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Tip of Spear equips aspiring protection professionals in Alberta with the skills, mindset and confidence they need to start and expand their thriving careers, serving and protecting the communities where they live and work. We are passionate about helping everyone stay safe so we provide many personal safety and self-defence programs to the general public.

Tip of Spear: Professional Protection Education


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Popular Courses


Alberta Basic Security Training

Get your license to work as a security guard in Alberta. This accredited online or classroom course equips you to pass your provincial exam. Exam included!


Canadian Firearms Safety Course

Take your non-Restricted and Restricted firearms safety training to get your PAL and RPAL license.


Defensive Tactics (PPCT)

Get certified to use handcuffs & baton, and learn the principles of arrest & control and use of force. For peace officers & security guards. 

What Our Customers Say


Edmonton's training choice for firearms safety, security, personal protection,
and more.

Whether you want to learn online or in-person, Tip of Spear is your partner in safety, security, and self-defence training.


We are accredited to offer the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (necessary to get your PAL), the Alberta Basic Security Training Course (which allows you to challenge the Alberta provincial security guard license exam), and much more.

"This is not just courses, at Tip of Spear. It is empowering, and it will change how you think about health, mental health, and self-defense. It does not matter if you are considering firearms safety, martial arts, or something like handcuffing certification, this company, it feels like an investment in you as a person."

- Shawn P.

Why take your Alberta Security Guard training with us?