Ontario Security Guard Training Course

Begin your security career with our accredited Ontario Security Guard Training Course. Comprehensive, accessible online, and recognized province-wide, we provide the vital skills you need to excel in the industry. Join us from anywhere in Ontario and start your journey to become a certified security guard today.

Welcome to your path to success in the security industry. Our Ontario Security Guard Training program is a comprehensive online course designed to provide you with the foundational knowledge and practical skills needed to excel as a security guard in Ontario.

Course Content

Our Online Security Course meticulously structured in accordance with the Private Security and Investigative Services Act (PSISA), and it meets and exceeds the Ministry of the Solicitor General's guidelines for security guard training in Ontario.

What You Will Learn

Our Ontario Security Guard Training Program covers essential topics such as:

  1. Introduction to the Security Industry: Understand the diverse roles and responsibilities of security professionals in Ontario.
  2. The Private Security and Investigative Services Act and Ministry Code of Conduct: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the laws and ethical guidelines governing the security industry.
  3. Basic Security Procedures: Learn the standard procedures, protocols, and practices of professional security services.
  4. Report Writing: Master the art of writing precise, comprehensive, and professional reports.
  5. Health and Safety: Understand the importance of maintaining health and safety in various settings and situations.
  6. Emergency Response Preparation: Learn how to effectively prepare and respond to potential emergencies.
  7. Canadian Legal System: Develop an understanding of the legal system, including the rights and limitations of a security guard.
  8. Legal Authorities: Explore the legal authorities and boundaries pertinent to security work in Ontario.
  9. Effective Communications: Learn key communication strategies for effective interactions in diverse situations.
  10. Sensitivity Training: Understand how to interact respectfully and effectively with diverse populations.
  11. Use of Force Theory: Learn about the appropriate use of force in accordance with Ontario laws and regulations.
  12. Emergency-Level First Aid Certification: Gain certification in emergency-level first aid, an essential skill for security professionals.

Why Choose Our Ontario Security Training?

Our Ontario Security Training program is designed for individuals new to the security field and experienced professionals seeking to enhance their skills. We utilize state-of-the-art e-learning techniques to create an interactive and engaging learning environment.

Our course is flexible, allowing you to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule, and on any device - including mobile. Whether you're at home, on a break, or on the go, you can access our course anytime, anywhere. Whether you're looking to start a rewarding career in security or advance in your current role, our Ontario Security Guard Training program is the perfect solution.

Embark on your journey to become a certified security professional in Ontario with our comprehensive Security Guard Training course. Enroll today!

Section 1: Introduction to the Security Industry
What you will learn
1.1 Overview of the Security Industry
1.2 The Occupation of a Security Guard
1.3 Legal Requirements and Responsibilities
1.4 The Role of a Security Guard with Respect to the Public
Section 2: The Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005 and ministry Code of Conduct
What you will learn
2.1 Introduction to the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005 (PSISA)
2.2 Licensing under the PSISA
2.3 General Duties, Standards, Practices, and Prohibitions
2.4 Ministry Code of Conduct
2.5 Public Complaint Procedures
2.6 Internal Complaint Procedures
2.7 Authority to Act as a Security Guard
Section 3: Surveillance, Basic Elements of Security, and Drug Effects
What you will learn
3.1 Introduction to Surveillance
3.2 Techniques and Skills for Effective Surveillance
3.3 Types of Patrolling and Loss Prevention
3.4 Basic Elements of Security
3.5 Drug Effects and Substance Abuse
Section 4: Report Writing
What you will learn
4.1 Introduction to Report Writing for Security Guards
4.2 Note-taking and Recording Factual Data
4.3 Types and Purposes of Reports
4.4 Basic Elements of Report Writing
4.5 Content of Reports and Incorporating the 5 W's and H
4.6 Legal Implications of Reports and Confidentiality
4.7 Taking Statements and the Difference between Statements and Reports
4.8 Appropriate Methods of Communication for Reporting Issues
Section 5: Health and safety
What you will learn
5.1 Introduction to Health and Safety
5.2 Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
5.3 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
5.4 Control of Workplace Risks and Hazards
5.5 Emergency Situations and Appropriate Responses
5.6 Communication of Workplace Safety Requirements
5.7 Right to Refuse Unsafe Work
Section 6: Emergency Response Preparation
What you will learn
6.1 Introduction to Emergency Situations
6.2 Emergency Response Procedures
6.3 Potential Roles of a Security Guard During an Emergency
6.4 Duty of Care and Crime Scene Management
Section 7: Canadian legal system
What you will learn
7.1 Importance of understanding the Canadian legal system
7.2 Canadian Criminal Court System
7.3 Evidence Handling Techniques
7.4 Ontario Evidence Act and Canada Evidence Act
7.5 Municipal By-Laws
7.6 Importance of continued learning and staying updated on legal changes
Section 8: Legal authorities
What you will learn
8.1 Purpose and importance of legal authorities
8.2 Handling Information and PIPEDA
8.3 Additional Legislation
8.4 Criminal Code of Canada
8.5 Tort Law
Section 9: Effective communications
What you will learn
9.1 Effective Communication
9.2 Communication Skills
9.3 Tactical Communication
9.4 Interpersonal Skills
9.5 Conduct and Deportment
Section 10: Sensitivity training
What you will learn
10.1 Importance of sensitivity training for security guards
10.2 Recognizing Personal Biases
10.3 Understanding the Impact of Differences
10.4 Effective Communication and Approaching Individuals
Section 11: Use of force theory
What you will learn
11.1 Importance of understanding use of force in the security industry
11.2 Authority to Use Force under the Criminal Code
11.3 National Use of Force Model for Security Guards
11.4 Maintaining Composure and Acting Under Stress
11.5 Positional Asphyxia and Excited Delirium
11.6 Personal Health and Stress Management
Section 12: Emergency-level first aid certification
Emergency-level first aid certification Requirements
$199.00 $249.00

40 hours



Online + in-class

First Aid & CPR
First Aid & CPR training is included.