Armed Security Guard Certification Training

Armed Security Guard Certification Training

Start your career as an armed security guard!

About this Event

Learn to protect people and property with a 16-hour, two-day course that includes four hours of handgun range time with qualifications testing. Class topics include the legal powers and limitations of a security guard, emergency procedures, general duties, firearm handling, safety and maintenance, marksmanship training, legal limitations on the use of a firearm and patrolling.

The class includes the written certification test.

All books and written materials are provided. Participants must provide their own firearms and ammunition. There is an $8 range fee payable to the range at the time of the class.

Participants pay any additional fees required by the state of Tennessee.

This two-day training is scheduled Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, 8:30a.m. - 5 p.m. both days at the Pellissippi State Community College Hardin Valley Campus. Parking on campus is free.

Registration is $175.

Register online at or call Pellissippi State Business and Community Services at 865-694-6666.

Pellissippi State offers armed and unarmed security guard certification and recertification courses. These classes are required by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance to be employed as a trained security guard. Classes include the materials for Tennessee Protective Services.

Date And Time

Fri, May 1, 2020

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM EDT


Pellissippi State Community College

10915 Hardin Valley Road

Knoxville, TN 37932

United States