Use of Force / Defensive Tactics

The Security Instructor Course is the pinnacle of instructor courses for security training in Canada. Founded on the fundamentals of the TRICOM system, the 3-day course will cover topics considered as best industry practices with applications aligning with the National Use of Force Framework.


Whether you are an in-house instructor for a security group or a freelance training provider, our licensing structure provides you support and helps develop your own brand.

In this 3 Day certification course, it focuses on required legal responsibilities that pertain to licensed security professionals from provincial legislation to federal statute law and how it ties in with the application of force.

The Course maintains a performance assessment component and all participants must attend all modules, exhibit a clear understanding and demonstrate proficiency in the techniques to successfully complete the course.

Day 1: (0830-1630)

  • Use of Force Model

  • Arrest & Control Dynamics

Day 2: (0900-1600)

  • Arrest & Control Dynamics

  • Distractions and Checks (Natural Impact Weapons)

  • Group Dinner

Day 3: (0900-1600)

  • Assessment

  • Expandable Baton Fundamentals

Schedule: July 8-10, 2022

Instructor: Chris Mandigma

Location: Tirsia Training Centre (near Bank & Heron) | Ottawa, ON

2477-C Kaladar Ave. 

Participants Require the following:

  • Valid Security License, Active Sworn Constable or Retired Constable

  • Duty belt, chain-link handcuffs, handcuff key, expandable baton, baton scabbard

  • Cargo or uniform pants, comfortable shirt, indoor / mats shoes


  • Complimentary and spacious parking

  • Gender-neutral washrooms

  • Kitchenette with fridge and microwave

Course Fee: $825 (+ HST)

Registration Form - CLICK HERE

Instructor Certifications are valid for 2 years

To learn more about the licensing program, click here.