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Alberta Basic Security Guard Training

Online Training by  Alberta Guard Training
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Online / Training
Apr 22, 2022 - Apr 22, 2023
CAD  99.00

Details

The 40-hour ABST online training course has been prepared by private security industry experts committed to the success of our students and is Alberta security programs accredited.

This Alberta security guard training online course is designed for the success of our students and prepares them to successfully complete the provincial exam. When you have completed the course and successfully written the exam you can join the ranks of other security professionals and gain employment in such specialized areas such as health care security or retail loss prevention.

Outline

This course is arranged into 7 areas of coverage:

1 –  Introduction to the Security Industry
  • Describe the various roles and responsibilities of security professionals
  • Define and demonstrate professional conduct for security professionals
  • Define and demonstrate professional appearance and deportment for security professionals
2 – Canadian Legal System
  • Describe how the Criminal Code of Canada and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms relate to the work of a security professional
  • Identify the legal authorities, rights, and limitations of an on-duty security professional
  • Discuss and provide examples of a citizen's power of arrest under the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Discuss and provide examples of provisions for search and seizure in the performance of duties
  • Discuss and provide examples of legal powers of security professionals in situations involving landlords and tenants
  • Discuss and provide examples of legal powers of security professionals in situations of trespassing or vandalism
  • Identify the types of offences in the Criminal Code of Canada and provide examples of each
  • Discuss and provide examples of legal powers of security professionals in use of force
3 – Basic Security Patrol Procedures
  • Explain and demonstrate the observation skills utilized by a security professional
  • Explain and demonstrate the various techniques used to:
    • Patrol
    • Control access
    • Conduct surveillance
    • Respond to alarms
    • Control crowds
    • Manage labour disputes
    • Respond to emergency scenes
  • Describe the signs and behaviours associated with substance abuse
    • Identify drug paraphernalia
  • Describe the signs and behaviours associated with excited delirium
  • Explain and demonstrate the various techniques used to control traffic in emergency and nonemergency situations
  • Describe shift-related responsibilities, such as:
    • Interpreting shift posting orders
    • Starting a new shift
    • Transferring responsibility at the end of a shift
  • Explain best practices when working with a partner
  • Explain and provide examples of an appropriate use of force response for a security professional
4 – Communication
  • Describe effective verbal and non-verbal communication strategies for security professionals
  • Identify and demonstrate methods of communication which are free from bias, discrimination, and harassment
  • Identify strategies for effective verbal and non-verbal communication in situations where communication barriers exist
  • Explain and demonstrate verbal and non-verbal communication skills when interacting with individuals who show signs of being uncooperative, violent, and impaired
  • Identify and develop strategies to control your personal triggers in situations of conflict or anxiety
  • Conduct an effective interview
5 – Documentation and Evidence
  • Describe the importance and legal implications of maintaining an accurate and complete notebook
  • Describe how to effectively take detailed notes during your shift
  • Describe the importance and legal implications of maintaining an accurate and complete notebook
  • Describe the correct use of a notebook
  • Maintain an accurate and complete notebook
  • Obtain and record an accurate and complete statement
  • Prepare an accurate and complete statement
  • Describe the elements of an accurate and complete report
  • Prepare an accurate and complete report
  • Preserve and protect evidence and a potential crime scene
  • Prepare for the process of giving testimony in court
6 – Emergency Response Procedures
  • Recall the different levels and types of access control
  • Explain the importance of access control
  • Identify emergency alarm calls and required follow-up response
  • Identify required assistance upon responding to an emergency
  • Identify required assistance upon responding to a fire emergency
  • Describe precautions for maintaining the safety of self and others at the scene of a fire
  • Identify required assistance upon responding to a fire emergency
  • Describe precautions for maintaining the safety of self and others at the scene of a fire
  • Describe precautions for maintaining the safety of self and others at the scene of a bomb threat
7 – Health and Safety
  • Describe best practices for personal safety while on duty in the areas of communication, duties, and emergency response
  • Identify potential hazards at security sites and venues
  • Recall the basic principles of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  • Discuss strategies for dealing with the effects of shift work on health, personal fitness, sleep, and social life

Schedules

Apr 22, 2022 - Apr 22, 2023
Daily 12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Total Hours: 40
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Alberta Guard Training is run by a small team comprising of private security industry experts and former Canadian military personnel who are committed to the success of our students.
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