Guard Training

Basic Security Training

Course by: Canadian Academy of Guard Training

SKU: SEC100000


Online Security Guard Training - Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

In those 4 provinces, the provincial security guard course is mandatory for anyone wishing to work as a security guard. Before applying for the license, you must complete a course recognized by the provincial governments. This course is approved in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. 

We offer 24/7 Access | 100% Computer Based Training | No Classroom Required - Only $149

This premium basic course prepares you to ace the exam and start working at higher-paying jobs faster. It's hosted on a world-class learning system that allows you take your course from anywhere, and on any device. 

Want to get licensed and start working at great jobs in security? Choose the better security training program, from Canadian Academy of Guard Training.You get training that’s convenient (100% online and mobile) and easy to use, featuring industry-leading technology.

No other guard training program offers these FREE add-ons:

  • Bonus training & interview prep materials
  • Digital badges to share on your certification-tracking app
  • Full support from a live Help Desk 7 days/wk
  • Once you complete the course, you'll get a course certificate and help from us to book your final exam. In each province, the process is slightly different so we look forward to helping you. 

Become an in-demand security services professional. Start training today

Course Outline

Core curriculum:

  • Workplace Safety and Health Act
  • Personal Safety at Work (Provincial)
  • Working Alone Plan
  • Landlords & Tenants - The Law and You
  • Human Rights


Other key topics:

  • The role of a security guard
  • Physical security and crime prevention
  • Classification of information
  • Computer security
  • Workplace accident prevention and first aid
  • Preventing infection - blood-borne pathogens
  • Professionalism and public relations
  • Ethics, deportment and professional conduct
  • Handling customer complaints
  • Diversity awareness and sexual harassment
  • Telephone techniques
  • Handling crisis and the media
  • Dealing with angry, and disturbed persons/ strategic verbal strategies
  • Interacting with disturbed persons
  • Dealing with intoxicated individuals
  • Crowd control
  • The security officer and the legal system
  • Powers of arrest
  • The Criminal Code / Canadian Legal Authority
  • The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Use of force
  • Access control and alarm systems
  • General patrol techniques
  • Note taking and report writing
  • The rules of criminal evidence
  • Response to immediate crisis
  • Fire detection and prevention
  • Categories of fire
  • Types of extinguishers
  • HAZMAT awareness
  • Responding to bomb threats
  • Evacuations
  • Traffic control and direction concepts
  • Labor disputes
  • Interacting with others in the justice system
  • Security and police relations
  • Appearing as a witness
  • Accident scene management
Course Details
40 hours
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