Overview

To Serve and Protect

Are you willing to put your own life on the line to serve and protect? Get a head start on your career and learn what it really means to be a police officer with this comprehensive two-year course!

Confederation College’s Police Foundations program provides pre-employment training designed to give potential police candidates a broad education in the law, human relations, police powers, community policing, lifestyle management and investigations. Courses cover a wide range of topics including security services, Canadian justice systems, human diversity/Aboriginal people, career preparation, sociology, criminology, mental health and substance use issues and community policing. You’ll get the chance to put your skills to the test, and find out if you have what it takes!

Highlights

  • Pre-employment training is designed to give potential police candidates a broad education
  • Geared towards preparing students for the Ontario Constable Selection System, but graduates can pursue opportunities at all levels of policing
  • Learn from current and past law enforcement officers

The Program gave me an excellent working knowledge which greatly assisted me whil...

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Todd Pitman

Todd Pitman

Constable

The program gave me a solid stepping stone which introduced me to ever-changing s...

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Janice Peters

Janice Peters

Constable

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Police Foundations program will be prepared to apply for various policing positions across Canada at the municipal, provincial and federal levels. Note that completion of this course does not guarantee a position. Each police force has its own rigorous entrance standards including physical and other tests.

Other potential employment opportunities include Canadian Border Services, corrections, private security and policing, private investigations and other fields.

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