Looking for part time job as a security guard in Canada!!


I am going to Canada to do my post-graduation in forensics. I have always dreamt of a career in law enforcement. I wish to continue, and make a living in Canada itself, as a career in law enforcement would be fantastic. I am on a scholarship that would cover most of the college expenses. But I am looking for a part-time job as well to cover other expenses. So here is the thing, if I am going to work anyway, why not choose something that will back me up in the future. I have heard working as a security guard opens up an opportunity in law enforcement. I have seen advertisements such as "work as security for17$/hour" jobs. I don't know the authenticity of such advertisements but why not give it a shot. But I have heard working as a security guard requires a

. Is that mandatory? Is it possible to acquire a license without receiving any training? I really would love to have someone's expertise in this area. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.


Hi Goodberg

Probably no one on this forum will be able to advise about this. You might be better of asking on a forum related to security in Canada, or by just researching online - it's a straight forward question and the answer should be there. You could also inquire directly with those advertising the role.

Good luck