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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 also passionate about helping everyone stay safe by providing many personal safety, prevention and self-defence programs to the general public.

Tip of Spear: Professional Protection Education


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.


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. 

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NOW OFFERING Level 1 CPTED course: October 17-19, 2022

Crime rates are going up - we all see it. But we can proactively do something about it to reduce the chances of it happening to us on property we own or manage. Learn the basics of this internationally-renowned program, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, that is used by law enforcement, land/building designers and land users to deter criminal activity, and help your family and community stay safe.

CPTED Crime Prevention

Newest Courses


CPTED Property Crime Prevention

Learn the international practice used by law enforcement to deter crime on property you own or manage. This advanced program goes beyond good locks and lighting and into criminal psychology and strategy.