Protection Career Course Catalog

The following courses are highly specialized training courses for those starting or advancing their careers as a peace officer, security guard or private investigator. Or Learn more about these careers before you get started.

Community Peace Officers

Professional training to help you protect the community you serve.

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Physical

Security

Start your career as a security guard and advance to tactical and more.

Private Investigators

Start your career as a private investigator.

Community Peace Officers

 
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Tactical Communications

Intermediate Level

Learn how to take a professional approach to address bylaw or policy violations and criminal offences based on the specific Authorities of your role. Limit escalation of the use of force so that physical force is only used when all other options are exhausted.  

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Defensive Tactics (PPCT)

Intermediate Level

Get certified to use handcuffs, baton and learn the physical mechanics of Use of Force and arrest & control. Employers require staff to take this course prior to handling handcuffs, and the Alberta Solicitor General requires the full 40 hour course to have the additional qualification to carry a baton. Recertifications also available.

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Situational Awareness

Intermediate Level

Arcuri Group's Situational Awareness Specialist® (SAS) certificate program is designed to provide an understanding the dynamics of random and potential threat events. It trains the individual to recognize leading indicators in people and the environment, and avoid or mitigate them proactively, before it turns into a high risk, dangerous or physical situation.

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Tactical First Aid

Intermediate Level

This program focuses on the most common and most deadly medical scenarios that security and enforcement staff will encounter on the job. This program includes learning how to stop massive bleeds, such as from stab or gunshot wounds, and recognizing opioid overdoses and being able to respond to them confidently. Ideal for those working alone, in a high-risk role, or civilians.

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Professional Designations

Advanced Level

One of the most significant ways to advance your career, in addition to experience and mentorship, is furthering your education and obtaining a professional designation. Professional designations provide next-level credibility and professionalism as they demonstrate an individual's dedication to continuous development and dedication to achievement.

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Alberta Basic Security Training

Beginner Level

Start your career as a security guard in Alberta by taking the 40-hour accredited Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) in-person or online. The government final exam is also included in the cost, and regularly scheduled at the Tip of Spear facility in Edmonton and online. 

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Tactical Communications

Intermediate Level

Learn how to take a professional approach to address bylaw or policy violations and criminal offences based on the specific Authorities of your role. Limit escalation of the use of force so that physical force is only used when all other options are exhausted.  

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Defensive Tactics (PPCT)

Intermediate Level

Get certified to use handcuffs, baton and learn the physical mechanics of Use of Force and arrest & control. Employers require staff to take this course prior to handling handcuffs, and the Alberta Solicitor General requires the full 40 hour course to have the additional qualification to carry a baton. Recertifications also available and required annually.

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Situational Awareness

Intermediate Level

Arcuri Group's Situational Awareness Specialist® (SAS) certificate program is designed to provide an understanding the dynamics of random and potential threat events. It trains the individual to recognize leading indicators in people and the environment, and avoid or mitigate them proactively, before it turns into a high risk, dangerous or physical situation.

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Tactical First Aid

Intermediate Level

This program focuses on the most common and most deadly medical scenarios that security and enforcement staff will encounter on the job. This program includes learning how to stop massive bleeds, such as from stab or gunshot wounds, and recognizing opioid overdoses and being able to respond to them confidently. Ideal for those working alone, in a high-risk role, or civilians.

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Professional Designations

Advanced Level

One of the most significant ways to advance your career, in addition to experience and mentorship, is furthering your education and obtaining a professional designation. Professional designations provide next-level credibility and professionalism as they demonstrate an individual's dedication to continuous development and dedication to achievement.

Private Investigators

 
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Tactical Communications

Intermediate Level

Learn how to take a professional approach to address bylaw or policy violations and criminal offences based on the specific Authorities of your role. Limit escalation of the use of force so that physical force is only used when all other options are exhausted.  

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Situational Awareness

Intermediate Level

Get certified to use handcuffs, baton and learn the physical mechanics of Use of Force and arrest & control. Employers require staff to take this course prior to handling handcuffs, and the Alberta Solicitor General requires the full 40 hour course to have the additional qualification to carry a baton. Recertifications also available.

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Professional Designations

Advanced Level

One of the most significant ways to advance your career, in addition to experience and mentorship, is furthering your education and obtaining a professional designation. Professional designations provide next-level credibility and professionalism as they demonstrate an individual's dedication to continuous development and dedication to achievement.