Advanced Security Training

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Individuals holding a security worker license who are required to carry and use handcuffs in the performance of their duties are now required to make application to add this condition to their Security Worker license through the Registrar, Security Services Act.

In order to obtain this condition, individuals must successfully complete the 24-hour Advanced Security Training (AST) course provided by AST Instructors approved by the Justice Institute of British Columbia. Approved AST instructors are listed near the bottom of this page.

Approved Advanced Security Training Instructors are required to follow the training standards for the security industry as outlined in the Security Services Act.  AST Certificates must be renewed every three years.

This required course is 24 hours and focuses on:

  • Security Services Act & Regulations
  • Advanced Force Options Theory
  • Introduction to Control Tactics
  • Application of Restraints
  • Excited Delirium & Positional Asphyxia
  • Reporting & Documentation

Read more about the AST Objectives

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Course Completion

Students must achieve a minimum of 75% for successful completion.  Successful students will receive their Certification of Training Completion electronically via their AST Instructor.

Exemptions

Individuals with prior training and experience can apply for exemption from training or from training and examination if they meet specific exemption criteria and are within applicable timelines.  Exemptions are processed through the Registrar, Security Services Act.   

Security Industry Licensing

Telephone
(Toll-free)  1.855.587.0185 (press option 1)

Fax
250.387.4454

Email
SGSPDSEC@GOV.BC.CA

Approved AST Instructors

To access an Advanced Security Training (AST) course, please contact any of the approved AST Instructors listed below. If you're interested in becoming a security training instructor, please complete the application form.

* Regions are listed for general information only; most instructors will travel for contract courses.

Name

Telephone

Email & Website

Region

Jim Eastgate

778.989.3971

prepareu.ca@gmail.com

Lower Mainland

 Jeff Harris

 778.988.1633

 sniperharris@hotmail.com

 Lower Mainland

Dieter Karpf

604.941.3453

dwkconsulting@telus.net
www.dwkconsulting.ca

Lower Mainland

Mike Kendall

604.615.7522

kendalltacticalconcepts@gmail.com
www.tacticalfusiongroup.com

Fraser Valley

 Bill Kim

 

 bkimmm@hotmail.com

 Lower Mainland

Julian Knight

778.822.2583

julian@bluelinetactical.ca
www.bluelinetactical.ca

Lower Mainland

Cliff Kusch

604.916.0279

cliff@tacfg.com
www.tacfg.com

Lower Mainland

Ryan Long

778.233.6080

ryan@tacfg.com
www.tacfg.com

Lower Mainland

Frank McConnell

250.862.0891
250.707.3034

frankmc@telus.net
www.karateandsecuritytraining.com

Okanagan

D.J. Marks

604.534.3308
604.992.4005

DJ@mdcharlton.ca

Lower Mainland

Glen Moffat

250.240.1948

gmoffat1@telus.net
http://glenmoffat.com

Vancouver Island

Kurt Ottesen

250.562.1215

ftkd01@gmail.com

Central Interior, Northern & Peace

Craig Paynton

250.762.8899

cpaynton@paladinsecurity.com

Southern Interior

Frank Querido

778.855.9919

fquerido@shaw.ca

Lower Mainland

Ferdinand Soriano

778.751.0097

ferdsoriano@hotmail.com

Lower Mainland

 Joe Spindor

604.619.3065

jspindor@shaw.ca

 

 Lower Mainland

Wayne Unger

250.886.2032

wunger122@yahoo.ca
www.wuwaytraining.com

Vancouver Island

Amadeo Vecchio

250.377.1426

infantrycaptain@yahoo.ca

Kamloops, Kelowna, Okanagan

Brian Woods

604.543.7300

brianpjwoods@gmail.com

Lower Mainland


Last updated November 3, 2017