Trainer and Advanced Trainer Certification
Trainer Certification is awarded upon successful completion of an 8 hour or 16 hour NLETC course. Trainers must show proficiency in technique application as well as instructing the principles. Prior to certification, Trainers must successfully complete a written test and a practical test, which includes student teaching. KCMO/PD members receive this year two.
NLETC Certified Trainer may teach the System(s) in which they are certified to their agency's officers.
Advanced Trainer Certification is awarded upon the successful completion of a fourth 8 or 16 - hour course. Prior to certification the Trainer must show they have immersed themselves in the principles of the System in which they are seeking the rank of Advanced Trainer. Trainers will be required to successfully complete a practical testing phase that will consist of the Trainer demonstrating his/her ability to diagnose and correct common mistakes made by students.
NLETC Advanced Certified Trainer may teach the System(s) in which they are certified to their agency and outside agency officers.
Agency Certified Certification Trainer
Agency Certified Certification Trainer (ACCT)
Certification is awarded to selected trainers with a minimum of 40 hours of instruction in any single 8 hour NLETC System or 80 hours of instruction in any 16 hour NLETC System.
Trainers must demonstrate proficiency in the teaching principles required to assist fellow Trainers and Advanced Trainers in conducting training courses for their respective agencies.
A recommendation from a National Trainer and assignment as a full-time defensive tactics or martial arts instructor is required. NLETC Agency Certified Certification Trainer may teach the System(s) in which they are certified to any agency's trainers for instructor trainer certification. Once an instructor is selected to become an ACCT Trainer, they may be chosen by any National Trainer to assist in course instruction that occurs within their respective region.
National Trainers are appointed by the Board of Directors.
National Trainers serve as the Advisory Board for the National Law Enforcement Training Center.
Any Instructor selection for the rank of National Trainer must demonstrate a complete understanding of the principles of each system offered through the NLETC.
These Trainers are responsible for marketing themselves and the ACCT Trainers in their respective regions through course offerings.
National Trainers will be required to mentor all other instructors within the ranks of the NLETC.
National Trainers certify NLETC Trainers at all levels.