Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST)

Alberta Certified Basic Security Training

Peerless Training Institute is offering the Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) Course, with exam, at below cost to all qualified applicants. The Security Services and Investigator’s Act requires any person in Alberta who works in any of the security service positions listed below to have a license. To obtain this license an individual must complete a mandatory training program and write a provincial exam. The course outcomes for this training are intended to provide participants with knowledge and skills in their role and responsibilities as security professionals.

Course List

The seven modules which make up the Alberta Basic Security Training course are:

  • Module 1: Introduction to the Security Industry
  • Module 2. The Canadian Legal System and Security Professionals
  • Module 3. Basic Security Procedures
  • Module 4. Communication for Security Professionals
  • Module 5. Documentation and Evidence
  • Module 6. Emergency Response Procedures for Security Professionals
  • Module 7. Health & Safety for Security Professionals


Alberta Basic Security Training

40 hours of practicum


Admission Requirements:

To enroll in the course, individuals much meet the following criteria

  1. At least 18 years old
  2. Fluent in speaking English
  3. No serious criminal convictions that have not been pardoned
  4. Canadian Citizen, Permanent resident, Work permit
  5. Course Fee: $ 250.00
  6. Saturday and Sunday  (Weekend shift only).  (8 hours / day). Need to complete 40 hours.

Job Opportunities:

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  • Security Services (static or mobile)
  • Loss Prevention Worker
  • Executive Security (body guards)
  • In-house Security
  • Dog Patrol Services
  • Alarm Responders (those who physically respond; not monitoring a screen)

Program Description:

  • Each participant will be provided with a course Participant Manual which complements the course materials, interactive discussion, and video-based exercises which make up this course.
  • The Alberta Basic Security Training course consists of seven modules to be taught in a classroom setting over a period of 40 hours.
  • Upon successful completion of the 40 hour security training course an individual will be eligible to write the mandatory provincial exam.

Peerless Training Institute Contact Info

Location: 260-2635 37th Avenue, NE, Calgary, AB,

Phone: 403-230-2665


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Ongoing sessions for students living in Canada.

For international students the sessions are:

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall

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