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2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

About the Program

In this eight-month graduate certificate program, you will receive a combination of academic knowledge and hands-on training to pursue a dynamic career in public and private policing and investigations. With a focus on the development of advanced skills, you will be prepared for the challenges and rewards that come with investigations and law enforcement. After successful completion of the first semester, you can apply for a training completion number. It will make you eligible to be tested, at your own expense, for the provincially regulated licence to be a private investigator. Additionally, by completing the Firearms Safety course, you will be eligible to apply for a Canadian Firearms License.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options within:

  • Private and public policing

  • Private investigations

  • Corporate and private security

  • Law enforcement¬†

  • Public safety organizations¬†

Related Careers


  • Canadian Police Association (CPA)

  • Firearms Safety Education Service of Ontario (FSESO)

  • International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)

  • International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA)