Alberta Basic Security Training

Pre-Requisite  Course    Provincial Exam   Registration  

This course has been designed to provide you with an interactive learning experience. Studies show that individuals learn best when a variety of instructional methods are used. Therefore, in this course, you will participate in classroom lectures, guided discussions, practical exercises, and scenarios. The more you engage with the instructional process, the more you will gain.

During this course, you will become proficient in the skills required of a security professional, including:

  • Understanding of the law
  • Basic patrol duties
  • Communications
  • Documentation
  • Emergency scene management


  • At least 18 years old
  • Fluent in speaking English (Level 5 Canadian Language Benchmark)
  • No serious criminal convictions that have not been pardoned


 Alberta Basic Security Training (CEABST 100) 

40 hours, $625 + GST

This 40 hour course will help you gain confidence in your abilities and to prepare you to meet the challenges of working in security. The instructional materials and activities have been designed to increase your knowledge of the daily duties and responsibilities of a security professional.

To that end, learning activities have been structured to resemble elements of the performance which will be expected of you in the field. Use the opportunities for practice and feedback in this course to develop your skills well before you need to use them. 

NOTE: In order to receive a certificate indicating successful completion of this course, you must attend all sessions of this training. You are required to provide evidence that you have completed forty (40) hours of training in basic security procedures in order to be eligible to write the provincial licensing exam


Provincial Exam

MANDATORY PROVINCIAL EXAM:  Keyano College is a certified testing center for the Alberta Basic Security Guard Training (ABST) mandatory provincial exam. Book your exam by emailing 



These courses are available for on-demand training for groups as requested.

Please email or call 780-799-0535 for scheduling and pricing information.