$38,019 average salary
Alberta offers better-paying jobs, affordable real estate, lower taxes, and a very low cost of living. It’s a great place to raise a family and build your career while enjoying stunning scenery and outdoor activities.
Becoming a security guard in Alberta means higher earnings with a lower cost of living, plus a great quality of life for you and your family – especially if you enjoy the outdoors, mountain scenery, and an active lifestyle.
Here’s 4 great reasons to become a security guard in Alberta:
40 hours to complete training
Above average job outlook
11,050 security guards in Alberta
Want to become a Security Guard in Alberta?
Here are the four simple steps to getting licensed in your province.
Take the Basic Security Training course
Book Your Licensing Exam (we can help with that!)
Pass Your Licensing Exam
Apply for Your License
Who can get a Security Guard license in Alberta?
To be eligible for an Alberta security guard license you must:
- Be over 18 years old
- Be eligible to work in Canada
- Be fluent in English**
- Have no criminal record, outstanding criminal charges; not be the subject of a criminal investigation
- Not be a current member of the police service, a sheriff, bailiff, a collection agent or debt collector
- Complete the training and exam requirements
Ready to get started?
Click the course bundle below to get everything you need to get licensed in your province.
Security Guard Training Courses
Basic Security Guard Training Alberta Bundle
With the Alberta Basic Training Bundle, you will receive the Basic Training Course and your provincial exam registration. This makes it as convenient as possible for you to complete all the provincial requirements for getting licensed.
- Length: 40 hours
- Language: English
- Certification: Yes
Plus... 8 other career boosting training courses
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