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Anyone seeking a licence as a private security guard and/or private investigator has been subject to mandatory training and testing requirements under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005 as of April 15, 2010.
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services information web site can be found at:
All new applicants must undergo a "Basic Training Program" and pass a test of their knowledge before they can apply for a security guard and/or private investigator licence.
Existing licensees do not need to take the basic training course before attempting the ministry test. Beginning July 16, 2010, existing licensees are required to pass the ministry test before applying for their licence renewal.
Test Delivery Services
Beginning April 15, 2010, individuals seeking licences to work as security guards and/or private investigators must first pass the ministry test. Test hosting and invigilation services are provided by Serco DES Inc. For further information about test delivery and how to register please visit Serco's website at www.ontariosecuritytesting.ca/
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Security & Private Eye Training Center
40-hour basic training program.
Click the "Training Curriculum" to register for our course.