MANITOBA SECURITY GUARD TRAINING (MSGTP) – 40 HRS225
About this course
Sting’s Manitoba Security Guard Training Program (MSGTP) is accredited by Manitoba Justice. It consists of ten (10) specific units instructed in a classroom or online environment over a period of forty (40) hours. At the completion of the MSGTP Course, participants must write the provincial exam, must achieve 75% or above then will be ready to apply for a security guard licence. The provincial exams are proctored through eProctor Canada. After completing the course, you must create an account with eProctor Canada and write the exam with them. The results take about 5-7 days to receive from the date of writing the exam.
Upon completion of the Manitoba Security Guard Training Program (MSGTP) participants will have a working knowledge of the Security Industry and will be able to do the following:
- Describe the specific roles and responsibilities of a Security Professional.
- Explain Federal and Provincial Legislation and Regulations in relation to the work of a Security Professional
- List and describe the knowledge and skill sets required to perform Basic Security Patrol duties.
- Understand and apply a professional and effective style of communication in order to manage and control incidents.
- Demonstrate exceptional proficiencies and accuracy in note-taking and Security Report Writing.
- Understand and articulate the process of managing an Emergency Incident / Emergency Response
- Maintain personal and professional safety and well being while working as a Security Professional.
The online version of the MSGTP training is considered the equivalent to the classroom training.
For those who are interested in working in Security in Manitoba and require a security licence.
The Course Consists of Ten (10) Specific Units
- General Duties & Responsibilities
- You and the Law
- Writing Notes & Reports
- Bomb Threats
- Access Control & Alarm Systems
- Traffic Control
- Working Safely
“Upon successful completion of security training and licensing, individuals will be able to seek employment as a Security Guard, Loss Prevention Worker, Executive Security or Alarm Responder with the Security Industry across Canada.”
Equivalent to 40 hours. Unlimited access 24/7 for 90 days.
$225.00 + applicable tax
PLEASE NOTE: The cost includes MSGTP course + Manitoba Justice fee of $25, student is responsible to register with eProctor Canada and pay the virtual exam fee of $31.50.
This course is accredited by the Manitoba Justice – Private Investigators and Security Guard Program (PISG) Program. Please click here for more information.
Manitoba Security Guard Training Program Manual, Manitoba Justice
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Unit 0 -Introduction to the Course
Introduction to the Course
You have chosen to become a security guard in Manitoba. You need to know the basics so that you can work safely and carry out your duties in a professional way. The law in Manitoba says that you must receive at least 40 hours of training. This course covers all the important areas needed for this basic training. It was designed to help you pass the provincial exam and earn your security guard certificate. The course is written directly to you, the user, online and in workbook style.
Unit 1 - General Duties and Responsibilities
General Duties and Responsibilities
This unit will help you learn how to: Describe the different duties of security guards. Give examples of how security guards protect people. Tell how security guards protect property. Keep confidential things confidential. Tell what post orders are and what's included in them.
Unit 2 - Professionalism
This unit will help you learn how to: Present a professional appearance to the public. Be professional in your attitude and your actions. Use the general principles of good public relations. Use effective interviewing skills. Deal with difficult or angry people. Interact with a wide variety of. Communicate without discrimination or harassment. Understand crowds and how they are controlled. Do your duties during labour disputes. Deal with the media
Unit 3 - You and the Law
You and the Law
This unit will help you learn how to: Tell how the Criminal Code of Canada and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms relate to the work of a security guard. List the types of offences under the Criminal Code of Canada and give examples of each. Explain the legal status of a security guard. Discuss, with examples, a citizen’s powers of arrest and discuss use of force. Discuss when and how a security guard can search someone and seize something from them. Explain the legal powers of security guards in situations of trespassing and vandalism. Explain the rights of tenants and landlords in Manitoba. Tell how security guards are licenced in Manitoba. Tell what can happen to a security guard if they overstep their authority.
Unit 4 - Patrolling
This unit will help you learn how to: Tell why patrols are important. Prepare for a patrol. Patrol a site. Keep yourself safe while patrolling. Use your powers of observation well.
Unit 5 - Writing Notes and Reports
Writing Notes and Reports
This unit will help you learn how to: Use your notebook correctly. Write a detailed report that is easy to read. Properly secure a crime scene and preserve evidence. Tell the difference between different types of evidence. Prepare yourself to testify in court.
Unit 6 - Bomb Threats
This unit will help you learn how to: Tell what kinds of people make bomb threats and why. Respond to a bomb threat over the telephone. Fill in a Bomb Threat Check List. Describe what a Security Guard must do after receiving a bomb threat. Search for suspicious objects. Know what to look for and what to do if you find something suspicious.
Unit 7 - Access Control & Alarm Systems
Access Control & Alarm Systems
This unit will help you learn how to: Control access in different areas of a site. Use different ways to control access. Describe the parts of an alarm system and what they do. Use different types of alarm systems. Respond to an alarm. Give examples of common causes of false alarms.
Unit 8 - Traffic Control
This unit will help you learn how to: Tell when a security guard can legally control traffic in Manitoba. Use standard hand signals for controlling traffic. Keep yourself safe when directing traffic. Direct emergency vehicles when you are controlling traffic. Correctly report a motor vehicle accident in Manitoba.
Unit 9 - Fire!
This unit will help you learn how to: Detect fire hazards. Operate a fire extinguisher. Tell what a security guard should do during a fire emergency. Understand a fire safety plan. Explain the operation of basic fire suppression systems.
Unit 10 - Working Safely
This unit will help you learn how to: State the purpose of the Workplace Safety and Health Act. State your rights under the Act and what to do if you feel that your rights are not being respected. Describe a Working Alone Plan. State your responsibilities under the Workplace Safety and Health Act. Follow a Workers Working Alone Plan. Assess and minimize risks.