Basic & Advanced Security Guard Duties (80 Hours)

Basic & Advanced Security Guard Duties (80 Hours)

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Duration: 80 hours

Here is the synopsis of the security officer training included in that course:


The objective of this program is to prepare the participant to start or pursue a career in private security and to effectively protect people, property, places and information. It provides an overview of the important changes that have taken place over time in both the public and private security areas. The content of the course presents a realistic view of the evolution of an industry containing a greater variety of tasks and responsibilities, which requires the involvement of better trained and better-informed professionals.

This program is 80 hours (10 days) and includes the following four courses:

Course # 1: Environment, Functions, Legislation and Standards of Behavior (30 hours)

This theoretical orientation course is designed to provide the basic foundation for safety officer work. It allows to discover the world of private security in its various aspects, while allowing the participant to assimilate the basic notions of employment, as well as the legislation framing its functions and actions.


  • The profession of security officer
  • Different laws and responsibilities
  • Customer service
  • Ethics, Professionalism and Public Relations
  • Communications
  • Taking notes, writing reports and managing crime scene
  • Building Management
  • Alarm and protection systems
  • Traffic control
  • Access and personnel control
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Fire prevention
  • Identification of hazardous materials
  • Loss prevention
  • Basics of investigation
  • Basics of infiltration

Course # 2: Emergency Procedures (24 hours)

In the course of his / her duties, the safety officer must be able to identify, among other things, the risks to the safety of property and persons. It must not only know the elements related to risk prevention, but also be able to react quickly and adequately if an emergency occurs. This module focuses on threats to safety caused by humans, natural elements or the environment, and proposes various measures to counter them.


  • Excavation techniques
  • MOAB® (Difficult Client Management and Personality Types)
  • MDTS® (Monadnock Defensive Tactics System - Joint Control)
  • CPI (Crisis Intervention Strategy)
  • SMAEC (Special Events)


Theoretical and practical modules:

  • PPPS (Pressure Point Operating System)
  • PR-24 Police Stick.


Course # 3: First Aid CPR and Defibrillator (16 hours)

This course consists of officially recognized First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This course gives participants the opportunity to acquire general first aid skills. After obtaining their certificate, they will be able to intervene on major medical problems, on trauma, and they will be able to practice resuscitation techniques in an emergency and on all age groups.


  • Purpose and role of first aid
  • The management of an emergency
  • Shock, unconscious and fainting
  • Airway obstruction - adult, child and baby
  • Cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary resuscitation - adult, child and baby subjects
  • Severe hemorrhage
  • Medical conditions (diabetes, convulsions, asthma and allergies)
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Secondary examination
  • Injuries to bones and joints
  • Injuries to the head, spine and pelvis
  • Breast injuries
  • Wound care
  • Injuries to the eye
  • Burns
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Physical disorders due to heat and cold


Course # 4: Firearms Handling (10 hours)


  • Introduction to firearms
  • Main elements of a modern firearm
  • Firearms Safety
  • Operation of firearms mechanisms
  • Ammunition
  • Safe handling and transportation of firearms
  • Firearms Techniques and Methods
  • Responsibilities of firearms owners and users
  • Safe storage, display, transportation and handling of firearms
  • Shooting range exercises


You can add the following 2 modules exceptionally with this offer for $ 70.00. They come with their own international certificate of competence issued by CPSOTA:

Monadnock® Expandable Stick (MEB) - 4 hours

Basic notions concerning the safe and correct use of the expandable police stick as recommended by the Monadnock Training Board and the Monadnock MEB training manual.



The nomenclature of the extensible stick, as well as its particularities. • The use of force. • A summary study of human anatomy and vital points. • Defensive position and displacement. • Relative positioning and reaction zones. • Holding the stick by hand and wearing the belt. • Basic positions with the stick. • Locks (one and two hands). • The blows struck with the stick. • The different stick extraction techniques. • Retention of the stick. • Static and dynamic exercises.

Handcuffing Techniques - 4 hours

Fundamental notions regarding the proper use of handcuffs and their operation in use on a subject, including preliminary excavations.


  • Legal aspects relating to the application of handcuffs. • The legal aspects of the search. • Nomenclature, maintenance and types of handcuffs. • Taking the handcuffs by hand. • Wearing belt handcuffs. • Technique of bringing and controlling a suspect to the ground, from the escort position (by arm dam). • Theory on positional asphyxia. • The overlap position. • The approach and handcuffing technique of a cooperative suspect. • Basic search technique. • The escort of a handcuffed suspect. • Tactical communication.