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MACDONNELL places for people

MacDonnell is a firm of professionals who create exceptional places for people to live, learn, work and play. Specializing in Innovative Engineering, Management Consulting, Maritime Security Training and Risk Management. MacDonnell takes an interdisciplinary approach to projects, inspired by its belief that people are what matter.

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CPE CERTIFIED PORT EXECUTIVE ™ PROGRAM

The only program of it's kind in North America is a making a difference in the management and competitiveness of North American ports. The CPE Certified Port Executive Program gives participants the tools and knowledge to make their organization more competitive.

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ADOPTING INNOVATIVE IDEAS

Whether it is research and development, the introduction of new design in civil engineering, Structural Health Monitoring, Corrosion Free Bridge Decks, or the design of bridges, ports and civil infrastructure, the expertise and services we have to offer come from our highly qualified people, our extensive list of successful projects, and an unparalleled commitment to our clients.  

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RISK MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

MacDonnell Security Risk Management provides a wide range of comprehensive Security Solutions to ensure you remain compliant with MTSR/DFSR Regulations. We combine extensive risk management knowledge and industry operational experience to assist you with identifying and managing your risks while maintaining efficiency.

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PORT, SHIP & FERRY MARITIME SECURITY TRAINING

MacDonnell provides training and risk management solutions to meet the needs of our clients from coast to coast. Cost-effective and timely training programs which help you meet the objective of remaining abreast of regulatory changes, best practices in the industry, and changing technology and security requirements.

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Security Guard Basic Training Program | Print |

Security Guard Basic Training Program - CAN/CGSB-133.1-2008

Qualification Program for Security Guards Recognized by the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)

 

The security guard basic training program is intended to provide participants with the occupational and behavioural skills and attitudes, as well as concepts and knowledge necessary to function effectively as a security guard. The subjects covered are intended to provide security guards with a sound basis on which to deal with many on-the-job situations. Many tasks performed involve good public relations and awareness of the legal authority and responsibility for use of force are extremely important. On the successful completion of this training, security guard candidates will be able to:

 



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Deal with the public in a professional and ethical manner;
Arrest people under the authority as specified in the Criminal Code or provincial legislation and to be aware of the rights and freedoms ofindividuals under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms;
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
Present verbal and material evidence in courts and other judicialsettings;
Conduct themselves appropriately in court;
Write reports and protect evidence;
Direct traffic where legislation permits and control traffic movementin a safe and appropriate manner;
Detect or prevent thefts, vandalism and other criminal/provincial offences;
Report and deal appropriately with perimeter protection systems, intrusion, fire, carbon dioxide, water, smoke, alarms and other building and access control systems and security systems that may be assigned to a work site;
React and take appropriate measures in emergency situations;
Respond to bomb threats and suspicious packages;
Resolve conflict resolution;
Understand human rights and diversity; and
Perform other duties, as required.


PROGRAM CONTENT

ADMINISTRATION, INTRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES’ KNOWLEDGE
INTRODUCTION TO DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
PROFESSIONALISM AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
LEGAL AUTHORITY, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ALARM AND PROTECTION SYSTEMS
TRAFFIC MOVEMENT
PERSONNEL AND MATERIEL ACCESS CONTROL
REPORT WRITING, NOTE TAKING, EVIDENCE AND CRIME-SCENE SKETCHING
RESPONSE TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS; FIRE DETECTION, PREVENTION, SAFETY;
EXPLOSIVE DEVICES, BOMB THREATS, SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES
PATROL PROCEDURES
LABOUR DISPUTES
RELATIONS WITH THE POLICE
USE OF FORCE PRINCIPLES AND GUIDELINES
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS
FIRST AID AND CPR TRAINING