Security Certification FAQs & Help

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Security guard certification in Ontario can be a confusing process, but the GF1 team is here to help. Read through these FAQs for answers to our most commonly asked questions, or get in touch with us today!


Common Security Guard Certification Questions

How long are the courses?

Courses are spread over 5 days. 

When does the next course start?

Each new course begins every Monday at 9am.

Is First Aid & CPR included in the price of the course?

Yes the first aid and CPR training is included in the price.

What is the minimum age requirement?

18 years.

Am I too old for obtaining the security jobs?

No, age is not a barrier, as long as you are fit to work.

What are the advantages of in-class courses over online courses?

In-class training is more interactive and you gain more knowledge from the practical work experience of the instructor.

What are the advantages of the online course over in class?

You can study at your own pace, which can blend with your busy schedule.

Is there more than one license required to become a security guard?

No, there is only one type of license.

Do I need 'use of force' training to become a security guard?

No, it is only required in specialized fields.

What is your success rate?

Our success rate is more than 98%.

What is the post-course job prospective?

GF1 Security is a guarding company, and we have in-house positions available. In addition, our newly trained guards are highly sought after by industry leaders, including:
  • G4s
  • Paragon
  • Securitas
  • Garda World
  • Neptune
  • Olympus
  • Many more!

Are there always jobs available in the security industry?

Yes, this is one of the rare industries that never go into recession.

Are there employment opportunities for women?

Yes, there are always positions available for women.

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