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Armed Guard Training (Initial course)

Nashville

In person

Unlock Your Full Potential with Our Armed Security Training Course in Nashville, Tennessee!

Elevate your career in the security industry with our comprehensive armed security training course in Nashville, Tennessee. Our expert-led program is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in this challenging and rewarding field. From firearms proficiency and tactical awareness to legal considerations and conflict de-escalation, our course covers all aspects of armed security work.

Throughout this intensive training, you'll benefit from hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment, realistic scenario-based exercises, and in-depth classroom instruction. Our curriculum is tailored to meet and exceed Tennessee state requirements, ensuring you're fully prepared for certification upon completion. Whether you're new to the security field or looking to enhance your existing skills, our course provides the foundation for a successful career in armed security. Join us in Nashville and take the first step towards becoming a highly skilled and confident security professional.

In person

Nashville

Armed Guard Training (Initial course)

Security courses

Comprehensive training for individuals seeking to become armed security professionals.

State Fees : 

Fingerprints : 

$37.15

Replacement Fee :

$25

Late Renewal Fee

(up to 3 months) :

$20/month

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Online Classes

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Unarmed Renewal

Security courses

Online renewal to keep your unarmed security skills sharp.

Online

Online Class

Dallas Law Training

Security courses

Designed to be a complete package covering all required training, while exceeding the state standards.

Online

Online Class

Armed Renewal

Security courses

Convenient renewal for armed security personnel.

Online

Online Class

Initial Unarmed Security Training

Security courses

Fundamental training for aspiring unarmed security personnel.

Online Bundles

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Online Class - Bundles

Armed Renewal + Dallas Law

Security courses

Satisfies both Armed Renewal and Dallas Law requirements. You will still have to attend the range day to qualify for your armed renewal.

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Online Class - Bundles

Initial Unarmed + Dallas Law

Security courses

This course completes your Initial Unarmed training and Dallas Law requirements.

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Online Class - Bundles

Unarmed Renewal + Dallas Law

Security courses

This bundle will renew your unarmed security registration card and the Dallas Law.

Embark on a Rewarding Career as an Armed Security Guard in Tennessee Today!

You'll take our armed guard training classes in our modern, dedicated training facility in Nashville. By enrolling in our programs, you gain access to a supportive community of individuals pursuing rewarding careers in armed security. Our certified expert trainers bring thousands of hours of experience, utilizing thoroughly vetted educational materials to impart comprehensive knowledge essential for safeguarding your clients, communities, and yourself.

Our firearms courses in Tennessee cover not only the technical proficiencies of carrying and operating firearms but also the crucial legal frameworks surrounding their appropriate use, ensuring we teach you to wield these tools responsibly while mitigating risks of harm or legal repercussions.

Testimonials

The Security Firm is truly exceptional. Aaron stands out as an honest professional par excellence. I wholeheartedly recommend his services. Whether you're interested in getting trained for an unarmed or armed security license, every instructor at The Security Firm ensures you are thoroughly prepared to perform at your highest potential. I'm extremely grateful to have trained with them. The Security Firm team is simply awesome.

Rachel Meyers

Student

Aaron proved to be an excellent instructor. He was extremely knowledgeable and reliable, providing informative answers to any questions that came up. What made Aaron's class truly enjoyable was his down-to-earth approach and ability to relate to the students. His instruction style is highly recommendable, and I will definitely enroll in his other courses when the opportunity arises. Their team really shines through instructors like him. 

Daniel Taylor

Student

As a retired law enforcement veteran, I went into the training with certain expectations, but The Security Firm managed to surpass them. Despite my extensive in-service training over the years, Aaron's class proved to be highly engaging, informative, and presented in a lively manner that kept me intrigued throughout. The course content was top-notch, and I wholeheartedly recommend The Security Firm's offerings, which come highly endorsed even from a seasoned professional like myself.

Michael Thompson

Student

Aaron was an absolutely phenomenal instructor. While maintaining an entertaining and engaging demeanor, he treated the course material with the utmost seriousness and professionalism it deserves. I really appreciated how Aaron upheld the highest standards of integrity while still ensuring the lessons were enjoyable rather than grueling or boring. He provided invaluable must-know information and ensured we grasped the fundamental principles of using a firearm for defensive purposes. Overall, The Security Firm proved to be an excellent choice for the armed guard course. Aaron's outstanding instruction made it a truly great experience, and I wholeheartedly recommend The Security Firm.

