Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Admissions
Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, or municipal governments, or with private enterprise.

This program utilizes State-commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include, but are not limited to, criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic, and alcoholic beverage laws; investigative, patrol, custody, and court procedures; emergency responses, and ethics and community relations.

Successful graduates receive a curriculum certificate and are qualified to take certification examinations mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and/or the North Carolina Sheriffs Education and Training Standards Commission.

This program does not have a summer term.

Fall Semester and
Spring Semester
Waived through Sponsorship
Twenty-four (24) weeks
$31.25 (subject to change); Including Accident Insurance, Activity & Technology Fees
(6 pm - 11 pm) & Saturdays (8 am - 5 pm)
Books & Other Fees
Approx. $625.00 (subject to change) Including ammunition, books, uniforms, etc...
Attendance No absences are allowed.


  1. Complete and submit CCC Admission Application. Click here to apply online.

  2. Must be a citizen of the United States.

  3. Must be twenty (20) years of age by first class meeting. (Cadet may be nineteen (19) years of age in some cases, but must be twenty years of age (20) by the date of the state exam and must have an approved waiver from the NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission. See the BLET Coordinator for more information.)

  4. Must have graduated from an accredited high school, GED, or adult high school.
  5. Must submit official transcript from an accredited high school attended or official GED/AHS scores. Photocopies of diploma or faxed transcripts are NOT ACCEPTABLE.
  6. Score at 10th grade reading level within one year from the start of the desired semester by taking the ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, or TABE in READING.  Prior college credit cannot be used to waive reading placement test.  You are also required to take the computer literacy placement test.




  1. Schedule an information session with the BLET Coordinator, Joe Rufra, at (252) 222-6228 or

  2. Must have background check done prior to first class meeting from all locations that you have lived since the age of 16. (See the BLET Coordinator for instructions.)

  3. Must possess a valid drivers license.

  4. Must be eligible under  NC Administrative Code: T12:09B.0100 for criminal justice employement.

  5. Obtain sponsorship letter from the BLET Coordinator.

  6. Registration (Cannot register without completed Sponsorship Letter)
  7. Payment of fees and submit a copy of the Sponsorship Letter to the Cashiers Office.

  8. Completed physical examination and medical history forms by the first class meeting.

The information session will serve to acquaint applicants with the expectations and demands of the program, as well as initiate the final steps of the process such as obtaining background check and sponsorship information.

BLET does transfer 10 credit hours into the Associate in Applied Science - Criminal Justice Technology program. The following courses transfer into this program from the BLET program: CJC 121-3 hours, CJC 131-3 hours, and CJC 221-4 hours.

BLET students, who are contemplating getting a 2 yr AA degree and afterward decide to transfer to a 4-year institution, may NOT receive credit from the 4-year institution for those courses because of the transfer credits.



For more informaiton on BLET admission requirements, please contact:

Admissions Office
E-mail: Phone: (252) 222-6155

Page Last Modified:November-17-2015

Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

Phone: (252) 222-6000