Thunder Bay First Aid & CPR Center offers Security License training in Ontario in association with one of our ministry approved training partners! Start your path to becoming a security guard and enroll in the necessary training today! Security guards are needed in many industries and workplaces to not only protect buildings and merchandise, but to also protect the people who visit those locations.

Northwest Security Training is your most-trusted solution for receiving training for becoming a security guard. Our company is recognized by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. We have taught thousands of students over the years.

Security guards play an important role in our society by deterring criminals, preventing incidents and keeping people comfortable and safe. Register for a training course today and begin a rewarding job after earning a security license.

Who Needs Security License Training?

Security license training is meant for those who wish to become a security guard. Some jobs which require a security license include but are not limited to:

  • Airport guards
  • Office guards
  • Condo guards
  • Body guards
  • Doormen 

    To get your Ontario security guard license in Sudbury, and the province of Ontario there are 3 steps: Complete your security guard training from a ministry approved security guard training provider either online or in-class. Using the Training Completion Number issued, you can now book the test with the Ministry. Our Security License Training Program is based on YOUR Schedule. Courses are all online and available 24/7 via any smartphone, tablet or computer.

    Northwest Security Training offers top-quality security license training in Sudbury, Ontario, designed to prepare individuals for a successful career in the security industry. Our training programs meet the mandatory training requirements set by the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General.

    What is the cost of Security Training in Thunder Bay?

    The cost of security training in Thunder Bay varies depending on the course you take. Our security guard license training course, for example, is $99.99.

Online Training:How do I get a Security Guard License in Thunder Bay Ontario? In order to pass the Ontario Provincial exam and apply for your Ontario Security Guard Licence, you will need to complete our  40 hour course. It is divided between 33.5 hours of online lessons, and a one day in-class emergency first aid and CPR certification.
Course Content:

Introduction to the Security Industry

The Private Security and Investigative Services Act and Code of Conduct regulation

Basic Security Procedures

Report Writing

Health and Safety

Emergency Response Preparation

Canadian Legal System

Legal Authorities

Effective Communications

Sensitivity Training

Use of Force Theory


Possess a clean criminal record

18 years or older

Eligible to work in Canada

Training Completion:Training Completion Numbers provided within 24 hours of course completion

Security License training can be done completely online through our Ministry approved training partner.

Students will be required to purchase a training course by clicking the “Add to cart” button below. Within 24 hours of your purchase, you will receive an email invitation to begin your online training. If you do not receive this email, please contact us as soon as possible.

By registering for a Security License training, students will be eligible for a discount on one of our First Aid & CPR training courses. In your confirmation email, you will receive a discount code. This code can be applied to the following courses at any of our training facilities:

  • Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C


Do I Need First Aid & CPR Training?

Yes, students who want to receive a security license must enroll in, and pass, a First Aid & CPR training course. The minimum course requirement is Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C which is a one day training. Thunder Bay First Aid Center offers WSIB-approved Canadian Red Cross training which can be completed in one of the two following formats:

  • Traditional All In-Class: one day in-class training from 9AM-5PM
  • Online Blended: roughly 4 hours of online work prior to attending an in-class session from 9AM-2:30PM

How Long does Security License Training Take?

In Ontario, you must complete the 40 hour Security Guard Training Course consisting of a minimum 33.5 hours spent on the online course. You must also complete an Emergency First Aid and CPR/AED training course.

Through our Ministry approved partner, you can complete your online course hours at your own pace.  Their student support is available 7 days a week by phone and email.

How Do I Register?

If you would like to enroll in a Security License training as well as a First Aid & CPR training course in Ontario, please register below. You may also contact our office to register. By enrolling in both programs, you will be eligible for a discount on your First Aid & CPR course.

After registering for your courses, you will receive access to your online security training within 24 hours.

Toll-Free:  1 807-623-7417


Security guards are required to have First Aid & CPR training in order to receive/maintain their security license.

Register for a Security License training first to receive a discount code which can be applied to a Thunder Bay First Aid & CPR training course.

Eligible First Aid & CPR courses include:

  • Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C
  • Standard First AId & CPR/AED Level C

How do I Receive a Security License?

After completing your security license training as well as your first aid and CPR training, you will receive a Training Completion Number (TCN) which can be used to book the Ministry test. The test may be booked online and completed at an Ontario test centre for $75.15 (price subject to change).

This test contains 60 multiple-choice questions which must be completed in 75 minutes. In order to pass, you must receive a 62% mark or higher. If you fail the test, you may try again as there are no limits in test attempts, but there will be a $75.15 (price subject to change) fee each time.

How Long is my Security License Valid?

In Ontario, a security license validity is linked to your birthday. The first time you receive a security license, it will expire after two birthdays. From then, you will need to renew it every two years.

Example: If your date of birth is January 5th and you received your security license on October 10th, 2019, your license will expire January 5th, 2021.