Durham College

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Police Foundations

Durham College

Faculty:Faculty of Social & Community Services (SCS)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Police Science
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,288
International: $16,249
Careers:Commissioned Police OfficersPolice Officers

Description:

Modern policing requires officers to possess highly developed social and communication skills, practical law enforcement knowledge, technical skills, and the ability to connect with the communities they serve and protect. In this program you will build these skill sets while gaining vital community outreach experience through a unique program with the opportunity to work with disenfranchised, vulnerable and/or marginalized populations. Training also focuses on mental health strategies in policing related to community members and officers; students will earn their Mental Health First Aid certificate in their course of study. In addition, the program will enable students to make community and global connections that provide transferrable skills that many employers are seeking.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status, and Grade 12 English (ENG/EAE) (C, M or U) (minimum 65 per cent).
Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:

    Post-admission, an orientation session is required. Proof of current CBC may be required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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