Firearms Instructor School


September 4 - 8, 2017

Start/End Time(s) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day (with one night fire to be determined first day of class)

Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy
3025 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN  37214


Keith Dunn, TLETA

Description This is an intensive performance-oriented course designed to give the students the skills required to be a firearms instructor and manage the required in-service program and firearms training for their agency.  Officers must fire 90% with a handgun to complete the course on the first day of class.

$275 – Local Agencies

$325 – State Agencies

$650 – Private/Out-of-State Agencies

Length 40 hours

Attending Students must have previously completed a POST Approved Instructor Development School and submit a certificate with their application for enrollment.

This is a Firearms Instructor School and attending students are expected to possess the basic firearms skills with a level of proficiency upon arrival. Students will be required to shoot a 50 round accuracy course using a handgun with a minimum score of 90 on Day 1 of the program.  One re-shoot will be allowed.  Students who fail to complete this requirement will be dismissed from the program.

Students are required to bring a shotgun and possess the basic skills with this weapon upon arrival.


Students are required to bring:

  • 1000 rounds of handgun ammo required
  • 75 rounds of buckshot ammo required
  • 75 rounds of slug ammo required
  • Ballistic vest is required
  • Flashlight is required
  • Suitable range clothing for inclement weather required
  • Duty belt, holster, and mag pouches required
  • Eye-pro is required
  • Ear-pro is provided, but students may bring their own
  • Officers will need laptop with Microsoft Office to complete the required lesson plans
To Register

If your department has been activated on the Acadis Portal, you can register via the Portal by clicking HERE. Log in and go to the Training & Events tab.

Or you can fill out the paper form and return to Kim Moss at:

or mail to: 3025 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214

or fax to 615.741.3366

Fill-in Form

Printable Form

Other Notes

Maximum number of students is 24.