Contract security training

Need help navigating the Government of Canada security screening process? Public Services and Procurement Canada's Contract Security Program offers training for organizations bidding and working on government contracts with security requirements. Find the training and tools you need.

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Webinars

Public Services and Procurement Canada's Contract Security Program offers free French or English webinars to private sector organizations who are bidding or working on government contracts with security requirements. Each webinar is presented live by subject matter experts. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

How to register

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How to obtain a clearance with the Contract Security Program

Attend this webinar if you are a Canadian organization contemplating bidding on a government contract that includes security requirements.

At the end of this 60-minute webinar, you will understand:

French session

The last session was held in September 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

English session

The last session was held in September 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

Document safeguarding capability

Attend this webinar if:

At the end of this 60-minute webinar, you will understand:

French session

The last session was held in October 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

English session

The last session was held in October 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

Contracting outside of Canada

Attend this webinar if you are interested in doing business with foreign organizations or foreign governments and want to learn about international contract security requirements.

At the end of this 60-minute webinar, you will understand:

French session

The last session was held in November 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

English session

The last session was held in November 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

Handling and safeguarding

Attend this webinar if:

At the end of this 60-minute webinar, you will understand:

French session

The last session was held in December 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

English session

The last session was held in December 2016. Please check back for upcoming sessions

Subcontracting

Attend this webinar if your organization wishes to subcontract a portion of the work of a Government of Canada contract.

At the end of this 60-minute webinar, you will understand:

French session

The last session was held in January 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions

English session

The last session was held in January 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions

Completing a designated organization screening application

Attend this webinar if:

At the end of this 60-minute webinar, you will understand:

French session

The last session was held on February 7, 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.

English session

The last session was held on February 7, 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.

Completing a facility security clearance application

Attend this webinar if:

At the end of this 60-minute webinar, you will understand:

French session

The last session was held on March 7, 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.

English session

The last session was held on March 7, 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.

Ask an expert

Attend this webinar if you wish to join a discussion regarding Contract Security Program fundamental related topics with subject matter experts.

During this webinar, you can expect to:

French session

The last session was held on March 14, 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.

English session

The last session was held on March 14, 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.

Company security officer training

This free one-day course is essential training for company security officers (CSOs) and alternate company security officers (ACSOs). The courses are offered several times a year, in French and English, across Canada.

What you will learn

You will learn from subject matter experts in a classroom setting. Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and take part in hands-on exercises. Topics include:

Maintaining your organization clearance

This topic provides information about:

Screening your personnel (protected level)

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Subcontracting

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Screening your personnel (classified level)

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Safeguarding sensitive information and assets

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Who can attend

The sessions are open to organizations registered in the Contract Security Program, and their appointed CSOs and ACSOs.

Locations

Ottawa

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Victoria

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The last session was held in June 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Vancouver

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The last session was held in June 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Halifax

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The last session was held in September 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Winnipeg

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The last session was held in September 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Saskatoon

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Moncton

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The last session was held in September 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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St-John's (Newfoundland)

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The last session was held in September 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Gatineau

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The last session was held in October 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Montréal

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The last session was held in October 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Québec City

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The last session was held in October 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Calgary

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The last session was held in November 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Edmonton

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The last session was held in November 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Toronto

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The last session was held in November 2017. Please check back for upcoming sessions.
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Duration

8:30 am to 4 pm (for all courses)

How to register

To register for CSO training, email ssidsicsensibilisation.isscisdoutreach@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca. In your email, please specify which session you wish to attend. We will confirm your registration by email.

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