The security guard sector right now is booming for a host of reasons: businesses and organizations realize the increased need for safety and security with rising crime rates, and let’s also not forget about regulatory and compliance requirements for certain industries, including healthcare, that have specific needs for ongoing security measures.
Additionally, the security guard sector is growing with urbanization and population growth, expansion of businesses and new developments, including commercial and residential, and growth in the private sector as companies are increasingly realizing the value of having dedicated security personnel to protect their assets, employees, and reputation.
What Steps Are Involved in Becoming a Security Guard?
To become a security guard in Ontario you need to follow a specific process and meet certain requirements.
These requirements include:
Be at least 18 years old.
Be eligible to work in Canada.
Have a clean criminal record through a background check.
Complete a training program that covers a variety of topics, including legal aspects, ethics, emergency response, and more.
Once you have completed these steps and training, then you will receive a Training Completion Number. And once your background check is cleared, you will be eligible to take the Provincial Exam for security guards. If you pass the exam and meet all requirements, you will be issued a Security Guard License.
With your license in hand, you can start applying for security guard jobs in Ontario.
Enter Regal Training Academy: Forging Careers, Building Expertise
Navigating this dynamic landscape demands preparation, which is where Regal’s Training Academy steps in. If you’re considering a career as a security guard, Regal’s Training Academy will provide you with the instruction and fundamental skills you need. Our strategy entails a thorough training program integrating both in-class instruction and on-the-job-training.
A Pathway to Success
At Regal Security, excellence is a standard upheld not only in the field but also in training. We exhibit our commitment to professionalism by being a licensed training facility, which ensures that all necessary security guard training complies with PSISA Regulations. Regal goes above and beyond to give personalized training that meets the changing needs of our clients, but our commitment doesn’t stop there.
Your Journey Begins Here
Embracing a new career might be a leap, but the path becomes smoother with Regal’s Training Academy guiding you. Whether you’re drawn to the thrill of ensuring public safety or motivated by the stability of a booming industry, becoming a security guard in Ontario offers a promising trajectory.
With Regal Security by your side, you’re not just entering a new career – you’re entering a realm of possibilities where every step prepares you to be a leader of tomorrow’s security landscape.
Don’t just secure a job; secure a fulfilling career with Regal’s Training Academy.
Contact us today and send us your resume and get working right away.