McNeese Leisure Learning, Box 92375, Lake Charles LA 70605


Private Investigator Training Course

Dates:February 22-25, 2019
Meets:F, Sa, Su and M from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, 4 sessions
Location:SEED Center, 4310 Ryan Street 142
Instructor:Jerry DeFatta
Fee: $350.00  

IMPORTANT: The deadline to register for this course is February 15, 2019.

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description

This class is the Louisiana State required basic Private Investigator 40-hour training course. This course is required prior to taking the private investigator licensing exam. During the course, we will discuss Louisiana laws, LSBPIE regulations and Federal laws pertaining to the private investigator industry. Students will also learn techniques for conducting covert surveillance, records research, interviews and many other skills needed to be a professional licensed private investigator.

The State exam will be given on the last day of the course.


· Pay online with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover

· For American Express, contact Nicole Jimenez at (337) 562-5573.

       If you are paying with AMEX and need a confirmation that you are fully enrolled in a course, please contact Amanda Hext, (337) 562-4592. 

· Checks should be made payable to McNeese State University and mailed to the following address:

McNeese State University

Institute for Industry-Education Collaboration

Box 91834 Lake Charles, LA 70609



Lilliam Norat David 

Phone: 337-562-4593


Refund Policy:

Refunds will not be issued for this course after the registration deadline. In the event that an attendee cannot attend, he/she is welcome to send another person as a replacement at no charge or accept a credit for a future course.


The McNeese State University Institute for Industry-Education Collaboration will always make the best effort to avoid cancelling a course. This course, like any other, can be cancelled for a number of reasons. If the course is cancelled, you will be refunded the full amount. Please be aware of this possibility when making travel and hotel arrangements.

GoArmyEd Instructions:

For tuition assistance through GoArmyEd, please do the following:

  • Get an SF-182 from GoArmyEd
  • Submit the approve SF-182 to Karen Lopez via email; cc Amanda Hext
  • If you decide not to use your GoArmyEd voucher, please notify Karen Lopez and Amanda Hext via email and cancel your SF-182 submission on GoArmyEd.
  • You may withdraw an SF 182 without penalty before the START DATE of the course: