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

Humber’s Protection, Security and Investigation diploma program gives you the skills needed to attract employers’ attention in the growing public safety and private security fields. You will learn from industry experts using the latest technology-based methods in investigations, crime and intelligence analysis, security systems, and conflict resolution.

Small classes enhance courses designed to meet current needs and integrate theory with practical learning experiences. You will 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. You will also learn public relations skills, how to resolve conflicts and how to act justly when working with diverse populations.

URL:Protection, Security and Investigation at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,394
Careers:Security Guards

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 
To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

- Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)

- Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above


Mature student status


College or university transfer status

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
Additional Admission Requirements:

    The following may be required when applying to prospective employers in fields related to security and law enforcement:

  • Standards for minimum hearing and vision
  • Standards for mental and physical health, as well as good moral character and habits
  • Security screening, including but not limited to police checks and vulnerable sector screening checks
  • Emergency standards, such as Standard First Aid with CPR-C and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • * 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 June 15, 2022