Become a Certified Security Guard

Security Guard Training Montreal

Course recognized by the Ministry of Public Security

The IGS Academy, with over 33 years’ experience, offers an intensive safety training program that meets the CNESST requirements for obtaining a security guard permit in Quebec. We have trained over 30,000 agents since 1990, many of whom went on to receive their security guard agent license in Quebec.

With post-training employment opportunities, CV support, and flexible payment plans, we prepare our security guards for a successful career, ensuring they meet all CNESST ability and certificate requirements.

The course costs $450 plus taxes. The First Aid Certification by the CNESST is included

*A deposit of $150 is required*


Our security guard training program, recognized by the Minister of Public Security, will provide you with the skills and aptitudes essential to become a licensed and practicing security guard.

Training in French and English, day, evening and weekends.

To take this course, you must be 18 or over. It is important not to have a criminal record to apply for a security guard permit.

Intensive program

Full training including tactics (54 hours) + first aid (16 hours), covering all content required for the security guard certificate.

Flexible payment

We work with our students to succeed.


Choose between our day, evening and weekend courses. Online courses coming soon.

Commissioner of Oaths

Available on site to authenticate and officially sign all necessary documents, including SSO forms, ensuring compliance with CNESST requirements.

Employment opportunities

Quick start to employment and help with building a solid CV.

Why choose us for your Quebec Basic Security Guard Training?

  • Credibility and experience (in business since 1990) over 30,000 students successfully trained.

  • Intensive program: complete training including tactics + first aid

  • On-site tactical training INCLUDED

  • Internship / apprenticeship and letter of reference INCLUDED

  • Personalized workshops, tutoring INCLUDED

  • Orientation for INCLUDED students

  • CV: correction and addition of course information INCLUDED

  • On-site commissioner of oaths: prepares and signs SSO forms

  • Employment opportunities after course completion

  • Reference program

  • Flexible payment plan

About IGS Security Guards Services Solutions Montreal

I took the IGS Academy course and it totally transformed my career. The courses were intensive and extremely rewarding, and the support provided by the teaching team was exceptional.

Thanks to the Academy, not only did I acquire essential safety skills, but I also benefited from a practical training course that boosted my confidence and skills.

Today, I work as a security guard at IGS, and I’m proud of it. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity!

Maxime Lefebvre

Senior Security Agent, IGS Security

Best security guard training in Montreal

Legal framework and professional standards

Learn more about legislation and standards of behavior, and the roles and responsibilities of security guards, including the requirements to maintain one’s agent licence.

Safety equipment and operations

Training on security equipment, access control, security systems, and traffic management, essential for anyone looking to apply for a security guard permit.

Patrols and emergency response

Modules on surveillance rounds and alarm response, including major incident management.

Communication and public relations

Training in effective communication strategies and public relations management.

Crisis and conflict management

Courses on accident management, conflict resolution, crowd control and workplace conflict.

Health, safety and regulatory compliance

Occupational health and safety training, compliant with regulations such as WHMIS 2015/SGH.

Basic Security Training Montreal, Quebec

Our basic security guard training is available in Montreal, Quebec. At Montreal IGS Security, we specialize training programs that cover private security activities and extend to advanced CPR service training. 

Training Courses by Best Montreal Training Center for Security Field

Our security training courses are designed to equip aspiring security professionals with the necessary knowledge and expertise. Whether you’re looking to become a security guard or aiming to upgrade your qualifications, our security guard training courses in Montreal, Quebec are tailored to meet your needs. Our online platform allows you to consult our course calendar and register online at your convenience.

With our training, you will be enabled to pursue a security agent license, meeting all training required by the industry standards. Sign up today and ensure your place in our next available session – your future as a qualified security expert starts here.

Content , duration and more information about license and other requirement

Our training center offers basic security guard training Quebec State approved. Our training will enable you to smoothly transition in your career and have a valid license that must be completed for your new employment. Our certificates are in accordance with the regulation and duration with the requirements by security guard in Quebec province.  

Provides students with proper training while teaching you to communicate well, find solutions, be the best for any employer and obtain an agent licence. We also offer the workplace first aid training. To learn about content and duration, if you are eligible to complete your first aid card, and any professional skills contact us directly or explore our webiste.

Guard training accepted by the BSP

Guarding training courses accepted by the BSP

To obtain a private security guarding license, you must successfully complete a 70-hour training program. This program must be taken at a recognized school service center or school board, which will issue an attestation of successful completion. The Bureau de la sécurité privée(BSP) also recognizes other specific training courses, in accordance with article 112.1 of the Loi sur la sécurité privée (LSP). These alternative training courses are accepted provided they meet all the criteria established for their official recognition by the Minister of Public Safety.
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