WHMIS Training – What it is and why you need it

What is WHMIS? You may be wondering, what is WHMIS and why do you need to get it? In this article, we will discuss the reasons you need a WHMIS certificate, and how it can help you in your chosen field.  WHMIS training is legally required for everyone in Canada who works with or mayContinue reading “WHMIS Training – What it is and why you need it”

What’s it like being a security guard?

We interviewed three security guards about their experiences on the job.  The first guard we interviewed was Chris Ballantyne. He’s had 3 years working in health care security after graduating from the Protection, Security and Investigations from Georgian College.  What led you to become a security guard? “I wanted to become a security guard inContinue reading “What’s it like being a security guard?”

What’s it like to work in the Security Industry?

We interviewed four different security professionals to find out firsthand what it’s like to work in the security industry?  Featuring Gerry Markee, RyanJohn Staples, David P Bradney, and Cole Nethercott.  We had the first question: What are your views on the security industry? Gerry Markee is a retired Security Trainer, Union Executive and Steward. HeContinue reading “What’s it like to work in the Security Industry?”

First Aid: Why do businesses need proper training for staff?

Depending what industry or sector you work in there might be an obvious or more pressing need to be first aid certified. However, it’s important for every sector, regardless of obvious need to have their employees certified in first aid.  There are benefits for both employee and employer to having employees completed first aid trainingContinue reading “First Aid: Why do businesses need proper training for staff?”

How to become a licensed private investigator?

First things first, are you eligible to become a private investigator? Who can become an investigator? To be eligible for a private investigator licence in Ontario, you must: Be 18 years of age or older Be eligible to work in Canada Have a clean criminal record What type of investigator do you want to be?Continue reading “How to become a licensed private investigator?”

Why should you get a first aid license?

NOT ENOUGH PEOPLE PARTICIPATE IN FIRST AID & CPR CERTIFICATION Did you know, according to the Red Cross, despite forty percent of Canadians being in a situation where they or someone else needed emergency care, only eighteen percent of Canadians are first aid certified?  IT IS EASY TO LEARN With detailed courses and well-trained instructors,Continue reading “Why should you get a first aid license?”

How difficult is security training in Canada?

So you want to be a security guard? You are looking to get into security work? If your answer is yes and you’re wondering how to get started then we are here to help you.