Alberta Basic Security Training Program

Become a licensed Security Services Professional in Alberta with this 40-hour online course.

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Why Our Alberta Basic Security Training Program?

Do you have excellent communication skills, are physically fit, and have an interest in rule enforcement? You can become a licenced security service worker in Alberta in this 40 hour online course and exam.

Alone or on a team, security guards and other security professionals work in a variety of settings to monitor, patrol, guard and protect people and property. This is the first step you must take towards a career for Security Services in loss prevention, executive protection (personal bodyguard), alarm responders and more.

MaKami’s Alberta Basic Security Training helps you qualify for an individual Security Service Worker Licence by completing the training requirements needed to apply. Our online delivery method combines the benefits of material prepared by experts in security and adult education, student-led learning and the flexibility of accessing materials from a tablet, desktop or mobile device in your own time.

Eligibility and Admissions

  • Speak and write fluent English
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have good character and employment references
  • Have no criminal record based on a current clear police information check (CPIC) with a vulnerable sector search
  • Be in good health

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Where is this Program Offered?

MaKami College Edmonton campus in Bonnie Doon Mall

MaKami College Edmonton

Located in the Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre

MaKami College Calgary NE campus in Marlborough Mall

MaKami College Calgary NE

MaKami’s newest campus is located on the city’s northeast inside Marlborough Mall

Reide, MaKami College Massage Therapy program graduate

It’s the culture of MaKami that sold me, you don’t just leave with the excellent education – you leave with relationships that are going to help support you throughout your career.

Reide / Massage Therapy Graduate
Freddy, MaKami College Massage Therapy program graduate

Doesn’t matter what campus you’re on, it’s the community that we make here at MaKami – with the staff and with the students – that makes it what it is. You’re a part of the community and so if you’re here at MaKami, you’re going to be well taken care of.

Freddy / Massage Therapy Graduate

Additional Security Courses

Security Professional Continuing Education

Security Service Professionals in Alberta work in many different industries and sectors. Businesses and individuals hire you to fill various roles for protecting and serving their employees, properties and possessions. This industry is continuously growing with a strong demand for Security Service Professionals that have the necessary training for a variety of security scenarios.

By taking MaKami College’s Security Professional Continuing Education courses, you will be setting yourself up with the additional training that goes above-and-beyond the call of duty and will help you gain the skills needed in order to pursue your Security Services career dreams and stand out from the crowd. These courses will provide you with crucial skills that will guide you as you encounter various scenarios in your role as an Alberta Security Service Professional.

Our custom Security Courses are designed with the collaboration of a former Calgary Police Officer and Negotiator to include specific security topics including:

  • De-escalation and conflict resolution strategies.
  • Skills to gain voluntary compliance.
  • Crisis management and suicide intervention.
  • Understanding the dynamics of violent behaviour.
  • Communication skills for effective interviewing and reporting.

Note: These additional courses are coming soon. They are not currently available for students.

Interested in the Alberta Basic Security Training Program?

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