Alberta Private Investigator Online Training

Become a Private Investigator in Alberta Quick With Our Online Training

Alberta Private Investigator

Our commitment to providing a dynamic online private investigation school means that our platform is accessible to our students around the clock, 24/7. This level of accessibility empowers our students to tailor their investigator training to fit their individual schedules and preferences. Our investigator training course is thoughtfully crafted, offering content in both audio and video formats. This ensures that our diverse student body can engage with the material in the manner that best aligns with their unique learning styles. We take pride in delivering comprehensive, adaptable education to equip aspiring investigators with the skills and knowledge they need for success in their careers.

Main Takeaways

Choose Canada’s premier agency for your private investigative training needs. We proudly hold the distinction of being Canada’s #1 agency in this field, earning the respect and trust of countless individuals.

Our team of licensed professionals operates under the guidelines of the Security Services and Investigators Act, as regulated by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General. This ensures that our training program adheres to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.

What sets us apart is our commitment to flexibility. Our online curriculum is designed to accommodate your schedule, allowing you to learn at your own pace, at any time, and from anywhere within Canada. Even though our course is based in Ontario, it holds recognition throughout Canada.

For those interested in pursuing a career in Alberta or other provinces, rest assured that our training is widely accepted. To attain your license in Alberta, you’ll need to successfully pass the exam in Ontario. Alternatively, many other Canadian provinces acknowledge the Ontario training course, making it a versatile choice for aspiring investigators nationwide. Join us and embark on your journey towards a rewarding career in the field of private investigation.


Our online private investigation school offers a flexible learning environment that’s available to our students 24/7. This accessibility empowers students to complete their investigator training at their own pace and on their own schedule. Our investigator training course is thoughtfully designed to cater to diverse learning styles, presented in both audio and video formats. This ensures that students can engage with the material in a way that best suits their preferences and needs. We are committed to providing comprehensive and adaptable education to help aspiring investigators succeed in their careers.

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Training Syllabus

The training course consists of the following sections:

Private Investigator Training

Introduction to the Private Investigation Industry
Provincial and Federal Statutes
Investigative Techniques
Key Principles of Communication and Interaction
The Private Security and Investigative Services Act
Criminal and Civil Law
Principles of Ethical Reasoning / Decision-making
Self-Management Skills

Private Investigator Training Course

Welcome to Training Centre Canada! We’re excited to have you on your journey to a successful private investigator career. Our course equips you with the skills for excellence in private investigation.

199.99 + tax

Course duration: 50 hours

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Consumers Choice Award Winners 2017-2023

We are a national award-winning facility that holds the Consumers Choice Award for Business Excellence within our company and our services. We are also rated #1 for training in Toronto and have a 5-star guard course rating. We also maintain an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and we’re featured on the official list of Private Security and Investigative Services training providers.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you want to learn from the best, the Smith Investigation Agency is the right choice. Not only are we the most respected agency in Canada with several awards under our belt, but we are also one of the first firms in Canada to offer private investigative training. Our students have the highest success rate in the industry because our course is written by the top Private Investigators in the industry. It also has the most information available and includes real-life examples to ensure success both in and out of the classroom

We are an authorized training provider that has won several prestigious awards for our investigative work and our courses. We also maintain a 5-star rating for our courses on Google, Yelp, and the Better Business Bureau.

No, we are also a Private Security and Investigative Services firm that specializes in corporate, insurance, fraud, family, trademark, and risk management investigations. We also offer security training and have offices throughout Canada in which we employ investigators and many of the students who take our course.

There are lots of companies out there offering training, but few are as recognized with the success rate that we have. What makes our course stand out? It has all the material you need to ace the exam and excel as a PI.

You must be licensed to work as a Private Investigator in Alberta. Licenses are issued under the Security Services and Investigators Act by the Alberta Justice and Solicitor General. To apply for the license, you must successfully complete an approved investigator training course and score over 80% on the provincial exam. The license is portable and valid for 2 years.

Our training course is only offered online in Alberta. This allows our students to learn from the comfort of their own homes and at their own pace, anytime, anywhere in Canada.

The Investigative industry is in dire need of new agents. There are currently not enough licensed investigators to handle all the cases available in Alberta. This means there is great potential for you to find a job at our agency or from one of the many other agencies located here in the province

Our online training course is one of the best in North America because it is informative, engaging, available 24/7, and is broken up into a simple, 8 syllabus format that is available in both audio and video options. This allows our students the opportunity to choose a format that is best suited for them and to complete the course at their own pace and on their own time.

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