Need Security Training?

Don’t have a security guard licence? Don't worry, we can help you get one. Northwest Protection is also an official training entity as such we are able to provide the necessary training courses required for the acquisition of your security guard licence. You must complete the following:

  1. Complete the 40 hour Security Guard Basic Training Course, which includes an online program as well as in-class certification in Emergency Level First Aid (32 hours security guard training + 8 hours first aid training).
  2. Pass the Ministry test provided by Serco DES Inc. (the same place you are tested for your Ontario Driver’s Licence).
  3. Complete the New Licence Application for a Security Guard provided on the Ontario Ministry of Safety & Community Correctional Services website.

Northwest Protection offers additional training programs for security guards in order to keep our staff up to date on the latest training procedures in the industry. Some courses we are currently offering are:

  • Smart Serve
  • Enhanced Use of Force
  • Crisis Management

If you are interested and want more information on how to get started please call our office 416-787-1448 or email us at

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