Community Services


Security Officer

Battlefords Campus
Apr 3rd, 2018 - Jun 22nd, 2018

Tuition: $1450.00 (subject to change)
Application Fee of $35.00
Books: $450.00 (subject to change)
Print Fee: $50.00

Security officers are in high demand at mine sites, industrial facilities, entertainment venues and community events. This applied certificate program opens the door to careers with a wide variety of employers. You will need good people skills, a sense of integrity and professionalism.  You will also need to be living a healthy lifestyle and be comfortable working with culturally diverse groups.

Security Officer is a 12 week applied certificate program. The program prepares you to work in various security settings.  You will get practical knowledge and skill development in:

..  control tactics and crime prevention techniques
..  interpersonal communication and conflict resolution
..  legislation for security officers
..  mental health first aid
..  personal wellness and professionalism
..  reporting procedures
..  security procedures and protocols

Being a security officer means being out in the world. Your program gives you practical, boots-on-the-ground experience in a community setting. You will practice communication and problem-solving skills and perform the type of routine tasks assigned to security officers.

In Saskatchewan (and most other provinces), security officers must be licensed by the provincial Ministry of Justice. This program prepares you to write the exam and earn your security guard certificate.

Admission Requirements

..  Grade 10
..  English Language Requirement
..  Satisfactory criminal record check


Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through a special admission assessment. Interested individuals should still apply. Applicants are automatically considered for special admisstion.


  • BCOM 152 - Communication & Technology

    You will learn to use required technology as part of your role as a security officer.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • FAID 149 - Mental Health First Aid

    Using the Mental Health and First Aid (MHFA) model, you will learn the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • IPSK 140 - Interpersonal Communication & Conflect Resolution

    You will focus on developing effective communication skills to perform your role as a security officer. This will include effective listening and responding skills, evaluating non verbal and verbal communication, and conflict resolution strategies.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • LAW 164 - Reporting Procedures for Security Officers

    You will develop observational skills to collect the information necessary for a variety of law enforcement reports. Based on these acquired skills, you will write reports. You will also link information in these reports to the delivery of testimony in court.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • PERS 142 - Personal Wellness

    You will examine various aspects of personal wellness with emphasis on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • PROF 140 - Professionalism

    You will learn the concepts of professional behavior as they apply to the field of security.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SECG 140 - Security Procedures & Protocols

    You will learn the basic procedures and protocols necessary to be an effective security officer.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SECG 141 - Legislation for Security Officers

    You will review provincial and federal legislation and policy that impact the administration of your duties as a security officer.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SECG 142 - Crime Prevention Techniques

    You will learn about the processes involved in crime prevention and demonstrate skills to maintain an incident free work environment.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SFTY 157 - Control Tactics

    You will apply techniques for dealing with hostility and aggressive behaviour and develop a self care plan for managing stress in a difficult work environment.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • WORK 155 - Work Experience

    You will participate in a work experience in a community setting where you will demonstrate effective communication and problem solving skills, and perform assigned security officer functions.

    Delivery Method: Lecture