Tennessee Unarmed & Armed Security Officer Training Classes

Unarmed Security Officer Certification & Licensing Course (4 Hours) 9AM-1PM - $50.00

This course covers all the requirements to be certified as an Unarmed Security Officer in Tennessee as outlined in TCA 62 Chapter 35: 

Training includes an examination covering subjects in which the individual must have training.

All candidates must complete a four hour basic course including one (1) hour each of:

  1. Orientation
  2. Legal powers and limitations of a security guard/officer
  3. Emergency procedures
  4. General duties


There is a certificate of completion is rewarded upon successful completion.


Armed Security Officer Certification & Licensing Course (16 Hours) 9AM-5PM (Two Days) - $200.00

This course covers all the requirements to be certified as an Armed Security Officer in Tennessee as outlined in TCA 62 Chapter 35:

Training includes an examination covering subjects in which the individual must have training.

All candidates must complete a four hour basic course including one (1) hour each of:

  1. Orientation
  2. Legal powers and limitations of a security guard/officer
  3. Emergency procedures
  4. General duties


An armed guard must complete eight additional hours in the classroom covering:

  1. Legal limitations on the use of a firearm
  2. Handling of a firearm
  3. Safety and maintenance of firearms


In addition, an armed guard applicant must complete an additional four hours of marksmanship training and achieve a minimum of 70% on any silhouette target course approved by the commissioner.

There is a certificate of completion is rewarded upon successful completion.

The course includes qualification target, range fees, eye & hearing protection, 50 rounds of ammunition (.38SPL, 9mm, .40S&W or .45ACP).  The attendee must supply their own duty gear and duty handgun. 

Appropriate Rental Handguns are available for $20.00 each.


Armed Security Officer Re-Certification Course (4 Hours) 1PM-5PM - $75.00

This course covers all the requirements to be certified as an Armed Security Officer in Tennessee as outlined in TCA 62 Chapter 35:

Every two (2) years armed security guards must complete four hours of refresher training and requalify in the use of a firearm by achieving a minimum of 70% on any silhouette target course approved by the commissioner prior to the renewal of their guard registration.

There is a certificate of completion is rewarded upon successful completion.

The course includes qualification target, range fees, eye & hearing protection, 50 rounds of ammunition (.38SPL, 9mm, .40S&W or .45ACP).  The attendee must supply their own duty gear and duty handgun. 

Appropriate Rental Handguns are available for $20.00 each.


Security Officer Less-than-Lethal Device Certification Course

We offer certification in keeping with the State of Tennessee Requirements for the carry and use of Less-than-Lethal self-defense devices:

  1. Chemical Defensive Spray (MaceĀ®, Pepper Spray)
  2. Impact Weapons (Collapsible Batons, Batons, PR-24)
  3. TASER


 We also offer custom training in all areas of Security operations:

  1. Self-defense Tactics & Techniques
  2. Tactical Handcuffing
  3. Screening & Searching Individuals
  4. Report Writing
  5. Customer Service
  6. Access Control
  7. Traffic Direction & Enforcement
  8. De-Escalation
  9. Patrol Techniques
  10. High Risk Security
  11. Defensive Driving & Security Transportation
  12. Industry Specific Security Training (Manufacturing, Healthcare, Educational Institutions, etc.)
  13. Custom Training/In-Service Training Programs


Please contact us for quotes on this training.

 

 

 

 

 

(865) 851-9108   Tuesday-Friday 10-7 / Saturday 10-5

S.I.A. Firearms

S.I.A. Firearms

9610 Countryside Center Lane, Knoxville TN 37931

Simply the best firearms store in Knoxville.