You can start by contacting Ontario Security Training Inc. for licensing and employment opportunities.
Ontario Security Training is an employment network that connects security guards and private investigators with employers who provide security services. Many employers have chosen the Ontario Security Training networks as their primary source for new recruits.
Ontario Security Training Inc. provides training at no upfront cost and a guarantee of employment to qualified applicants. Because Ontario Security Training is an employment network with more than 200 employers participating in recruitment, we can offer a lifetime of employment service.
Ontario Security Training will providing employers who are registered within the Ontario Security Training network with your information every time you indicate that you are looking for information.
If you are being paid to do work that consists mainly of protecting persons or properties then you need to be licenced. This includes anyone acting as a bodyguard, bouncer and private investigation (loss prevention personnel).
You will need a private investigator's licence if you’re being paid and your main duties are:
It is now the applicants’ responsibility to register and/or renew their own licence two every years.
Serco DS and the Private Security and Investigative Services Branch of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services is responsible for your licensing application.