SEC100 - Security Guard Training

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Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:27:53.913
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:15:13.949


Subject Title
Security Guard Training

Subject Description
Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a variety of careers in the public and private security sector. Learn the historical roots of security, with an emphasis on physical/personal security and crime prevention. Examine legislation and policies used by professional security personnel, as well as their roles and responsibilities. Focus on local and national legislation and its regulations as they relate to the field of security. Case studies, current research and best practice provide the foundation for learning.

This course meets the requirements set by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services for Security Guard Licensing in Ontario and includes Emergency First Aid Certification.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Examine the security industry, including its basic procedures and enabling legislation.
2. Apply emergency response, hazards identification and risk assessment to case scenarios.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of basic investigative procedures and communication techniques.
4. Discuss the use of force in the field of security.
5. Acquire Emergency First Aid Certification.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None

Topic Outline
Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a variety of careers in the public and private security sector. Explore the historical roots of security, with an emphasis on physical/personal security and crime prevention. Examine legislation and policies used by professional security personnel, as well as their roles and responsibilities. Focus on local and national legislation and its regulations as it relates to the field of security. Case studies, current research and best practice provide the foundation for learning. 

  • Examine security industry, basic procedures and enabling legislation.
  • Apply emergency response and hazards identification and risk assessment.
  • Apply investigative procedures and communication techniques.
  • Discuss use of force.
  • Acquire Emergency First Aid Certificate.
  • Simulation and Exam.

Mode of Instruction
All instruction is delivered in-class.  To ensure students are engaged as much as possible in the learning process, instructors can use such teaching methods as lecture, practical hands on demonstration, class and small group discussions, individual and group presenations, readings, in-class exercises, and/or computer aided instructions.



Prescribed Texts

  • none

Reference Material








Required Supplies


- Law Enforcement notebook

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50% to 54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.



Modes of Evaluation

Assessment Tool: Description: Outcome(s) assessed: EES assessed: Date / Day: % of Final Grade:
In-class participation   1 - 8 1,2 ,4-11   15
Simulation   1 - 8 1,2 ,4-11   20
Case Study Three article reviews 1 - 8   Last Day 25
Final exam Paper and pencil 1 - 8 1,2, 4-8, 10, 11 Last Day 40
        TOTAL: 100%

Note:  In accordance with Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services requirements, students must attend no less than 40 hrs of training and successfully pass this subject with a minimum grade of B (70%). 

In order to successfully pass this subject, students must achieve the learning outcomes specified in this subject outline through successful completion of all course work - minimum passing grade B (70%) and successful completion of final exam - minimum passing grade of B (70%).

Students who do not meet the participation hours (40) will not receive a passing grade in this subject.

Approved by: Sandra Noble