Careers FAQ

Security Licensing

What is a Security Worker’s License?

The governments of British Columbia and Alberta require that all individuals working within the security industry complete a Basic Security Training course and obtain a Security Worker’s License. Securiguard is a recognized BST provider and runs Basic Security Training classes monthly.

How do I obtain a Basic Security License?

Securiguard offers monthly Basic Security Training classes from our regional offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo and Edmonton. To find when the next available class is taking place, please consult our calendar on the Basic Security Training page.

What’s different about Securiguard’s Basic Security Training course?

Providing a high level of customer service is becoming more and more critical to both security employers and their clients. In addition to covering all of the required course fundamentals, Securiguard has incorporated elements of our @yourservice concierge training, ensuring that you will excel in the delivery of customer service to both valued clients and customers.

When is the next Basic Security Training Course being held in my area?

To determine when the next BST course is being held, please consult our calendar on the Basic Security Training page.

Will I automatically be hired after I complete the Basic Security Training course?

Completing the training course with Securiguard does not guarantee employment. However, all students who successfully complete the training program will have the opportunity to submit an application for employment. All applications are assessed on an individual basis.

Applying for Employment

What job openings are currently available?

Securiguard offers a wide array of opportunities at locations such as banks, office towers, industrial sites, airports, ports and schools. Please submit your cover letter and resume to the Branch Office indicated on our Careers portal and we will be in touch regarding available opportunities.

How do I apply for employment?

Please submit your cover letter and resume to your local Branch Office as indicated on our Careers portal.

What opportunities does Securiguard offer for career advancement?

Securiguard provides opportunities for additional training and advancement in areas such as Mobile Patrol Skills and Tactics, Supervisor Training, Control Centre Operations and CCTV Monitoring, and much more. To see a more comprehensive list of our different advanced training modules please visit our Advanced Training Centre page.