Welcome to OSGTC Private Investigator Training!

3 Easy Steps To Certification

Sign up for our online training by clicking any “Register” button on this page.

Complete the course at your own pace.

Pass the Ministry exam!

  • Why OSGTC?

    OSGTC is serious about your success. With a success rate of 99% we even guarantee you will pass, or we will refund your course fees.


    Exclusive to Ontario Security Guard Training Centre

    We send out a package to all students with practise tests to help you pass the exam, and a diploma upon completion


    Is This Training Required?

    Working as a Private Investigator in Ontario requires a mandatory license. OSGTC is registered by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to meet the industry guidelines to ensure your success.


    24 / 7 Access to Online Course

    OSTGC cares about your career development. Using the best technology, offering unparalleled support, and providing access to a 24/7 virtual classroom afford our students afforded the opportunity to study around their schedule allowing them to become licensed with ease!


    Get your career started

    Receive your ministry Private Investigator License, get an interview, and get on the job.


    What payments do you accept?

    Pay with Visa or Mastercard as we are PayPal certified partners. Your privacy is protected as we never store your information or payment details.

Ontario Training

  • Access to online training 24/7
  • Up to 1 Year Access
  • Live Student Forum
  • Learn at Your Own Pace
  • Ministry Curriculum
  • Start a New Career

  • The training was excellent.  I could not afford to take the time off work to do the training in a traditional classroom, so I was thankful that with this training I could complete it as my schedule permitted.  I would recommend this training to anyone in the same situation as myself.

    – H.S., Student

  • This training is essential to advancing a career in security.  It is very informative, I enjoyed learning about the many aspects of the security industry. The support team was helpful, they assisted me and answered all my questions when I called.  The training is very good.

    – C.M., Student

  • 50 hours

    PI Course Length
  • 5 Years

    Experience Training!
  • 99%

    Our Average Pass Rate.
  • 12,000

    Successful Online Graduates

This Course Will Offer You

1. Ministry Approved Training

2. The convenience of studying in the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. Once you have registered with payment, you will receive an e-mail with a web link, username and password.

3. Support throughout your course via email or toll-free number.

4. Private Investigator Training.

Upon completion of the course, we will assist you with:

-Online registration/test date

-License Application Submission

OSGTC has the most comprehensive online course known to man.  Okay, that may be a little excessive.  But it is pretty awesome!

Over 10,000 students have taken our course in Ontario and successfully obtained their Private Investigator licence.

Here is what is covered:

  • Introduction to the Investigation Industry
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Health and Safety
  • Law and the Canadian Legal System
  • Use of Force
  • Investigations
  • Communications and Report Writing
  • Specialized Investigations
  • Business of Investigations

Pricing does not include government sales tax, first aid training, Ministry testing and licensing. Students need access to a computer with Internet connection to access the training materials. No refunds are provided.

Often Asked Questions

To be eligible you must:

-be 18 years of age or older

-have a clean criminal record

-be eligible to work in Canada

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services mandates a minimum 50-hour training program for the Private Investigator Course.  Content covered with the course includes:  Introduction to the Investigation Industry, Professionalism and Ethics, Health and Safety, Law and the Canadian Legal System, Use of Force, Investigations, Communications and Report Writing, Specialized Investigations, Business of Investigations.

Once you have successfully completed the course you will be able to register for the Private Investigator License Exam with the Training Completion Number provided to you. To register for the exam you can visit www.ontariosecuritytesting.ca and follow the prompts.

Once you receive confirmation of a passing grade on your exam approximately 5 business days after you write the exam, you can apply for your license online or by mail through the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services website

If you apply online, you will be able to check the status of your application within two business days through your Service Ontario account. If you apply by mail, you can contact the Private Security and Investigative Services Program toll free at 1-866-767-7454 or [email protected]

You must have a valid license card to work as a private investigator. Working without a valid license is a violation of the Private Security and Investigative Services Act and may lead to charges. However, if you apply for a license through Service Ontario, you will be able to access a digital license through your online account as soon as your application is approved. This is considered a valid license so long as you print this document and carry it on your person while on duty.

For any additional question e-mail [email protected] or call 1-888-974-8273

We are here to help with anything

Your success is our success! Support is available to you every step of the way. For more information email [email protected] or call 1-888-974-8273 (OSGTC is a division of Kawartha Guard Services)

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