Guard Training and Online

Basic Security Guard Training

Course by: Canadian Academy of Guard Training

SKU: SEC100250


Get a Security License and Get to Work

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To become a licensed security guard, students must take government-approved training. We know that the best security guards master the basics and build from a solid foundation. While other courses might rush to get you to your first job unprepared, we know that a confident, competent security guard keeps themselves and others safe. Poorly trained guards risk themselves, and others on the job. With our training, you'll master the basics, but also learn advanced patrol techniques, how to handle difficult people and situations, and crisis management. You'll get able to find work quickly and easily with our training. 

Why Train with

→ Basic and Advanced Training


→ Instant Course Access

→ Register Quickly

→ Train from Home

→ Large Job Market

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→ Government Approved

→ Exam Booking Help

Where Can you Work as a Security Guard?

  • Airport Security
  • Mall Security
  • Personal and Executive Protection 
  • Night Club or Bar “bouncer”
  • Loss Prevention Security 
  • Concierge 
  • Special Event Security
  • Mobile Patrol
  • Security Guard Companies

 Become a Security Guard in 3 Steps

Step 1 - Take Security Guard Training


Step 2 - Pass the Licensing Exam

- We will help you book and prep for the exam.  

Step 3 - Apply for your License

- We can provide all the information you need.

Get Training in:

  • Role of a Security Guard
  • The Law and Your Rights and Responsibilities
  • Crowd Control
  • Powers of Arrest
  • Dealing with Angry and/or Disturbed People
  • Patrol Techniques
  • Use of Force
  • First Aid and much more. See below for more information.

Online Training means you can begin your training as soon as you register. You can learn at your own speed and finish whenever you want. The course is available for you to access day or night, 7 days a week. When you are ready, apply to write the licensing exam in your province.

Our Basic Security Guard Training is Approved in:


  • Alberta (ABST)
  • Manitoba (MBCTP) 
  • Saskatchewan (SBST)

We have been training security guards since


and our modern platform, engaging content, and interactive course will teach you everything you need to know to prepare for and pass the course and the exam. Additionally, we can provide a supplemental study guide for you - AT NO ADDITIONAL COST to help you understand what you need to know. 


Our Security Guard Training program combines video elements, quizzes, and interactive elements to keep you exciting and engaged with the course. While the course material takes 40 hours, because the course is


you learn at your own pace. When you are ready to write the exam, we will help you book it. Don't feel required to attend a classroom, learn from home on any device you own. At the end of each section, there will be a short quiz to ensure you retain the information. 

Exam price not included with the basic course


Course Details
40 hours
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