Protection, Security and Investigation (Fast Track) | St. Clair College
Fast Track
Program Code: K813
Status: Open
Two Year - Ontario College Diploma
Delivered in less than 1 year
Starts: September
Contact:
Scott Braun
519-354-9714 ext. 3982

Program Overview

This program provides general training for work in the various areas of private security, Canadian Border Services, Immigration, federal and provincial correctional services, by-law enforcement, Ministry of Transportation Enforcement Officers, Military Policing as well as other areas of policing.

This program will appeal to students who are self-disciplined, with a high moral character. They must have good written and oral communication skills and the ability to analyze and apply legal principles. Students must also be willing to work in diverse communities and have good health and fitness.

Career Opportunities

Job opportunities are very good and continue to grow with security-related positions increasing in the gaming industry and in the corporate and retail sector. Entry-level positions are also available in corrections, customs operations, private investigation, bylaw enforcement and the armed forces.

Admission Requirements

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

  • Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4C or EAE4U

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

Health Requirements

Students will be required to complete 2 physical fitness courses (PFP108-Lifestyle & Management I and PFP208 - Lifestyle & Management II) which require the applicant to assess their ability to participate.

Criteria

Because all law enforcement agencies have designated hiring criteria (that may include physical and medical restrictions) prospective students are expected to investigate the specific qualifications to determine their eligibility for potential employment. Students should be aware that persons with a criminal record might be precluded from employment within these areas.

Courses

The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
JUS100
Law And Justice Communications I
3
JUS103
Issues In Canadian Criminal Justice
3
JUS101
Lifestyle & Fitness Management I
3
PFP301
Criminal & CIVIL Law
3
PFP302
Criminal Code
3
JUS105
Ethics And Professionalism
3
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
JUS104
Psychology For Law And Justice
3
JUS102
Interpersonal & Group Dynamics
3
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
LSA411
Security Guard Training
4
JUS203
Criminology
3
JUS202
Conflict Management
3
JUS201
Lifestyle & Fitness Management II
3
JUS204
Interviewing & Investigation
3
JUS200
Law & Justice Communications II
3
PFP404
Investigations & Evidence
3
Semester 3
Code Title Credits
LSA305
Electronic Security System & Technology
3
LSA310
Customs Enforcement
3
LSA313
Private Investigator Training
4
LSA420
Law Enforc.Placement & Strat.
LSA425
Corrections
3
PFP109
Political Science
2
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
JUS211
Mental Health And Addiction Awareness For First Responders
3

Your Investment

The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2019-2020 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

Program Physical Demands Analysis

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Protection, Security and Investigation (Ontario College Diploma) (MTCU Code 53007)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Work in compliance with established standards and relevant legislation in the protection, security and investigation fields.
  2. Make decisions in a timely, effective and legally defensible manner to uphold protection and security.
  3. Carry out delegated duties and responsibilities in compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
  4. Act equitably and justly with diverse populations.
  5. Work effectively as a member of a protection and security team.
  6. Prevent and resolve crisis, conflict and emergency situations by applying effective techniques.
  7. Conduct and/or contribute to investigations by collecting, preserving and presenting admissible evidence.
  8. Monitor, evaluate and accurately document behaviours, situations and events.
  9. Develop and implement ongoing effective strategies for personal and professional development.