Start a career in Security Services! The Alberta Basic Security Training course is the place to start. This online government-required course, which is accredited through the Solicitor General of Alberta, is the legal minimum training necessary to work in the security industry.  It covers all the material you need to know to take your exam to get your Security Services licence.

This 40-hour course includes the following content:

  • Introduction to the Security Industry

  • The Canadian Legal System and Security Professionals

  • Basic Security Procedures

  • Communication for Security Professionals

  • Documentation and Evidence

  • Response Procedures for Security Professionals

  • Health and Safety for Security Professionals


This option includes the government proctored exam.  Once you are done your course, please book yourself in for the exam you'd like to take through our website. For more information on the exam, please see the Proctored Exam section of our website.


IMPORTANT!!  Once your payment has been processed, you will receive a link to the course within 24 hours.  Please note that you have 90 days to complete the course from the time of registration, then the link will expire.  If you need to reactivate your course, you may pay a reactivation fee.

ABST Online Basic


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