Level III


Level III Training (required for Commissioned/Armed Officers)

Level III
Duration: 45hrs (as mandated by the State of Texas)
Time: Class is held 9am to 6:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.
On Thursday it is held from 9am to 6pm for drive time back from the range to the classroom. Lunch is from 1pm- 1:30pm Orientation (1st class) begins at 8:45am Monday
Topics covered includes:
  • Laws
  • Field Notes & Report Writing
  • Crime Scene
  • Patrol Services
  • Use of Force
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Handcuffing
  • Firearms
  • Intermediate Weapons
For 2-3 month re-qualifications, 6 hours of Inservice retraining is required. (AKA Continuing Education.)
Inservice is available on Monday, Wednesday, or Saturday. Shooting is done on Thursdays from 9am-11am.
If your Inservice is already complete, your diploma can be picked up at the range.

Class sessions are FREE and snacks are provided.
A reasonable diploma fee is charged after payday- with our famous *Work Guarantee* we give you the training, find you a job, and can even get you a paycheck before you pay us!
Financial aid is available on an individual basis if needed- we want you to succeed, so talk to us if you could use some help.

There is a modest range fee ($50) for weapons training which includes targets, 9mm ammunition, range fees, & trainers’ fees. The Security Academy of Texas has loaner shotguns and handguns for use at no additional charge. Revolver ammunition is an additional $5, .40S&W ammunition is an additional $12, .45acp ammunition is an additional $15.

Total Fees: Class III: $0 Instruction, $99 diploma, $50 range fee= $149*
*with our Paycheck Deferment Program there is an additional $10 charge

Good luck with your new career And as always be safe