Security Supervisor

The ASC Security Supervisor Course introduces Shift Leaders to a wide variety of duties performed by the Security Professional in a Supervisor Role. The Security Supervisor Course covers a great deal of theoretical knowledge in all areas of concern to Supervisors – such as human resources, staff relations and the role of a supervisor.

The course will ensure you fully understand the role of supervisor and the responsibilities required in your new role. Instructors are well versed in the field and have a multitude of practical knowledge and experience to assist all students. The ASC Security Supervisor Course is interactive and individualized, instructors’ base scenarios on real-life situations and draw from student knowledge and experience.

Discussions are never the same twice!

ASC instructors shape the course on an individualized and interactive manner. By utilizing the specific skill sets and experiences of the students, the course becomes highly interactive, realistic and applicable to a variety of work environments.


The ASC Security Supervisor Course is open to students who have successfully completed the Shift Leader Course or have equal experience.

This course is the conclusion of the advanced stream for Supervisors and aims to equip Supervisors with essential tools for their position.


ASC’s Security Supervisor Course runs over a ten-day period and is based on role-playing, scenario-based training, written assignments and group discussions. Topics of study include:

  • Human Resources and Staff Relations Supervisors will learn to deal effectively with subordinates within the legal guidelines and understand WCB requirements. Supervisors will also learn to use progressive discipline effectively and with proper documentation.
  • Fire Prevention Safety and Emergency Procedures: Supervisors will learn their role in common emergency situations – such as medical, fire/explosion, or bomb threats and be introduced to the National Fire Code.
  • Legal Responsibilities: 1. Supervisors will review the Criminal Code, Use of Force, Powers of Arrest and different offences. This topic is imperative to understand for liability reasons.
  • Successful Performance Appraisal: Supervisors will learn when and how to complete a performance appraisal for both annual and situational disciplinary reviews. Supervisors will develop the skill set to enforce appropriate, or to correct unsatisfactory performance.
  • On Job Training: This section is designed to enable the Supervisor to develop an effective on-job training plan and how to evaluate effectiveness and alter to meet company requirements.
  • Report Writing, Note Taking, Evidence and Crime Scene Management: This section will further develop the Supervisor’s role in the receiving, editing, evaluating and submitting subordinate reports. Court procedures and types of evidence are reviewed as well.
  • Labour Relations: As a Supervisor you must be familiar with the policy and procedures used during labour disputes. This topic will cover employer/employee relationships, unions, collective agreements, and rights and responsibilities in Labour Relations.