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 Online Instructor-Led
Category Course # Course Title Description Division
Corrections Response Team Instructor LET565 Basic Instructor Development
Having the knowledge and skills for creating a successful learning environment for students is an essential attribute to being a successful instructor. This hands-on, professional development experience for new instructors will improve skills for effective instruction and enhance presentation techniques. Participants will learn modern methods for effectively training adults and techniques for creating a productive and thriving learning environment.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Basic Instructor Course #1014. Show less
Having the knowledge and skills for creating a successful learning environment for students is an essential attribute to being a successful instructor. This hands-on, professional development experience for new instructors will improve skills for effective instruction and enhance presentation… Show more
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Corrections Response Team Instructor LET652 Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor
Participants will learn modern self defense concepts and principals for all levels of resistance that can be used if attacked in the line of duty. Officers will be able to return to their agency and train personnel in these defensive tactics.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for TEEX Defensive Tactics Course #78035.Participant Testimonials:”[The] objectives were clearly stated and highlighted by the instructor. [Those objectives] were addressed through both classroom and practical application which enhanced the learning process.””Our instructor was prepared and knowledgeable… Made the effort to ensure everyone gained the required knowledge to pass the course.” Show less
Participants will learn modern self defense concepts and principals for all levels of resistance that can be used if attacked in the line of duty. Officers will be able to return to their agency and train personnel in these defensive tactics.This course meets Texas Commission on Law… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor
Corrections Response Team Instructor LET671 Cell Extraction and Insertion Instructor
Learn the individual responsibilities of each member within a Forced Cell Movement Team and how to successfully train your cadre in these techniques. Team techniques will be taught to safely extract noncompliant inmates from a cell while using the minimum amount of force necessary.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Cell Extraction and Insertion Course #667367. Show less
Learn the individual responsibilities of each member within a Forced Cell Movement Team and how to successfully train your cadre in these techniques. Team techniques will be taught to safely extract noncompliant inmates from a cell while using the minimum amount of force necessary.This course… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Cell Extraction and Insertion Instructor
Corrections Response Team Instructor LET673 Riot Control in a Correctional Setting Instructor
Participants will learn how to successfully train cadre to handle disturbances in a jail. This course will provide an overview of less-lethal systems and participants will perform baton and shield techniques, while participating as a member of a riot control team in a corrections facility.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Riot Control in a Correctional Setting Course #667368. Show less
Participants will learn how to successfully train cadre to handle disturbances in a jail. This course will provide an overview of less-lethal systems and participants will perform baton and shield techniques, while participating as a member of a riot control team in a corrections facility.This… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Riot Control in a Correctional Setting Instructor
Corrections Response Team Instructor LET705 Reality Based Training Instructor
Effective scenario training enables participants to gain valuable hands-on experience and improve their skills for public safety and security. Safety and realism are the two most important elements in reality-based training. This course is designed to teach participants how to safely design and implement scenario based training within their agency. Participants will learn how to effectively develop and evaluate a scenario training plan that is safe and effective. Upon completing this course, participants obtain several training scenarios that they will be able to take back to their agencies to immediately utilize.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements LET705 TEEX RBTI Course #78032. Show less
Effective scenario training enables participants to gain valuable hands-on experience and improve their skills for public safety and security. Safety and realism are the two most important elements in reality-based training. This course is designed to teach participants how to safely design… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Reality Based Training Instructor
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