Confederation College

Police Foundations

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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Faculty:Protective Services
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Corrections
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Description:Are you willing to serve and protect, challenge your skills and give back to your community? Get a head start on your career and learn what it really means to be a police officer with this comprehensive two-year program!

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/Indigenous 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!
URL:Police Foundations at Confederation College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,376

This cost estimate represents the full tuition for full-time students attending the main Thunder Bay campus. Please note that fees are estimated and are subject to change.

Careers:Commissioned Police OfficersPolice Officers

Admission Requirements

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 equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level; or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment; or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED); or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). If you do not meet these admission requirements, we encourage you to consider the College Access or General Arts and Science Certificate or General Arts and Science Diploma programs, or Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE); if you successfully complete one of these programs, you will be eligible to apply to programs in the Community Services and Protective Services areas.

* 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 18, 2022