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To be employed in the security industry, individuals must complete the Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) program and pass a provincial exam to apply for a security license in Alberta.
Airport Personnel and Placement Services (APPS) is offering an ABST course, in partnership with ReTrain Canada. The course provides participants with the skills and knowledge needed to be security professionals. Career opportunities for those with an Alberta security license include:

• Security services
• Loss prevention
• Executive protection

Our next course begins May 9, 2023. The course will take place over a 3-week period, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday (all day) for 3 weeks in Downtown Calgary, close to transit and plenty of of parking.


Participants will write the provincial exam on April 29.

The cost is $295.00 + GST. The cost of the course includes a copy of the Alberta Basic Security Training Manual and the provincial exam fee. APPS is an approved training provider by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (course accreditation number #AT000525).

*Note: You must be 18 years of age in order to apply for your Alberta Security License.

Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST)

Excluding GST/HST
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