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D.E.F.E.N.S.E is a proprietary Use of Force program developed by Canadian Security Training specifically for the

security and private law enforcement industry.  The focus on the D.E.F.E.N.S.E program is on officer safety based

on the use of effective de-escalation strategies, sound judgment and effective decision-making.


De-escalation is the Priority

Extra help Required 

Force Options Available

Engage the Subject

Needs of the Subject and Officer

Safety of the Officer, Subject and Public

Evaluation Post Incident



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Use of Force Model


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As the foundation of the Security Guard certification course, the Security Training & Education Program or S.T.E.P  is conveniently structured to allow students the opportunity to start at any time.  Classes start each month with weekend options also available.


As the leading training provider in the private security industry, our comprehensive, in-class training program not only meets but exceeds Provincial licencing requirements.  The S.T.E.P program consists of five modules that must be completed before being eligible to write Canadian Security Training's final 40-hr Basic Security Guard examination.


Upon successful completion of the S.T.E.P program, students receive a wall certificate and wallet card and are qualified to apply to write the Provincial Security Guard examination.

Course Overview            


This course is designed to give students the academic theory and practical knowledge to be eligible to write the Provincial Security Guard licence examination in Ontario. 


Through classroom instruction and scenario-based training and testing this course will cover:

  • Introduction to the Security Industry
  • Private Security and Investigative Services Act (PSISA)
  • Canadian Legal System
  • Legal Authorities
  • Basic Security Procedures
  • Effective Communications
  • Sensitivity Training
  • Emergency Response Training
  • Note Taking and Report Writing
  • Use of Force Theory
  • Powers of Arrest and Arrest Procedures
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Officer Safety
  • Use of Force Reports
  • Basic Health and Safety Awareness
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR


This course is open to anyone 18 years of age or older who meets Ministry licencing requirements, including having a clean criminal record. All applicants must complete a Student Application Form (available online) and full payment is required at the time of Registration.  


Equipment Required


There is no training equipment required for this course.  Student training manuals and all required reading materials are included in the cost of the course, as well as a patrol duty notebook.  Mandatory student dress code is business casual.


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