S-3.5, r. 2 - Regulation respecting the training required to obtain an agent licence to carry on private security activities

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chapter S-3.5, r. 2
Regulation respecting the training required to obtain an agent licence to carry on private security activities
PRIVATE SECURITY — FORMATION
Private Security Act
(chapter S-3.5, s. 112).
S-3.5
September 1 2012
DIVISION I
TRAINING REQUIRED
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 1.
1. The training required to obtain an agent licence to carry on private security activities is as follows:
(1)  for security guarding, to have successfully completed, in a private security guarding program, at least 70 hours of course for which a training certificate is issued by a school board;
(2)  for investigation, to have successfully completed the 135-hour course “Initiation aux techniques d’enquête et d’investigation” offered in a college-level educational institution, or to hold a Diploma in College Studies in police technology or a bachelor’s degree in security and police studies obtained in the 5 years preceding the licence application, or their equivalent recognized by the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology;
(3)  for locksmith work, to hold a diploma of vocational studies in locksmithing or its equivalent recognized by the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports;
(4)  for the transport of valuables, to have successfully completed training on the handling of firearms and the use of force provided by the École nationale de police du Québec or an instructor qualified by that school.
O.C. 572-2010, s. 1; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204; O.C. 1332-2013, s. 2.
DIVISION II
TRAINING EQUIVALENCE AND RECOGNITION
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 3.
2. A person meets the training requirements provided for in section 1 if the person has an equivalent level of knowledge and skills.
The Bureau de la sécurité privée assesses the training equivalence by taking into account the following factors, in particular:
(1)  the diplomas obtained in relevant or related fields;
(2)  the nature and content of the courses taken as well as the results obtained;
(3)  training periods and other training activities completed;
(4)  the nature and duration of the relevant experience.
O.C. 572-2010, s. 2; O.C. 1332-2013, s. 4.
2.1. A person also meets the training requirements provided for in section 1 if the person has completed training that is recognized by the Minister in accordance with the first paragraph of section 112.1 of the Private Security Act (chapter S-3.5) and that is offered by a training instructor or training body recognized by the Minister under the second paragraph of that section.
For the purposes of this Regulation, “training instructor” means an enterprise that provides training to its employees only.
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 4.
2.2. Before recommending to the Minister that training be recognized, the Bureau verifies whether the following conditions are met:
(1)  the nature, content and duration of the training are relevant to the private security activity;
(2)  successful completion of the training is evaluated;
(3)  the instructional setting and the place where the training is given are adequate.
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 4.
2.3. For the purposes of verifying whether the conditions provided for in section 2.2 have been complied with, the Bureau must obtain from the training instructor or training body the following documents:
(1)  a course outline for the training;
(2)  the course material used during the training;
(3)  the material used to evaluate the successful completion of the training.
In addition, the Bureau may obtain from the training instructor or the training body any information or any other document it needs to make its recommendation.
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 4.
2.4. Before recommending to the Minister that a training instructor or training body be recognized, the Bureau verifies whether the following conditions are complied with:
(1)  the training instructor or body has an establishment in Québec;
(2)  at least 1 of the training instructor’s or body’s training is recognized by the Minister;
(3)  the training body undertakes to inform the public of the private security training it gives by making a clear distinction between training recognized by the Minister and training that is not.
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 4.
2.5. For the purposes of verifying whether the conditions provided for in section 2.4 are complied with, the Bureau must obtain from the training instructor or body the following information:
(1)  the name under which the training instructor or body carries on activities and the contact information of its head office and of each establishment in Québec;
(2)  the private security training activities carried out in the last year, if any, and the activities that are planned at the time of the application for recognition.
In addition, the Bureau may obtain from the training instructor or body any other information or any document it needs to make its recommendation.
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 4.
2.6. The Bureau may verify whether compliance with the conditions provided for in sections 2.2 and 2.4 is maintained. If the Bureau ascertains that a condition is no longer complied with, it can recommend to the Minister that recognition be withdrawn.
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 4.
DIVISION III
EXEMPTIONS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISION
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 5.
3. No training is required from the immediate superior of a natural person who carries on a private security activity if the immediate superior does not carry on such an activity.
O.C. 572-2010, s. 3.
3.1. A person holding an agent licence issued elsewhere in Canada by a regulatory body to carry on a private security activity is not subject to the training requirements provided for in section 1.
O.C. 1332-2013, s. 6.
4. A person who, on 22 July 2010, carries on a private security activity for which an agent licence is required under the Act is not subject to the training requirements in section 1 to obtain a licence of the appropriate class as long as the licence is regularly renewed.
O.C. 572-2010, s. 4.
5. (Omitted).
O.C. 572-2010, s. 5.
REFERENCES
O.C. 572-2010, 2010 G.O. 2, 1951
S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204
O.C. 1332-2013, 2013 G.O. 2, 3834