Basic Security Training

Basic Security Training (BST) is the Province of British Columbia's mandatory training course required for individuals looking to work as a Security Professional in BC.

Our in-class BST course includes digital presentations, practical scenarios, and first hand experiences, ensuring students are fully prepared to work as a Security Professional.

To participate in the BST course students must be 18 years of age or older, and to obtain a BC Security Worker's Licence, applicants must be 19 years of age or older. To enroll in the BST course, verbal and written English proficiency must be demonstrated.

Our BST course covers all required content through 40 hours of in-person instruction

  • Professionalism & Ethics

  • Legal Studies

  • Report Writing

  • Personal Safety

course fee: $425

  • A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to save your seat in the course. The balance of the course fee is due a minimum of two business days before the course start date.

  • Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Cash, or cheque. We do not accept Interac.

  • Government issued photo ID is required to participate in the exam.

course fee INCLUDES

  • Justice Institute of BC (JIBC) Written Exam

  • BST Student Manual

  • Professional instruction by our JIBC Certified Instructor

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