$37,173 average salary
Ontario is rich in cultural diversity, while also being the financial engine of the country. The most populous province, it is rich in opportunity, provides high income potential, and has a beautiful natural landscape with much to do and enjoy.
Becoming a security guard in Ontario means you will have endless job options to choose from, both in major cities and smaller and rural areas. You’ll be close to the cultural hub of Canada, with countless entertainment and recreational events right in your backyard.
Here’s 4 great reasons to become a security guard in Ontario:
40 hours to complete training
Above average job outlook
43,650 security guards in Ontario
Want to become a security guard in Ontario?
Here are the four simple steps to getting licensed in your province.
Take the Basic Security Training course
Pass Your Licensing Exam
Get Certified in First Aid
Apply for Your License
Who can get a Security Guard license in Ontario?
To be eligible for an Ontario security guard license you must:
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Be legally able to work in Canada
- Have a clean criminal record
- Complete the training and exam requirements
- Have a current Emergency First Aid/CPR certificate
- If you have been convicted (and not pardoned) of any of the 80+ criminal offences listed in the Ontario regulation, Eligibility to Hold a License — Clean Criminal Record, you will not be able to obtain or renew a security guard license.
Ontario Security Jobs
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 Ontario Bundle
The basic training course is the government-approved course you need before you can take your exam and get your provincial security license.
- Length: 40 hours
- Language: English
- Certification: Yes
- Exam Attempts: 4
- Passing Score: 75%
Plus... 8 other career boosting training courses
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