Effective March 1, 2009 , the Basic Standards Training 1 & 2 program changed in accordance with the Security Services act and Regulations.

BST is now a one-40 hour theory course delivered in 5 segments:

  • ┬áIntroduction to the course
  • Introduction to Private Security
  • Legal issues
  • Documentation
  • Personal Safety

Each student will receive a participant manual which includes all of the reference material, as well as self assessments and exercises.

The exam remains at 100 multiple choice questions and students have 2 hours to complete.

You must present Government issued photoID before you write the exam.(BCID, Drivers License, etc)

If you don’t have proper Identification, you cannot write the exam.

Important note:

You MUST Complete 40 hours of training to be eligible to write the exam

  • Credentials: Justice Institute of British Columbia Certificate of successful Completion.
  • Upon completion, you may need to apply for a Security license and a
  • criminal record check/finger printing
  • 40 Hour Course

Please bring Government Issued Photo ID to your exam as the invigilator will ask for this!

Workshop & Course Catalog