07 Oct Shopper to PI Program
Interested in becoming a mystery shopper, security guard OR a private investigator in Canada? Working with Sting has its benefits – we are here to help you get you certified, gain the necessary skills to do the job and gain valuable experience in the field.
While you complete all three levels of training you will get paid to do mystery shops in your area. When you are done you will apply for a Security Guard and/or Private Investigator license and work in your province – available in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario, Canada.
Here are the steps required to achieve your Private Investigator PI/U license:
Sign up to be a mystery Shopper with Sting
You must be signed up as a shopper with Sting to be enrolled in Shopper to PI program. You will enter your contact details, answer all questions, upload resume, photo and be able to browse “open opportunities” in your area. These are assignments you will be paid for as a mystery shopper contractor.
After you sign up, you will be required to complete all Mystery Shopper training certifications including:
- Complete Mystery Shopper Level 1&2 Programs (free)
- Complete COVID-19 Prevention & Control (free)
- Complete at least 20 assignments (paid)
Basic Security Training (BST) ONLINE
Basic Security Training (BST) is a 40-hour online course that is required for those wishing to become licenced security professionals in your province. We offer accredited basic security training across Western Canada. Once you complete the online basic security training course and government exam, you will be eligible to apply for a SECURITY guard licence in your province. Click here to learn more.
Professional Investigator Training
Professional Investigator Training is a 60-hour program and is intended to instill course participants with knowledge and skill sets in Professionalism and Ethics, Health and Safety, Law and the Canadian Legal System, Use of Force, Investigations, Communications and Report Writing, Specialized Investigations, Business of Investigations. Upon successful completion of the course and government exam, individuals in BC will qualify for a private investigator under-supervision licence where they must complete 2000 hours under the direct supervision of a fully licenced private investigator.
+ FREE Fingerprinting for Licensing (in BC)
* Sting is willing to work out monthly payment plans for the training/exam fees for our evaluators if this is something you may require.
We will work with you through every step of the way to help get you licensed. Our courses are accredited as the equivalent for licensing by the Justice Institute of BC and are completed online, in your own time.
Let us know if you’d like to get started!