Basic Security Training (BST) – Saskatchewan

Basic Security Training - Saskatchewan is a comprehensive training course for individuals seeking to enter this industry. It is designed to increase knowledge about the daily duties and responsibilities of a security professional and build the confidence needed to meet the challenges of the workplace.

The registration fee to BST - Saskatchewan includes the provincial licensing exam fee.

This course is approved by the Province of Saskatchewan (under CP#118) as meeting the training requirements outlined in the Private Investigators and Security Guard Act (1997).

This online course is delivered in seven modules and is equivalent to 40 hours of classroom instruction. It covers the following learning areas:

  1. Introduction to the Security Industry (40 minutes)
  2. Canadian Legal System (1.5 hours)
  3. Basic Security Patrol Procedures (2.5 hours)
  4. Communication (1.5 hours)
  5. Documentation and Evidence (1.5 hours)
  6. Emergency Response Procedures (1.5 hours)
  7. Health and Safety (1 hour)

For the full list of modules and associated learning objectives, please see Full Course Description with Learning Objectives.

Provincial Exam Information

To Register for the Saskatchewan Licensing Exam

  1. Successfully complete the Basic Security Training – Saskatchewan course and download certificate.
  2. The Registrar’s office in Saskatchewan has to approve learners to write the exam.
    • Please contact PSKN Support desk and let them know you would like to write your exam
    • PSKN will contact the Saskatchewan Registrar with your information to request approval on your behalf
    • PSKN will let you know when you have been approved to write. You can now register for your Saskatchewan Licensing exam with eProctor Canada
  3. Register for an online licensing exam at eProctor Canada by:
    • Clicking on the link to register
    • Creating your account following the steps laid on the eProctor Canada website
    • Selecting the best available date and time
    • Your exam fee is included in the price of the course, but you will be required to pay for any re-writes

If you would like to write your exam in-person, please contact PSKN Support Desk to register to the licensing exam with up to 2 week’s notice. In Saskatchewan, this exam is delivered by the provincial Ministry of Justice.

Please note that PSKN is not involved in the licensing application or approval process. Additional information about licensing applications or approval process is available at here.

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


Equivalent to 40 classroom hours