complete 400 total hours within ten (10) years of program acceptance with no more than 120 hours accepted for non-NCJA courses and/or other nationally accepted vendor courses.

The acceptance of all course hours is at the discretion of the program coordinator.

Frequently Asked Questions and Course List

Contact Us

For more information about this program:

Dan Grossi, Program Coordinator
(828) 392-2210

Program Application

  • Name * Required
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Your Academy ID is found when you log into the Acadis portal.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Agency Address
    Complete department mailing address with zip code.
  • Home Address
  • Check for location where you would like to receive correspondence.
  • Education
    Check highest grade completed.
  • Work Experience

  • Drop files here or
    Please attach all certificates that apply.
  • Sponsor

  • Agency Head or Designee endorsing officer's participation in the program.
  • NOTE: Original application should be accompanied by copies of all relevant certificates of training.
  • NCJA USE ONLY

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
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