To be eligible for a PAL, You must
Security Guar training is not a prerequisite to work in the transport of valuables.
The required training is offered only by specialized firms, to persons who have met the requirements of a rigorous selection process.
If you wish to work in the transport of valuables, you should be aware that this licence is only issued to persons authorized to carry restricted firearms or having completed the FOR-1048 Training Program developed by the École nationale de police du Québec. The application for the authorization to carry restricted firearmsmust be sponsored by an employer.
To stand out amongst other candidates, a person wishing to work in the transport of valuables should possess the following qualifications:
If you meet these criteria and are interested in transporting valuables, please click on the following link and apply for an armed guard position garda.com/careers or contact our head office at 514-281-2811
Your prior expertise may be an invaluable asset in the field. However, since the duties of a Security Guard are quite different from those of a member of a police or military force, and since legislation and regulations differ from one country to the next, training as a Security Guard is required to obtain your licence.
For further information, please refer to the competent authority for your province:
GardaWorld employees wishing information on the procedures to be followed are invited to consult the online tutorial for online registration.GardaWorld Employee Learning Guide – Registration Procedure for Free Online Training
Once you have successfully completed training as a Security Guard, GardaWorld Campus will issue the successful completion certificate required to apply for a Security Guard certification from the competent local authority for your province. Please note that delays for obtaining such certification may vary from one province to the next. Once you are certified, you may apply for positions available at GardaWorld through our website: garda.com/careers
Please note that employment is not assured upon completion of the training that we offer.
Exercising the profession of Security Guard is generally subject to local legislation and regulations. Our training programs have been developed to enable students to be certified in a specific region. If you live outside Canada and wish to follow any training that we offer, please ensure beforehand that you will be eligible to work in the region or province concerned
If you wish to immigrate to Canada please refer to the Government of Canada website:https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html
Classroom security guard training and virtual classroom security guard training are equivalent and recognized as such by the Bureau de la Sécurité privée.
Classroom training lasts 70 hours and is offered either on a daytime schedule or on evening or week-end schedules.
Virtual classroom training lasts a total of 54 hours and is given in real time, either on a daytime or evening schedule.
Please note that any application for an agent licence issued by BSP must be accompanied by a valid First Aid in the Workplace certificate (16-hour CNESST training)
Please visit the CNESST website to schedule training if you wish to follow virtual classroom training: Provincial list of first aid training organizations
Unfortunately, we offer Certified Security Guard training only in French. You therefore must have a sufficient knowledge of spoken and written French to take the training.
I you still wish to take the training in English, please contact the.Bureau de la Sécurité privée,which is the sole agency authorized to issue, rescind, and renew an agent licence.
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