Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Protection, Security and Investigation

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Program Information

School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:School of Social & Community Services
Field of Study:Security and Loss Prevention Services
Description:The Humber Protection, Security and Investigation diploma offers the skills needed to get employers’ attention in the growing public safety and private security fields. Learn from industry experts in Humber’s 18,000-square-foot Centre for Justice Leadership at our Humber Lakeshore Campus in Toronto, which features the latest technology-based learning crime scene and criminal investigation along with justice leadership and conflict resolution learning opportunities.

Small classes enhance courses designed to meet current needs and integrate theory with practical learning experiences. Courses include Investigation and Interviewing, Border Security in Canada, Conflict Resolution, Surveillance Techniques and Crime Analysis. Learn how to use protection, security and investigation techniques and technologies to accurately monitor, assess and document behaviours, situations and events, and to collect, preserve and present admissible evidence. Mentor with some of the Greater Toronto Area’s (GTA’s) leading security providers. Mentorship opportunities subject to specific requirements, availability and eligibility criteria set by Humber College, the mentorship provider. Students may be subject to security clearance screening requirements including a criminal record and background check.
URL:Protection, Security and Investigation at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,817
International: $14,671
Careers:Security Guards

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U). If English is not your first language, refer to the English Language Proficiency Policy Three Grade 11 or Grade 12C, U or M courses in addition to those listed above

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Police Record Check: Students in programs or occupations involving direct contact with vulnerable persons are required to undergo a police record check. Refer to the Admission Information. The police record check may have to be renewed every three to six months thereafter. Faculty will support students upon arrival to the program to ensure they apply for the correct type of police documentation at the appropriate time.

    * 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.

    Modified on August 05, 2017

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