Classroom and Online Training


Sting provides specialized classroom and online training for beginner, advanced, and customized training programs for individuals, retail businesses, corporate clients, hotels and bars, and other private security companies.  We develop customized programs in both online (web-based) and classroom (face-to-face) environments. We also travel to provide training to groups in remote areas.  Contact us to setup a program today! 

All of the SEGI instructors are Certified and Appointed Instructors and are accredited by the Alberta Government and the Justice Institute of BC. With over 50 years combined experience working with local and provincial law enforcement, private security agencies, private and public sector clients, our instructors are the top subject matter experts in their respective fields. It is important to take training programs from qualified experts with real law enforcement and military experience. 

Our programs greatly exceed the minimum Canadian General Standards (CGSB) for training in North America. 

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Classroom and Online Training

Basic Security Training:

Sting’s Basic Security Training courses are the government approved training required for individuals who are planning to pursue a career in the private security industry in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) 

Basic Security Training 

Manitoba Security Guard Training Program (MSGTP)

Saskatchewan Basic Security Training (SBST)

Accredited Professional Investigator Training:

This course is designed for individuals who are pursuing a career in the Private Investigations Industry. Accredited for the province of Alberta for licensing, it has been deemed the equivalent in BC, Manitoba and Saskatchewan and we have had plenty of students from these provinces use our version of the AIT to get their licenses in those provinces. 

Sting’s online version of the Alberta Investigator Training (AIT) Course is an intensive Professional Investigator program designed to provide students with an excellent foundation for career success in the Professional Investigation field.

Alberta Professional Investigator Training (AIT)

Exam Prep:

Not confident you would pass the provincial exam?  Enroll now with the Exam Prep for Security Professionals in your province to help you prepare for the provincial exam.

Exam Prep for Security Professionals (AB)

Exam Prep for Security Professionals (BC)

Exam Prep for Security Professionals (MB)

Exam Prep Security Professionals (SK)

Exam Prep for Investigators

Exam Prep for Serving It Right (SIR)

Other Accredited Training:

ProSec Training:

Individuals: Add to your resume any of our courses from our suite of Professional Security Training (Prosec). 

Security Companies: Keep the learning going! Continually adding new training for your staff will keep their heads in the industry and on top of their game. Sting’s ProSec series are great for review, when you note some of your staff needs a refresher and for staff taking on new work sites. 

ProSec: General Duties and Responsibilities

ProSec: Customer Service for Security Professionals

ProSec: Patrol Tactics and Techniques

ProSec: You and The Law

ProSec: Notetaking & Report Writing and Evidence

ProSec: Access Control & Alarm Systems

ProSec: Traffic Control for SPs

ProSec: Fire Safety & Response Procedures

ProSec: Bomb Threats

ProSec: Labour Disputes

ProSec: Workplace Safety for SPs

ProSec: Tactical Communication

ProSec: Emergency Response for SPs

Classroom Training:

Sting has accredited trainers that are available to come to your facility to do your Basic Security Training for groups of 10 or more (preferred).

Sting also partners with many Security Companies and will post their available Basic Security classroom training on our schedule as well.

Accredited Security Training:


Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST)

Alberta Professional Investigator Training (AIT)

British Columbia:

Basic Security Training (BST)

Advanced Security Training (AST)


Manitoba Security Guard Training Program (MSGTP)


Saskatchewan Basic Security Training (SBST)


* Pricing for classroom courses is dependent on the instructor and location of training facility.

Please call:  1-888-713-2673 for more information.