Training Curriculum For Security Guards
Training Content and Program Length
The minimum length of in-class time for the basic security guard training program is
no lessthan 40 hours
. The following table suggests the duration for each training section and includesboth in-class and outside class hours. Outside class hours refer to pre-reading only; all other training methods must take place in-class. These hours are estimates and may need to beadjusted based on student learning abilities/trainer preference. The trainer must determine theoptimal number of hours for each section of his/her program design, but the total must be noless than 40.
Inside classhoursOutside classhours
1. Introduction to the Security Industry 2 22. The Private Security and Investigative Services Actand Ministry Code of Conduct2 33. Basic Security Procedures 3 54. Report Writing 2 25. Health and Safety 1 16. Emergency Response Preparation 4 47. Canadian Legal System 3 68. Legal Authorities 7.5 109. Effective Communications 4 310. Sensitivity Training 3 211. Use of Force Theory 2 212. Emergency Level First Aid Certification 6.5 -