This course is designed for individuals who are pursuing a career in Alberta’s private security industry. It may also serve as a useful refresher for experienced security professionals
Length: Equivalent to 40 hours (01 Week Program)
Completion: 80% min. passing grade
Accreditation: Solicitor General
Delivery Method: In-Class & e-Learning (Online)
Fee: In-Class $249 & e-Learning (Online) $149
The Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) Course consists of seven (7) specific Modules instructed in an ONLINE environment over a period of forty (40) hours. The online course is professionally narrated by a certified instructor and includes a combination of videos, activities, exercises, learning journal and more. Participants must complete all modules and then a provincial exam at one of our Testing Facilities with 80% or above to receive provincial certification and apply for a Security License in Alberta. Upon completion of the Online ABST Course, participants will have a working knowledge of the Security Industry and will be able to do the following:
Describe the specific roles and responsibilities of a Security Professional.
Explain Federal and Provincial Legislation and Regulations in relation to the work of a Security Professional
List and describe the knowledge and skillsets required to perform Basic Security Patrol duties.
Understand and apply a professional and effective style of communication in order to manage and control incidents.
Demonstrate exceptional proficiencies and accuracy in note-taking and Security Report Writing.
Understand and articulate the process of managing an Emergency Incident / Emergency Response
Maintain personal and professional safety and well being while working as a Security Professional.
The outcome for this program is intended to instill course participants with knowledge and skillsets in the following areas:
Introduction to the Professional Security Industry.
The Canadian Legal System and Security Professionals.
Basic Security Procedures.
Communication for Security Professionals.
Documentation and Evidence.
Emergency Response Procedures for Security Professionals.