FAQ

I don't have a Security Guard License, how can I get one?

You must contact the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, Private Security & Investigative Services Branch at 1-866-767-7454 or through their website at http://www.ontario.ca/private-security

Do I really need a Security Guard License to apply for a position?

Yes, under the law you cannot be hired or work as a Security Guard without a current and valid license.

I applied with your company, passed your test but you didn’t have anything available at the time; how long will you keep my application active?

All applications for Security Guard positions are kept in our system for up to 6 months.

Do you offer Security Guard training to the public?

Magnum Protective Services offers Security Guard training for those seeking to obtain their Ontario Security Guard License, as well as Health & Safety training for those who already hold a valid Security Guard License. For more information click on the TRAINING option under the SERVICES menu at the top of this webpage or contact us at 416-591-1566.

Do you do investigations or alarms?

No on both items. We are licensed to provide Security Guards services and do not provide investigation services or alarm services.

I have a Security Guard License from another province, can I use it to get a job with you?

No, you will need to obtain an Ontario Security Guard License in order to apply for a job with us.

I am new to Canada and have no security experience, will you hire me?

We will consider all applicants who have a current, valid Ontario Security License, are authorized to legally work in Canada, are fluent in English and are in good general health.

I am recently retired, semi-retired; can I apply for a job with you?

We will consider all applicants who have a current, valid Ontario Security License, are authorized to legally work in Canada, are fluent in English and are in good general health.

How do I get started working as a Security Guard?

You must first take an approved Security Guard training program, pass a licensing exam and then apply for a the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, Private Security & Investigative Services Branch at 1-866-767-7454 or through their website at http://www.ontario.ca/private-security

Magnum Protective Services offers Security Guard training for those seeking to obtain their Ontario Security Guard License, as well as Health & Safety training for those who already hold a valid Security Guard License. For more information click on the TRAINING option under the SERVICES menu at the top of this webpage or contact us at 416-591-1566.

Contact Us

info@magnumprotective.com

Phone: 416-591-1566

Fax: 416-591-1568

1043 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M6H 1M4

Our professionalism is in our people. Our guards are committed to delivering value to our clients twenty-four hours, seven days a week. Our training programs, management support systems and staff commitment have resulted in us having one of the most loyal, well trained and professional contract security services in Toronto.