Advanced Loss Prevention - Online Course

Welcome to the Tip of Spear Advanced Loss Prevention program. This course has been developed to assist the Loss Prevention Professional. The course was designed to add value to the Alberta Basic Security Training program, focusing on the loss prevention industry. 


This course can be beneficial to supervisors and managers of a retail function needing additional information on the security aspect of their business. Proof of employment required if not licensed.


This course has been developed with input from current employers in the field, and time honored approaches to the loss prevention industry. Upon completion of this course and exams, you will have completed the instructional requirements to obtain your certificate of completion.


Student Comments:

Q. Did you enjoy the Course?

"Very much so. It should be a requirement."


"The course was to the point and very straightforward"


Course Topics include;

  • Introduction to the Loss Prevention Industry,

  • Terminology,

  • Characteristics of a Loss Prevention Staff Member,

  • Reasons for Theft,

  • Types of Loss Exposures,

  • Crimes Involving Property,

  • Theft - The Process,

  • Methods of Theft,

  • Asset Identification,

  • Target Hardening,

  • Physical Security,

  • Subject Indicators,

  • Company Policy and Procedures,

  • Arrest and Related Risks,

  • Documentation, the Police and the Court Process.




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