Effective January 1, 2023, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, will require all unarmed security guards to complete two hours of refresher training as a prerequisite of registration renewal. This two-hour refresher training is related to topics covered in the four-hour general training course.
All unarmed security guards who apply for registration renewal must attach to their application proof of having completed this refresher training.
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This course is based on the curriculum specified by the Tennessee Private Protective Services Board. It has four one-hour parts: Part One is an Orientation consisting of the TPPS Regulatory Act and Administrative Rules; Role of a Security Officer; Attitude and Conduct of Security Officers. Part Two is Legal Powers and Limitations of a Security Officer, consisting of Authority found in the Tennessee Code, Title 62-35 and Criminal and Civil Laws and Liabilities specified in the Tennessee Code, Titles 39 and 40. Part Three is Emergency Procedures, consisting of General First Aid and Emergency Evacuation and Notification Procedures. Part Four covers General Duties, consisting of Patrol Procedures, General Security Terminology and Incident Report Writing. Individuals pay by credit card; corporate clients having preferred status can pay by invoice.