"Security Systems Technician" means a person who designs, installs, repairs, maintains, replaces, tests, services the operation of all electronic security alarm systems in accordance with the provisions of Security Services Act and regulations administered by Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General, Policing and Community Safety Branch, Security Programs and Police Technology Division.
The exam weighting chart is available for the CofQ and shows the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).
For details regarding the CEC version for the IP exam, see OPSN-2018-016
Please be advised that in order to work in the Security System Technician industry, it is required that an individual holds a valid license or exemption from licensing from the Ministry of Justice and act in accordance with the provisions of the Security Services Act and regulations administered by Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Policing and Community Safety Branch, Security Programs and Police Technology Division. A link to their website can be found here.
Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience
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- Application Form
- Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
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- Employer Declaration
- Document of relevant work experience
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- Statutory Declaration
- Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
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