Fundamentals of Security for Security Practitioners (A359)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 22:30 hours

Security practitioners are responsible for managing and providing advice and services related to departmental security as part of a departmental security program. This course is an introduction for security practitioners across the Government of Canada, providing an overview of their responsibilities in today's context and in accordance with the Directive on Departmental Security Management. Participants will learn how to identify resources and apply knowledge and tools that will assist them in basic security functions within the Government of Canada context. These functions in turn will support their departmental security officers in delivering a departmental security program.

Topics include:

  • the current context of the security function in the federal government
  • supporting departmental security initiatives and activities
  • conducting routine security functions


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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