Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)

Aboriginal Leadership in the Justice System Program

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Program Information

School:Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Faculty:Social and Behavioural Sciences and Law
Field of Study:Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Description:The Aboriginal Leadership in the Justice System (ALJS) Certificate and Diploma were developed for students who are interested in a career within law enforcement, justice and Public Safety and Corrections Canada. ALJS program is a 2 year 60 credit program that emphasizes the importance of understanding the context of justice for Aboriginal Peoples in Canada and drawing of the strengths and resources within community based initiatives.

These NVIT courses are university transfer credit courses, which may parallel for an individual’s training in a related field. This program will assist individuals who are highly motivated, self-disciplined and hold an interest in the Justice system. The program is also directed towards individuals who are in a full or part-time supervisory position and are working in the public health safety or justice fields.
URL:Aboriginal Leadership in the Justice System Program at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Commissioned Police Officers

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Grade 12 graduation with a C+ minimum in the following: English 12/English First Peoples (ENGL 060), Principals of Math 11 (or MATH 059). An overall minimum GPA of 2.33 is required Criminal Record Check.

* 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 July 13, 2016