Texas Southmost College
University of Texas at Brownsville, 80 Fort Brown Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
Fondren Forensics Inc. offers a 40-hour State Approved Breath Test Operator School. This class is open to law enforcement employees across the state of Texas. In addition to receiving state certification as a breath test operator, students who successfully complete this course of instruction may be eligible to apply for TCLEOSE credit. Classes are held at various locations across the state. If you would like to host this class at your facility, please contact us for specific information on how you can become a host agency. If you would like to host a school, please call or email us for a quote. You may register online or you can print and mail the registration form. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain the required approval letter from their Technical Supervisor. You may contact us for information on how to obtain this letter. All classes are conducted Monday through Thursday from 8am – 6pm and Friday 8am-noon. Tuition rates are $400.00 for all schools except for Brownsville and Midland College. This includes all course materials, study guides, souvenir shirt and operator manual. Brownsville and Midland College set their own rates and tuition is handled through them. Additional classes may be offered throughout the year, so it is important to stay current with our schedule and offerings and check the website frequently. If a school is filled, you will be placed on a waiting list. Should cancellations occur, we will contact those on the waiting list, often within 2-5 days of the beginning of the scheduled class. Since class size is limited, please respect others who may be waiting, and if you need to cancel your reservation, please do so as soon as possible. You may transfer your registration to another student as long as that student has Technical Supervisor approval. If for any reason enrollment is less than our minimum requirement, then the class will not be held and you will automatically be placed in the next available class. We are committed to providing an enhanced learning environment, with knowledgeable and interesting instructors, exciting video and presentations, interactive class formats, and opportunities for networking with other agencies. Fondren Forensics utilizes instructors with different backgrounds, including chemists, police officers, private business owners, government employees, attorneys, investigators and technical supervisors. The information students receive in this class follows the guidelines set forth by the Texas Breath Alcohol Testing Regulations, in accordance with operating a school of initial instruction. We accept credit cards, checks and purchase orders Please call for more details. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.