Unarmed Tennessee PPS Training
Unarmed Security Guard License
4 Hour Course

Course Info

  • This is the required introductory security course that provides the security guard training necessary to work legally as an unarmed security guard in the State of Tennessee.
  • Tennessee Private Protective Services (TN PPS) will issue a license that will allow Students to begin working as a security guard upon completion of this course and successfully submitting the proper State application and required forms.
  • Students that complete the unarmed security guard training must renew their license annually.
  • Students may take this course prior to seeking employment. The attained certificate can be used for pre-employment certification that the required training has been completed.

Student Perks

  • FREE job board for all Students!

State Requirements

  • The Tennessee PPS mandates that applicants for unarmed security licenses must be at least 18 years of age, have no disqualifying criminal history, and be legally allowed to work in the United States.
  • Security Officers must have attained valid unarmed license training in order to obtain the armed security license.
  • A Licensing Fee must be paid directly to the Tennessee PPS.  This fee is not included in the course price.
  • Tennessee Security Guard License Requirements.


  • Tennessee Title 62 Chapter 35
  • Legal Issues and Liabilities
  • Emergency Response
  • Other Required Topics