Challenging, Exciting—Even Dangerous

Your Career In Security Begins With
Your Security License, And Continues
With Advanced Professional Security Diploma

Security Diploma Graduate

Security Diploma Graduate


Your Career Begins With a Professional Security Diploma

Ontario’s Ministry security license is a great start.  But as a front-line security worker, you could face situations that will test your abilities to the maximum, and for that, you’ll benefit from achieving your security diploma. The range of situations in which security personnel must work is broad, from providing guard services at ordinary business locations to dealing with chaotic crime scenes and life-threatening emergencies of all kinds.

Palm print at at a crime scene


If you’d like to exceed security license qualifications and build a career in this exciting and rewarding industry, CSPIS offers an intensive security diploma program designed to give you the essential skills to find employment quickly. You’ll learn to handle routine security/protection issues, as well as how to assess and respond to threats and other special situations. First Aid and CPR training are also included.

Course Outline

[su_row] Section 1. General Security
Introduction to Security
Overview of Security Industry
Private Security and Investigative Services Act
License Management
Personal Development
Lifestyle, Health and Fitness
Professional Development
Observation and Memory
Professional Communication
Tactical Communication
Notes and Report Management

Security diploma students finds clues in a digital image


Section 2. Physical Security
Overview of Physical Security Requirements
Security Patrol Procedures
Access Control Systems and Procedures
Introduction to Security Hardware
CCTV and Other Security Systems
Investigating Security Breach
Criminal Procedures
Provincial and Federal Statutes
Crime Scene Procedures
Evidence Management Procedures
The Guard as a Witness
Court Testimony


Security cameras help monitor installation


Section 3. Security Threats
Emergency Preparedness
Bomb Threat Procedures
Fire and Safety
Workplace Safety
Understanding Substance Abuse Issues
General Safety Awareness
Introduction to Close Protection
Role and Function of the Body Guard
Computer Security
Introduction to Computer Forensics
Legislative Issues in Security
Security Issues and Challenges
Understanding the Role of Security Management


In addition to the curriculum outlined above, CSPIS provides Use of Force Training and Hand Cuffing/Baton Training as supplements to the Security Protection Practitioner program.

Employment Options and Opportunities for Security Protection Practitioner Graduates
The private security industry provides a broad range of employment opportunities today as well as many diverse career-building options to meet tomorrow’s demands and challenges. Employment options include proprietary and contract positions.

Supervisory opportunities are also an option.

[su_row] [su_column size=”1/2″] Contract Security Positions

  • Security Hardware and Alarm Systems
  • Computer Security and Information Technology
  • Guarding Commercial and Industrial Sites
  • High Profile and Special Assignments
  • Special Events Security
  • Personal Protection
  • Executive Protection
  • Security Supervision
[/su_column] [su_column size=”1/2″] Proprietary Security

  • Guarding Commercial and Industrial Properties
  • Management and Supervisory Opportunities
  • Internal Consultation
  • Specialization in Security Hardware
  • Emergency Response Planning/Preparation
  • Loss Prevention Specialist
  • Securing Information Technology
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Entrance Requirements

  • grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • pre-enrollment interview
  • entrance abilities test

You may qualify for mature student status if you are over 19 years of age and have at least one full year of work experience.
[/su_column] Graduation Requirements

  • credit for each of the three modules in this program
  • an overall average of 60% is required as a minimum passing standard
  • a grade of 80% or higher will qualify for an honors diploma

Marks are awarded for independent and classroom exercises, quizzes, tests and exams.

For more information about the Security Protection Practitioner diploma course, please contact our Admissions Department at (416) 785-5701.

Not just a thrilling lifestyle—it’s your future!