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Duration: 11 weeks at 4 hours/day + optional practicum

Program Overview


Summit’s Security Guard Program meets all the training requirements established by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Some of the units covered in the program are The Private Security Act and Ministry Code of Conduct, Basic Security Procedures, Report Writing, Canadian Legal System, Use of Force Theory and more.


Graduates of the Security Guard Program are equipped with the skills to write reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons; answer alarms and investigate disturbances and patrol industrial or commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion.

Course Outline

Introduction to the Security Industry

The Private Security & Investigative Services

Ministry Code of Conduct

Basic Security Procedures

Report Writing

Health & Safety

Emergency Response Preparation

Canadian Legal System

Legal Authorities

Effective Communications

Sensitivity Training

Use of Force Theory

Emergency First Aid/CPR Training

WHMIS Training

Career Opportunities


Security guard, Armored car guard, Bodyguard, Bouncer, Commissionaire, Night watchman/woman, Pre-boarding security guard, etc.



18 years or older

Proof of OSSD (diploma/transcript)  OR  Pass mature entrance exam

Valid Criminal Record Check

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