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Private Investigator Training Academy

Learn From Some of the Best In the Industry as we have over 40 years of investigative experience.

Corporations and individuals often call upon private investigators to help them conduct research and perform a variety of undercover duties to produce an outcome that is beneficial to all. By taking a private investigator course, you can learn fundamentals valuable to businesses and individuals alike. Masterchek's Private Investigator Course is led by a Certified Private Investigator Trainer licensed by the Tennessee Private Investigator Commission. Our team has over 40 years of investigative experience with 16 individual state licenses. This course is designed to provide students with fundamental instruction on critical areas of concentration such as problem-solving, interviewing skills, research, stakeouts, surveillance, and more. If you've ever wanted to learn more about how to become a private investigator here is an excellent place to start. Take the first steps in your training to become a private investigator by requesting more information or enrolling today!

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for a Private Investigator is $59,380. The number of jobs in this career field is projected to increase by 6% in the coming years.*

This course teaches the key components of the private investigator's position in Tennessee:

• The Ethics of Being a Private Investigator

• State Laws

• Standards of Professional Conduct
• Undercover Investigations

• How to Conduct Research, Interviews, and Surveillance
• How to Manage the Products of an Investigation
• The Law of Public and Private Investigations
• Accident Investigations
• Background Investigations
• Criminal Investigations
• Domestic Investigations
• Fraud and Financial Investigations
• Insurance Investigations
• Missing Person Investigations

• Undercover Investigations

• Courtroom Testimony

16 Hours (including examination, practical exercises, and certificate of completion).

Tennessee Private Investigator License Requirements:

Minimum Requirements

  • Be at least twenty-one years of age.

  • A Citizen of the United States.

  • Good Moral Character.

  • Free of conviction of any felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

  • Meet education and experience requirements.

  • Clean Driving Record

  • Current Driving License

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain the knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

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Virtual Online Training Class

Zoom Class-$275

Online Class Option for Investigators, Law Enforcement, and Prior Military Experience.

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In Class Training Class

2 Day In Person Class-$375

Our Quarterly PI Education Class is for individuals with no prior investigative experience. (Breakfast and Lunch Provided)

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