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Provincial Requirements for Security Guard Training

Notes:
All provinces require Security Guards to have a licence.
Most provinces require mandatory security guard training with some exceptions.

Province Mandatory
(Yes/No)
Online Reference
British Columbia Yes www.jibc.ca/programs-courses/
schools-departments/school-public-safety-security/justice-public-safety-division/security-training-programs/basic-security-training
Alberta Yes www.solgps.alberta.ca/programs_and_services/
public_security/private_security_programs/Pages/
TrainingandTesting.aspx
Saskatchewan Yes www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/jobs-working-and-training/becoming-a-licensed-professional/apply-for-a-security-guard-or-private-investigator-licence
Manitoba Yes www.gov.mb.ca/justice/safe/private/index.html
Ontario Yes www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/PSIS/PSIS_main.html
Quebec Yes www.bureausecuriteprivee.qc.ca/en/registry/
New Brunswick No
Nova Scotia Yes www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/paal/just/paal237.asp
Prince Edward Island No
Newfoundland and Labrador No

Canadian General Standards Board

Since 1979, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) has delivered independent certification and qualification programs. Our CGSB certification is your assurance that we are committed to quality, that the goods and services we provide will perform as expected every time and meet standards and requirements as set by CGSB.

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