Harris Security is a licensed security training provider that offers an online version of the Ministry-mandated Ontario security license training course, as administered by professional and experienced instructors to assist you throughout the way.

Our course results in a 95% success rate at the Ministry Security Exam.


Online Training - How it Works

Purchase the spring special course rate below for $99.00 + tax. A designated online instructor will be personally assigned to you to assist you throughout the program.

Download the training course materials from our website. Study the course materials at your own pace. There is no set time for how long the course should take to complete, but you will need to complete a minimum of 40 hours. Your designated instructor will be in touch with you regularly to help with your progress and answer any questions you may have.

Write our exam, which includes 65 multiple choice questions to complete our course and ensure you are ready for the Ministry exam.

Complete the Ministry security exam once you have successfully completed our course and we have informed the Ministry of your eligibility to write the final exam, which costs $60 plus tax, consists of 60 multiple choice questions, and is held at various stations across Ontario.

Obtain your Ontario security guard license.

Online Security Course Syllabus

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We pride ourselves on going above and beyond just the course materials. We give you a personalized experience with real-life examples, and skill training beyond just what is mandated. Our students have told us how our training not only prepares them to be a security guard, but also teaches them important life skills they can carry through to just about any career.


Ottawa In-Class Security Guard Training

The above course can also be completed at our physical Ottawa office classroom. Courses are generally held on weekends until the 40 hours of work has been completed by each student. An in-class course instructor will guide the class in completing the program and teaching the topics. To register for the next available class, please call 613-726-6713 or contact us.

Our training office is located at:

2720 Queensview Drive
Ottawa, ON
K2B 1A5

Additional Training Services (In-Class)

Our training doesn’t end at the basic security license training. Since we train most of the people we hire ourselves, we have a full array of training courses in-house to bring you to a more advanced level. The below courses will teach you skills that can be used for a variety of security and personal protection career applications.

To inquire about taking any of these training courses, please call 613-726-6713 or contact us.



James Harris, CEO/President
2720 Queensview Drive, s1140
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
email icon   james@harrissecurity.ca



Paul Shankar – District Manager
439 University Ave, 5th floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
email icon   paul@harrissecurity.ca



Abdul Khogali, District Manager
40 Old Kingston Road
Ajax, Ontario L1T 2Z7
email icon   hr@harrissecurity.ca