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TIES Basic Certification Class
The TIES basic certification class is a course to instruct and certify agency personnel in all aspects of TIES/NCIC/Nlets use.  Class attendance is limited to no more than 4 employees from an agency, at one time, and must be scheduled by the Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC).  A student’s name must be provided in order for a class space to be reserved.  "Holds" will not be accepted.  Basic certification classes begin at 8:30 a.m. CST, each day and are held at:

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
901 R. S. Gass Blvd.
Nashville,  TN   37216

Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations, or alternate communication formats are encouraged to contact a TIES Training Staff Member at 615-744-4600 five (5) days prior to the date of the scheduled training class so that these accommodations can be made.

The TIES Basic Certification Classes are two (2) days and will focus on NCIC files only. Classes will alternate using Omnixx and eAgent software. Refer to the class schedule below regarding the type of software being used in each class.

The procedure for students attending the TIES Basic Certification Class is as follows:


TAC Orientation:
As new TAC or Alternate TAC appointments are made, those individuals are required to attend a one day TAC orientation session.  Class is held at TBI Headquarters beginning at 8:30 a.m. CST.  An appointment letter from the agency administrator must be submitted to TBI, prior to the scheduled class.

The attendee will recieve a copy of the TAC Handbook and other related handouts via email at least one week prior to class. It is the attendees' responsibility to make copies and bring them to class.

TIES User Group Conferences:
The annual TIES User Group conferences provide the required annual training for all TACs and Alternate TACs in Tennessee. 

Information Systems Division Law Enforcement Support Unit 2015 TIES Conference

Vendor Info Letter
Vendor Registration Form
Convention Services Order Form

TIES Review Classes:
The TIES Review Classes are held regionally and begin at 8:30 a.m.  These classes provide the required annual training for TACs and Alternate TACs, who are unable to attend the TIES User Group conference.

To schedule attendance for classes, contact TIES Network Operations by teletype at TNTBI0000.  If you need assistance call (615) 744-4000.

2014 Training Schedule

2015 Training Schedule