- February 4, 2023 - February 5, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ARMED SECURITY OFFICER / GUARD REQUIREMENTS FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE
Class cost: $175.00 (16 hours)
Training to become a Tennessee certified armed security officer includes an examination covering specific subject materials.
STATE REQUIREMENTS says all candidates must complete:
4-hour basic course that includes one (1) hour each of:
8 hours in the classroom covering:
4 hours of marksmanship training which includes a shooting test that requires a minimum of 70% score on any silhouette target course approved by the commissioner.
As of January 1, 2023, the State of Tennessee now requires all armed and unarmed Security officers to have Deescalation techniques, Safe Restraint Tactics and CPR First Aid certifications to maintain their guard registrations with the state. Please see schedule for other certification classes.
Venue: Zirkops Training Facility