Matthew Moore

Student

The Security Firm is truly top-notch, and Aaron deserves immense praise for his exceptional work. It's evident that he takes tremendous pride in his profession and cares deeply about imparting knowledge. Aaron's class was an absolute delight – engaging, fun, and an all-around fantastic learning experience. Under his guidance at The Security Firm, you're guaranteed to walk away thoroughly impressed and satisfied. I'd rate the entire experience a perfect 10/10 without any hesitation.

Christopher James

Student

The Security Firm's stellar reputation is well-deserved and they did not disappoint. Aaron is an exceptional instructor - super thorough in his teaching approach and energetic in delivering the material. Overall, The Security Firm provides the top-tier armed guard training available in the Tennessee area. I would highly recommend their courses.

William Hernandez

Student

  • How old do you have to be to be a security guard in Tennessee?
    You need to be at least 21 years of age for registration as an armed security guard and at least 18 years of age for unarmed security guard.
  • How much is a guard card in Tennessee?
    Guard card/license fees in Tennessee typically range from $100-$200 depending on the type (armed vs unarmed) and duration (new vs renewal).
  • How do I renew my security guard license in Tennessee?
    To renew your security guard license in Tennessee, you must complete the required continuing education training and submit the renewal application with applicable fees prior to expiration.
  • What types of Security Training Courses do you offer in Tennessee?
    We offer a wide range of security training courses, including armed security, unarmed security, Dallas' Law, Less Lethal, CPR/First Aid/AED and Active Shooter in Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Clarksville Tennessee.
  • How long does it typically take to complete a security training program in Tennessee?
    The duration of our training programs varies depending on the specific course. Feel free to visit each of our course offering here in our website.
  • Do you offer online or remote training options?
    At The Security Firm, we understand the dynamic nature of the security industry and the evolving needs of our students and clients. That's why we offer flexible online and remote training options, designed to deliver our world-class instruction to individuals and organizations with distributed workforces or unique scheduling requirements.
  • What are the cost of your courses and how does the pricing work?
    All of our current pricing is listed on our website. If you are looking for a custom class price it will be determined based on factors such as the type of service, scope, duration, and customization. We offer competitive rates and can provide a detailed quote upon discussing your specific needs.
  • Do you offer any group or bulk discounts for training multiple employees?
    Yes, we provide group discounts and customized pricing for organizations looking to train multiple employees. We can discuss pricing options based on your requirements.
  • Does the armed security officer training program you offer satisfy all the necessary requirements to legally acquire an armed security guard license in the state of Tennessee?
    Yes. Our course is has been thoroughly reviewed and fully approved by Private Protective Services and meets all requirements under Tenn. Code Ann. § 62-35-118 that states: All candidates must complete a four-hour basic course including one (1) hour each of: (A) Orientation (B) Legal powers and limitations of a security guard/officer (C) Emergency procedures (D) General duties.
  • What disqualifies someone from being a security guard in Tennessee?
    Factors that may disqualify someone from being a security guard in Tennessee include certain criminal convictions, dishonest or untrustworthy conduct, and lack of required training/certification.
  • How experienced are your instructors?
    At The Security Firm, you can be confident that you are receiving world-class training from the most elite instructors in the industry. Our hand-picked team of instructors are distinguished professionals with extensive real-world experience across all facets of security operations. From military and law enforcement backgrounds to years managing high-profile security details, each instructor brings a wealth of expertise honed over decades in the field.
  • What certifications or accreditations does The Security Firm hold?
    Our business holds relevant certifications and accreditations, which attest to our commitment to meeting industry standards and best practices. We'd be happy to share details upon request.
  • What is your approach to staying up-to-date with the latest security threats and best practices?
    We remain current by continuously updating our training content, monitoring emerging threats, participating in industry events, and providing ongoing education for our staff.
  • Where are security guards needed the most?
    Security guards are in high demand in sectors like healthcare, corporate campuses, events/venues, residential communities, retail environments, and government facilities.
  • How do you become a security guard in the state of Tennessee?
    To become a security guard in Tennessee, you must complete the required training course, pass exams, submit to fingerprinting/background checks, and apply for your guard card license.
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