Ontario Security Guard Course

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Online Security Guard Training Ontario course content and duration

The 40-hour training—recognized and required by the Ministry of Community
Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS)
 prior to applying for the Service Ontario security guard licence—provides students with the occupational and behavioral skills and attitude necessary to deal with their many occupational responsibilities. 

*Upon completion of the Security Guard Training program, the student will understand:
*Emergency first aid protocols are not included in the online training and must be completed in-class. Additional fees apply.

  • 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
  • Labor conflicts and crisis management


  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Be 18 years or older at the time of registration
  • Have no criminal record
  • Ability to read and write in English