Instructor: Contract service provider
Location: 111B-1600-3rd Ave.
Prince George, BC V2L 3G6
in the Prince George Native Friendship Centre
Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm with a 1 hour lunch break and non-scheduled energy breaks each day.
Course Prerequisites: Students must have a minimum of grade 10, a solid grasp of the English language and have completed the Basic Security Training course. They must also posses the physical ability and stamina to carry out basic self defense maneuvers.
The Advanced Security Course (AST) is designed to meet the needs of persons interested in enhanced safety training while working in the field of security. The course provides them with demonstrations, instruction and practice of physical control techniques. As well, understanding the applicable laws and regulations associated to the use of force and write the competency examination issued by the Justice Institute of B C (JIBC). Participants are instructed the necessary skills and practice their abilities associated with being confronted with physical force. They will receive instruction on the Use of Force, Tactical Communication, Take Downs, Pressure Points, Use of Handcuffs and more. The course prepares them for work as Loss Prevention Officers, Special Events Security, or any position where physical force and handcuffing may be required. It also prepares them to write the Government of British Columbia Security Service examination issues by the Justice Institute of B C. Successful completion of this training will authorize the participant to carry and use handcuffs while working as a Licensed Security Guard in this province.
Design: Three, eight hour days
Hours: 24 hrs including examination time.
Duration of Certification: Must be repeated every three years and the term runs with your
Security Worker's Licence.
Delivery: Lectures, group activities, role play, reading from a book and completing written exercises.
Course Content: Security Services Act & Regulations, Advanced Force Options Theory,
Introduction to Control Tactics, Application of Restraints, Excited Delirium & Positional Asphyxia and
Reporting & Documentation
Required Text: Advanced Security Training Manual. This will be provided on the first day of the course.
Evaluation: Evaluation of learning, for this course, will be on the third or fourth day of the course when a Justice Institute of B C administered test will be administered. The written test consists of fifty questions on information covered and in a pick the correct answer format. Students must attain a mark of 75% or better to pass the test and meet the Province of British Columbia’s minimum standard for licensing. They must also demonstrate proficiency to the instructor in the demonstrated control techniques.
Important Note: Participants who are successful must make application to the Registrar for changes to their licenses. They must present one piece of Government Issued Photo Identification (BC ID, Driver's Licence or Passport) at the time of the testing. Security candidates must be aware that this is an intense program that requires extensive commitment to their overall success. Instructor support and direction is provided throughout the duration of the course.. All courses are subject to minimum size requirement and as such cancellation can be made with reasonable prior notice.
Success Guaranteed Policy: Participants who act in a professional manner, take part in all physical training, complete all assignments, participate in class may return without charge. There will be a re-testing fee.
Course Prerequisites: Students must have a minimum of grade 10 reading and comprehension and a solid grasp of the English Language.