Certified Safety & Defense Instructor Course


The USCCA Instructor Course is approved by the State of Tennessee and meets the training requirements for becoming a State Certified Instructor.

So, you're ready to start your own full or part-time, Training School, or are you looking to add a Nationally known and accepted curriculum to your current school's portfolio?

A USCCA Instructor is a trusted educator of the self-defense community, and by becoming one, tells your community that you know what you're doing, and you take their training seriously!



Class Schedule

All Classes Start at 8:00 AM

Classes are held at:

1017 Cat Creek Road,

Manchester, TN

Date: Sat/Sun, July, 23/24, 2022

Instructor: Gary Benton

Lodging Available in Manchester, TN. You will only be minutes from the classroom.

This Course Meets State Requirements!


As a USCCA Certified Instructor you will also be able to market your USCCA Concealed Carry & Home Defense Class along with the Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals as meeting the State safety & training requirement for Tennessee's Concealed Carry Permit (TCA 39-17-1366).


This Course also meets the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security's training requirement for becoming a Tennessee State Certified Handgun Instructor. Once state-approved, you will be able to provide the TN Enhanced Handgun Permit Safety Course (TCA 39-17-1351) to the Public. Giving you more courses for your portfolio and more income streams to your business!

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please call or text us at (931) 273-3040


The USCCA curriculum and certification is one of the best ways to show your local community that you're a professional, dedicated to the mastery of your profession, and you're an instructor they can trust!

Too often, instructors overlook the importance of certification, curriculum, and what that means.


As the growing number of legally armed citizens skyrocket in the United States, our citizens are looking for training that will best prepare them for that moment when they may need to use a firearm to defend themselves or their families.


USCCA's curriculum meets the needs of your community, by providing courses every private citizen can use to not only protect themselves and their families physically but emotionally, financially, and legally as well!


You will receive an Instructor Tool-Kit that will help you get your classes off the ground!

As a USCCA Certified Instructor, you'll be ready to teach, The USCCA Flagship curriculum:

Concealed Carry and Home Defense.

Also, as a USCCA Instructor you're eligible to teach multiple curriculums:

* Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals

* Countering a Mass Shooter Threat

* Emergency First Aid Fundamentals

Curriculum Description

This is a 2-day course, and upon successful completion, you will become a USCCA Certified Instructor, uniquely authorized to teach the USCCA course, "Concealed Carry, and Home Defense Fundamentals." This course has become the gold standard across the United States for law-abiding Americans seeking to obtain confidence in their ability to carry.


As a USCCA certified instructor, you will be trained and equipped to provide world-class instruction to students. You will have access to our world-class classroom materials (including a full set of PowerPoint presentations. During this two-day training course, you'll be taught by a USCCA Certified Training Counselor on several valuable topics, including:


* Top Instructor Mistakes

* Teaching Best Practices


* Running a Safe Range

* Using USCCA Assets to Grow Your Business

* Understanding Costs and the Bottom Line

What You Will Receive


  • Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals Instructor Certification

  • USCCA Instructor ID Card

  • Concealed Carry & Home Defense Toolkit

  • Concealed Carry & Home Defense Digital Course Materials Access

What To Bring


  • Handgun

  • Ammunition - 50

  • Extra Magazine

  • Range Bag

  • Eye & Ear Protection

  • Brimmed Hat

  • Lunch (you may leave for lunch)

  • Beverage & Snacks

  • Pen & Notebook



  • Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals eLearning. (You will be given access to the eLearning, once you have completed the enrollment process.)