Basic Security – Online Manitoba Security Guard Course

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Developed in collaboration with Manitoba’s Department of Justice Private Investigators and Security Guards Program, this course is based on the Manitoba Security Guard Training Program Participant’s Manual. It provides a comprehensive overview of all the important areas needed to enter this industry and is Registrar approved to obtain a Manitoba Security Guard License.

The Registrar at the Manitoba Private Investigators and Security Guards Program recognizes PSKN as an approved training provider of the Manitoba Security Guard Training Program (MSGTP) under The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act (Regulation 164/2010).

This online course is delivered in ten modules. Learning areas include:

  1. General Duties and Responsibilities of a Security Guard
  2. Professionalism
  3. You and the Law
  4. Patrolling
  5. Writing Notes and Reports
  6. Bomb Threats
  7. Access Control and Alarm Systems
  8. Traffic Control
  9. Fire
  10. Working Safely

For the full list of modules and associated learning objectives, please see BST – Manitoba Security Guard Course: Modules and Learning Objectives.

Manitoba Security FAQs

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  • What are the requirements to become a security guard in Manitoba?
  • What are the licensing requirements?
  • Is PSKN’s Online Manitoba Security Guard Course recognized by the Province of Manitoba?
  • What are the steps involved in the licensing process?
  • Where can I take the Provincial Licensing Exam?
  • How do I provide proof of training for my license application?


Designed to help you pass the provincial exam and earn your security guard certificate, this course will increase knowledge about the duties and responsibilities of a security professional and build the confidence needed to meet the challenges of the workplace. This course is written in plain language, and it has a number of study aids to help you learn the material including:

  • Pre-tests
  • Glossaries
  • Study Tips
  • Unit Summaries
  • Practice Tests

Province of Manitoba Licensing Exam Information

In addition to this training, candidates must also successfully complete a provincially mandated exam to acquire a private security guard license. In Manitoba, this exam is delivered by the provincial Department of Justice; however, PSKN will schedule exam times with the Province for those learners who have completed the online course. The cost of the first exam is included in the online course registration fee. If you are required to take the exam again, you will be charged a fee of $40 for each rewrite.

Book an Exam
To book an exam date/time, learners must contact the PSKN Support Desk at:
Tel: 1.888.660.7786

Available exam dates: 2018 Exam Schedule2019 Exam Schedule

Candidates must register at least two weeks in advance of the scheduled exam. Registered candidates who cancel (in the two weeks prior to the exam) or fail to attend the exam will not receive a refund.

Additional information about license applications and testing is available at

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals who are pursuing a career in Manitoba’s private security industry. It may also serve as a useful refresher for experienced security professionals.

Content Provider

Content for this course is provided by the Manitoba Department of Justice. It is derived from the Manitoba Security Guard Training Program Participant’s Manual.

Price: $325 $250 (includes provincial exam fee)    Language: English   Length: Equivalent to 40 classroom hours