North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

RADAR Instructor Recertification


Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

Radar instructors seeking recertification under NCAC 9B.0218.

Course Goals:

To maintain and enhance the skills necessary to instruct the RADAR Operator course.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to:

♦ Demonstrate basic skills in testing and operating specific RADAR instruments.
♦ Identify specific RADAR instruments and describe their major components and features.
♦ Identify laws, court rulings, regulations, policies and procedures affecting RADAR speed measurement and speed enforcement.
♦ Teach students in the performance of the objectives listed above.


This course employs lecture, discussion, practical exercise and practice teaching.

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required at all class sessions. Performance of 100% proficiency is required in motor-skills testing. Upon course completion, students must attain a minimum of 75% on a Commission-administered written examination prior to being recertified as a RADAR Instructor. There will be an assortment of motor-skills testing throughout the training course for which the student must successfully complete before graduation from the training is permitted.
Special Concerns:
Students must bring a RADAR unit capable of dual antenna and same direction upon which to be road tested and a vehicle for use during testing. The RADAR instrument which the student brings must have active dual antenna operation in stationary, moving-opposite direction, and moving-same direction modes.


  1. Register for ALL NCJA classes (traditional classroom and online) on our  North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.
  2. Also, you must complete the Written Endorsement to Attend Specialized Instructor or SMI Training form and return it to the appropriate program assistant indicated the Training Portal.


Course Coordinator:

Dan Worley


Length of Course:

Three days - 22 hours

TEICP Accredited Course