Policing & Security Foundations

Program Duration: 1 year (2 Semesters)

Credentials: New Brunswick Graduate Certificate.

Academic Area: Administration

Campus: Fredericton, NB

Delivery: Full-Time


Intake information

Start dateCampus
January 2021 Fredericton, NB

Program Description:

The Policing & Security Foundations program is designed to emphasize the necessary competencies required, both academically and physically, to be successful in law enforcement and/or professional security fields in Canada.

Career Opportunities:

They are employed by municipal and federal governments and some provincial and regional governments. These skills are applicable to all Police officers (except commissioned) (NOC 4311).

Estimated Salary:

$48,339 - $104,000 per annum.

Admission Requirements:

Students must meet one (1) of the following admission requirements:

  • High school graduation or
  • GED or equivalent or
  • Mature student status – Must be 28+ years of age. Detailed resume outlining experience and qualifications must be submitted.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check: No criminal record for which a Pardon has not been granted.
  • Medical Clearance to participate in vigorous fitness program/testing.
  • Minimum 18 years of age; Provincial Licensing requirement 19 years old.


  • Ethics
  • Community Policing
  • Law Enforcement Report Writing
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Police Powers and Procedures
  • Fitness & Lifestyle Management
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Criminal Justice
  • Principles of Evidence (Forensics)
  • Law and Security Administration
  • Private Investigation
  • Search/Handcuff/Defensive Techniques
  • PEACE Interviewing Technique
  • Accident Investigation/Measurement/Sketch
  • Crisis Intervention for Security Professionals
  • Diversity & Indigenous Peoples in Canada
  • PARE-Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation – Gym/Core Values
  • Restricted Firearm Training
  • Non-Restricted Firearm Training
  • Rules of the Range/Live Firing
  • Harassment in the Workplace
  • Defensive Driving Vehicle Operational Theory
  • CPR and First Aid Training

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Tuition: $10,595.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 (approximately)
Uniforms: $1,250.00 plus tax
GYM Membership/PARE: $520.00 plus tax
Firearms Training: $340.00
Student Protection Fee: $105.95 (1% of tuition)

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Samantha-Lee Quiriple: Policing & Security Foundations


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