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Law Enforcement Instructional Skills Training Program

5 Training Days
Accreditation Status: 


The Law Enforcement Instructional Skills Training Program (LEISTP) is designed to provide training in law enforcement instructional skills focused on curriculum delivery.  Students are not required to prepare a lesson plan for delivery, however they do receive an overview of lesson plans, scenarios, and performance objectives.  Students are required to bring an agency lesson plan that they will be required to use to deliver a 40 minute practical exercise (PE) designed to evaluate their ability to instruct from an existing lesson plan. The LEISTP incorporates a variety of instructional methodologies including participative lecture, student-centered learning, demonstrations, role-play, and presentation laboratories. To receive a FLETC Certificate of Training, students must pass a written exam and a 40 minute PE. 


Be actively engaged in, or be expected to deliver instruction, to law enforcement or law enforcement support personnel for your organization.

Required Training Materials

Students are required to bring an agency lesson plan that contains at least 40 minutes of developed instruction

All other training materials will be supplied by the FLETC

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Ethical Issues in Law Enforcement Training
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Orientation to Instructor Training
  • Training Tools and Technology
  • Student Application
  • Evaluating Laboratories and Practical Exercises
  • Presentation Skills
  • Instructional Methodologies
  • Classroom Management Issues
  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Lesson Plan Overview
  • Written Exam – Must score 70% or above
  • 7-10 minute Introductory Presentation and 40 Minute Lesson Plan Presentation

Program Registration

  • The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) partner with numerous federal agencies to provide law enforcement training. If you are a member of one of these Participating Organizations, please contact your agency training officer for class availability.  If your agency is not a partner organization of the FLETC and you are interested in attending a course, please contact us at FLETC Admissions. Class availability is limited for non-partner organizations. 
  • The FLETC supports our local law enforcement communities by providing training opportunities, onsite at FLETC campuses and exported to host locations across the United States. State, local and tribal officers can apply for this training at FLETC Application for Student Training (FAST).
  • For more information on all training at FLETC, please contact us at FLETC Admissions.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-2362
Artesia: (575) 746-5869
Charleston: (843) 566-8568
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8335