Basic County Corrections Physical Skills

LET306 – 24.00 Hours

Enrollment for this course is restricted, please review “How do I register” under resources. For additional questions contact us at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected].


Details Buttons Dates Location Class Price Register Buttons
06/04/24 – 06/05/24 Haskell, TX LS LET306 2051 Register
06/10/24 – 06/12/24 Beaumont, TX LS LET306 2068 Register
06/11/24 – 06/13/24 Amarillo, TX LS LET306 2072 Register
06/11/24 – 06/12/24 Del Rio, TX LS LET306 2073 Register
06/20/24 – 06/21/24 Cleburne, TX LS LET306 2077 Register
06/24/24 – 06/26/24 Waxahachie, TX LS LET306 2074 Register
06/24/24 – 06/26/24 Abilene, TX LS LET306 2069 Register
06/25/24 – 06/27/24 Hallettsville, TX LS LET306 2076 Register
07/01/24 – 07/03/24 Bryan, TX LS LET306 2075 Register
07/09/24 – 07/09/24 Uvalde, TX LS LET306 2079 Register
07/16/24 – 07/17/24 Haskell, TX LS LET306 2070 Register
07/22/24 – 07/24/24 Abilene, TX LS LET306 2071 Register
07/22/24 – 07/24/24 San Angelo, TX LS LET306 1925 Register
08/06/24 – 08/07/24 Haskell, TX LS LET306 2078 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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Individual in handcuffs and arm holdAfter participants are equipped with the knowledge provided in the prior online training, Basic County Corrections (Online), they will learn and be able to apply basic self-defense techniques and inmate handling techniques required in the correctional setting.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Basic County Correction Class Course #1124.


Participants must complete the following course prior to enrollment:

Once a participant completes the required course, the participant will be able to select the desired date and location option from the listing. A TEEX employee will verify that you completed the course and received a passing grade. After your eligibility has been approved, you will be notified by email that you are enrolled in the class. If you need assistance, please contact ILEPSE via email at [email protected] or by phone at (979) 845-6677.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Physical Requirements

Physical participation is required, participant must be in good physical condition and able to complete the following:

  • Handcuffing techniques
  • Defensive counter strikes
  • Joint locks
  • Grounding techniques


  • Participant should wear appropriate gym attire and a duty belt
  • Participant must bring handcuffs in good working condition and handcuff keys

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. 

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Physiological responses to stress
  • Compliance techniques and pressure point manipulation
  • Stances and blocks
  • Arm strikes and leg strikes
  • Handcuffing
  • Joint locks and grounding techniques
  • Searches
  • De-escalation and communication techniques

Suggested Audience

  • Texas county and municipal jail staff responsible for inmate oversight and control within a jail facility

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

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

Other Information

  • If a participant has a preexisting injury/condition that could be aggravated by a specific technique or the act of training in the physical skills portion of the Basic County Corrections course, the instructor should be advised and a doctor’s release must be presented to the instructor before the physical skills training begins.