Physical Security (A342)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 30:00 hours

Employees who work in the field of physical or corporate security must be able to properly advise managers on how to safeguard employees, assets and the delivery of services within their area of responsibility. This course provides an overview of the application of the Treasury Board's Operational Security Standard on Physical Security and the Policy on Government Security. Participants will learn about various aspects of physical security, including security zones, perimeter and landscaping, identification cards and access badges, security containers and transport, transmittal and destruction of sensitive material.

Topics include:

  • policy on Government Security
  • physical security within government departments
  • building security
  • security equipment and systems
  • security awareness program


Please note that this course has been discontinued and replaced by the following:

More about this course
  • Topics: Security
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Security specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

All classroom courses have been suspended until further notice and have temporarily been removed from our catalogue. However, our online courses, including self-paced required training and language maintenance tools, remain available through your GCcampus account.

Note: GCcampus is accessible through public networks. You do not need to connect to the GC network to access it.



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