Specialty Services

In addition to our regular courses and class offerings, Tip of Spear offers a number of specialty services to assist individuals or organizations with their protection needs. Whether it's needing some perspective on how to best keep your family safe, advice on running a corporate security program, or a speaker to talk about personal safety and share lessons from different security services careers, we are excited to work with you to help.


Custom Partnerships


Every security company is a bit different in it's focus, vision, culture and therefore training needs. Our goal is to help your unique company succeed, with unique solutions that work for you. With our extensive business experience and security experience, we can explore different ways to partner and help your company go farther. The staff at Tip of Spear is open to hearing about your organization's goals and challenges, and exploring different solutions to meet your needs, including custom training packages, developing new training courses specific to your company and providing guidance on program development, strategy and administration. To explore possibilities for your company, please contact us.

Private Security Consulting


Tip of Spear offers private security consulting for private residences, prominent figures and specialized protection units.

This could include:

  • VIP Protection training

  • Risk analysis

  • Risk assessments and audits

  • Physical security audits

  • And other tools

Corporate Safety Education


Tip of Spear has developed several specialty programs to assist corporations with their safety training requirements. The following programs were designed particularly for staff working in a corporate or office setting.  The material can be delivered over an hour or over a day, depending the requirements.

  • IKMF Krav Maga Private Corporate Lessons: For team building/ assault prevention

  • Robbery Awareness and Prevention

  • Dynamic Communications: What to do if a conversation escalates and has the potential of turning physically violent

  • Intelligent Threat: What to do if someone with a firearm enters the building (Active Shooter)

  • Target Hardening: Physical Security Measures and integration

For more information on the above courses, to request a customized course, to get a quote, and to check the availability of our instructors, please contact us.

Speaking Engagements


Tip of Spear's Director and Lead Instructor, Dave Suffern has been requested to speak numerous times across a variety of organizations in Alberta.  Based on his extensive experience in the security industry, he has spoken on subjects such as physical security and personal safety.

If you would like to request Dave to speak at your organization's next conference or safety meeting, please contact us.

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