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Security Guard Training - Ontario

Security Guard Training - Ontario

Basic Training for an Exciting Career in Security

In Ontario, the security guard licence issued by Service Ontario is mandatory for every person wishing to work as a security guard in the province. Prior to applying for this licence, you must successfully complete a 40-hours basic security guard training program recognized by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

Our Ontario Security Guard training program, approved by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, will provide you with the skills and abilities essential to practice the profession of security officer in Ontario. Our team is composed of professionals who put at your service several years of experience both in the field and in teaching to facilitate your learning.

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Course Content and Duration

This 40-hour training provides students with the occupational and behavioural skills and attitude necessary to professionally function as a security officer, as required by provincial acts, regulations and in accordance with other legislation. The subjects covered provide future security guards with a sound basis to deal with their many on-the-job responsibilities. Upon completion of this training, the student will understand:

  • Role and tasks of a security guard
  • Customer service and professionalism
  • Different types of communication
  • Report writing and note-taking
  • Patrolling procedures
  • Alarm systems
  • Traffic management
  • Legal aspects of a security guard’s responsibilities
  • Health and Safety
  • Fire prevention and emergency procedures
  • Use of Force Theory
  • Access controls
  • Labour conflicts and crisis management
  • Emergency first aid protocols

Would you prefer to follow this course online? GardaWorld Campus also offers online security guard training!


  • Be 18 years or older at the time of registration
  • Have no criminal record
  • Understand, read and write English


It's simple! All you need to do is visit our course calendar and choose your preferred schedule and location.

Contact us with your questions.


Once the training has been successfully completed you will get a certificate of completion. You will also receive a training confirmation number by email that will allow you to register for the final exam with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS).

Book Your Security Guard Exam 


Consult our course calendar and register online for GardaWorld's Security Guard Training Program or, register in person at one of our service points listed below with an official photo identification and full payment.

Please contact us with your questions!

GardaWorld Campus - HAMILTON

54 Centennial Parkway North
Hamilton, ON L8E 1H6

Get Directions

905-578-6955 ext. 3142

Business hours:
Monday to Friday between 10 AM and 4 PM

Payment options:
Credit cards (Visa & Mastercard)

Check out the course calendar for our next training sessions in Hamilton.

GardaWorld Campus - OTTAWA

2250 Gladwin Crescent
Ottawa, ON K1B 4S6

Get Directions

613-563-0685 ext. 109

Business hours:
Monday to Friday between 8 AM and 4 PM

Payment options:
Credit cards (Visa & Mastercard)

Check out the course calendar for our next training sessions in Ottawa.

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