Welcome to Citizens Safety Academy‘s online training hub. We are dedicated to educating the public on effective mindset, personal safety, and responsible firearms ownership. We offer these services without regard to culture, creed, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or political persuasion, because every law-abiding human being has a right to personal security.

In response to recent demands for more accessible, affordable, and flexible training options for people who want quality instruction, we’ve created this online curriculum of courses. Click the links below to learn more about available courses.

CCP Express

Our flagship course! This three-hour curriculum covers all the topics required by Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-17-1366 for those seeking a Tennessee Concealed Handgun Carry Permit.

Regular Price $50

Sale Price: $29


CCP Express

This course satisfies the training required by Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-17-1366 for Tennessee Concealed Handgun Carry Permit applicants.

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TN Permits Explained

Tennessee now has not one but two different kinds of handgun carry permits. This free course explains the options so you can decide which permit is best for you.


Basic Safety Primer

This free course explains the universal rules for handling firearms in a safe manner to minimize the risk of accidents. Did we mention this class is free?


Defensive Holster Overview

Got your handgun carry permit? Great! But do you really know how best to carry a concealed firearm? This course walks you through the basics of defensive holster work.

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Broadening the 2A Tent

How can we broaden the Second Amendment community and make it more inviting to all walks of life? This free seminar dives into this delicate but important topic.


Street Law for Gun Owners

Exercising your Second Amendment rights can be very liberating… unless you end up in jail. Check out this webinar for quick tips, resources, and Q&A on how to be both a gun owner and a law-abiding citizen.


BYFC Part 1: Instructional Design

Are you building a firearms course? Make sure your teaching strategies are as strong as your shooting technique. This two-hour seminar offers quick tips and best practices for effective instructional design.


BYFC Part 2: Outlines, Lesson Plans, and Course Content

Like all great structures, effective firearms training begins with a solid foundation and sturdy scaffolding. That’s where outlines and lesson plans play a critical role. This two-hour seminar explores why.


BYFC Part 3: Reaching Your Target Market

Success as a firearms trainer requires more than just great instruction. This two-hour seminar offers ten tips for marketing your classes and attracting more customers to your brand.

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How to Clear a Handgun

At CSA, we believe everyone should know how to safely clear (unload) a handgun, even if you never plan on owning or using one. So, here’s a quick video demonstration – totally free and available for anyone who needs it.


Building Your Firearms Course (Full Package)

This combo-course includes all three parts of our popular webinar series, Building Your Firearms Course (BYFC). Packaged together for a discounted price, this deal includes over seven hours of instruction!

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Police Interaction

Interacting with police is one of the most frequent topics of interest in our handgun carry classes. It’s also a growing concern for everyday citizens, whether they carry a firearm or not. If you’re not sure how to handle traffic stops while carrying a firearm or otherwise, this free video series is for you.

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Why Choose Us?

Besides our many five-star reviews and our 60+ years of combined experience, here are 20 quick reasons why CSA is your best choice for online permit training.

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