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How Do I Become A Private Investigator In Ontario

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Did you know that according to the latest Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General’s Private Security and Investigative Services Branch’s 2022—2023 Annual Report, there were 2329 Private Investigator licenses issued in 2022-2023. The regions with the highest employment rate were: Toronto: 54% Ottawa: 14% Hamilton-Niagara: 7% According to available labour market information, the median income…

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How do I become a Security Guard in Manitoba?

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Private security guards are in demand in Winnipeg and many smaller cities throughout Manitoba.   A Manitoba security guard license will permit you to join the thousands of Manitoba guards who maintain the safety and security of properties and individuals on a daily basis. Security jobs in Manitoba range from aviation security to tactical security to…

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SGC Announces Launch of Manitoba Security Guard Training Course

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As of December 22, 2023, Security Guard Course Inc (SGC) Inc. is approved by the Registrar under The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act and Regulation as a training provider to deliver the Manitoba Security Guard Training Program (MSGTP). This approval is issued for the purpose of MSGTP delivery as facilitated by Security Guard Course…

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Do you know what laws regulate Use of Force in Ontario?

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Many new Security Guards are unaware that Use of Force training is not mandatory to work in bars or nightclubs as bar security or bouncers. Currently, no training standards exist in Ontario for what is or is not appropriate Use of Force training for licensed private security. Often, martial arts style training is marketed to…

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Guide to Becoming a Parking Bylaw Officer in Ontario

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Our Student Experience Advisors are asked a lot of questions about becoming a MLEO or Bylaw Officer.  Here are some of the top questions, answered!   Bylaw officers play a crucial role in enforcing local laws and regulations in communities across Ontario. If you’re interested in a career in law enforcement, a career as a…

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What is the total cost to get my Ontario Security Guard License?

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Before you begin on your journey to working as a security guard, you should be aware of all of the costs involved.   Below you will find a summary of all the costs that you will need to consider from training to licensing:   Recognized Security Guard Training Course We offer this course online for…

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Parking Enforcement Officer Training and MLEO Jobs

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Are you interested in a career as a Bylaw Officer?  Many Ontario cities, municipalities, security agencies and parking companies are actively recruiting new MLEOs.   Full time and salaried positions can be found by searching for MLEO Jobs on many websites such as: Eluta.ca Ziprecruiter.ca Ca.indeed.com Simplyhired.ca Workopolis.com By completing your Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Course,…

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Understanding Use of Force Training Requirements in Ontario

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Courts follow best practices when determining if a person is properly “trained” but this is not legislated.  What the courts do look at is, based on a balance of probabilities, did the person remember their training, and did the employer go far enough to ensure that the guard had proper refresher training within a period…

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How To Get Your Alberta Private Investigator License

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To work as a Private Investigator in Alberta you must follow these three steps:   Complete our online 60 hour Accredited Online Investigator Training Course.  This government approved course will teach you the laws and needed to write the Alberta Examination for Professional Investigators. Upon completion of the Alberta Private Investigator Course, simply download your…

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November 24, 2021

Online Use of Force Training Course

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Now you can complete your Use of Force and Passive Handcuffing Certificate online. We are often asked questions such as: Can Security Guards use force and handcuff people while working? Are Security Guards allowed to carry handcuffs? What kind of training or certification is required? Do some provinces have different use of force rules than…

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