The Police Pre-Academy Training Certificate is for individuals who seek to become employed as a law enforcement officer in South Carolina and become Class-1 Certified Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) and the Law Enforcement Training Council (LETC) pursuant to South Carolina Code of Laws Chapter 23.

Program Entry Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a high school graduate or have an equivalency.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be at least 20 years of age to enter program.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Course should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner.


FALL SEMESTER

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Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

SPRING SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
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