Frequently asked questions – FAQ

Training – Courses

Does The IGS security Academy place its students?

The IGS Security Academy is a training school and not a placement agency. We give you the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to become a good security guard that the industry will want to hire. Following graduation from the  IGS Security Academy you must, first of all, apply for a security guarding license, without which you are not legaly allowed to work,  with the BSP whom will issue a receipt. With this receipt you can start your job search.

We have a C.V. correction department to prepare you for the job market during your job hunting.

The I.G.S. Group also has a security agency The IGS Security Agency with whom you can deposit your C.V. and a copy of your receipt or a copy of your security guarding licence.

The IGS Security Academy also helps its students by providing the latest job offers in the market by adding them on our website, on our Facebook page or Google+ page.

Security Licence – Guarding

Do you give the security licence?

Actually, none of the training etablissement can issue the security guarding licence or permit, this is under the jurisdiction of the Bureau de la sécurité privée. As a training academy we will grant at the end of your course:

  1. a diploma;
  2. an attestation;
  3. a report card;
  4. the certifications of the competencies acquired during your schooling

With all these you will be able to file an application for the security guard license with the Bureau de la sécurité privée.

What do i need to apply for a security guard licence?

According to the private security act, the Bureau de la sécurité privée will verify if you satisfy the condition listed in article 19:

  1. have the training required by regulation;
  2. be of good moral character;
  3. never have been convicted, in any place, of an offence for an act or omission that is an offence under the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46) or an offence referred to in section 183 of that Code under one of the Acts listed in that section and is related to the activity for which the agent licence application is filed, unless the applicant has obtained a pardon; (Have no criminal record)
  4. be at least 18 years of age; and
  5. meet any other condition determined by regulation.