Alberta BASIC Security Training Program

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Peerless Training Institute(PTI) is offering the Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) Program Course, with the exam, at below cost to all qualified applicants. The Security Services and Investigators Act requires any person in Alberta who works in any of the security service positions listed below to have a license. To obtain this license an individual must complete a mandatory training program and write a provincial exam. The course outcomes for this training are intended to provide participants with knowledge and skills in their role and responsibilities as security professionals.

Admission Requirements

To enroll in the course, individuals much meet the following criteria,

  • At least 18 years old
  • Fluent in speaking English
  • No serious criminal convictions that have not been pardoned
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Work Permit.

Program Description

  1. Each participant will be provided with a course Participant Manual which complements the course materials, interactive discussion, and video-based exercises which make up this course.
  2. The Alberta Basic Security Training course consists of seven modules to be taught in a classroom setting over a period of 40 hours.
  3. Upon successful completion of the 40-hour security training course, an individual will be eligible to write the mandatory provincial exam.
  4. Course Fee: $ 350.00
  5. Available on Saturday and Sunday: 8 hours/day.  40 hours.
Module Outline



1. Introduction to the Security Industry
2. The Canadian Legal System and Security Professionals
3. Basic Security Procedures
4. Communication for Security Professionals
5. Documentation and Evidence
6. Emergency Response Procedures for Security Professionals
7. Health & Safety for Security Professionals

Job Opportunities

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  • Security Services (static or mobile)
  • Loss Prevention Worker
  • Executive Security (bodyguards)
  • In-house Security
  • Dog Patrol Services
  • Alarm Responders (those who physically respond; not monitoring a screen)
Main Campus

260, 2635 37 Ave NE,

Calgary, AB T1Y 5Z6

403  230 2665

High River Satellite Office

127-3rd Avenue SW, 

High River, AB T1V 1A1 

403  230 2665

Brooks Satellite Office

2nd Street W,

Brooks, AB  T1R 1A8

403  230 2665

Saskatoon Satellite Office

300 Confederation Dr. 

Saskatoon, SK, S7L 4R6.

403  230 2665