Police Careers Training in Canada
Many Canadian police departments hire and train candidates directly without any extra or special training or pre-requisite police fundamental programs.
First candidates should decide which police force they wish to work for: national, provincial or municipal.
Second candidates should meet with the official recruiting officers and obtain the exact steps necessary to qualify for the force and be hired.
According to the Canadian National Occupation Codes - Police Officers (Except Commissioned) are NOC 6261. The police occupation includes: bodyguard, Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) investigation officer, canine team member, coast guard officer, community relations officer, community services officer, constable, crime prevention constable, desk officer, detective, diving supervisor, dog master, drug investigator, evidence technician, harbour police officer, headquarters duty officer, highway patrol officer, identification officer, investigator, military police officer, morality officer, motorcycle patrol, mounted police constable, patrol officer, peace officer, plain clothes officer, police corporal, police diver, police salvage diver, police sergeant, Ports Canada police officer, railway police constable, railway police officer, RCMP officer, recruitment and training constable, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer, safety patrol officer, school liaison officer, school safety officer, scuba diver, secret service, security constable, security officer enforcement, military security officer, staff sergeant, station duty officer, station officer, traffic patrol officer and others.Police officers perform some or all of the following duties:
You must have a high school diploma and complete a three- to six-month training program. You may be required to complete a college diploma or university degree in law or security or in social sciences.
You must meet physical strength, agility, fitness, and vision requirements as well as some psychological or language, communications or academic tests.
To be a detective or sergeant, you need experience as a constable and to have completed specialized courses.
With additional training and experience, you may move up the ranks to become a commissioned police officer.
According to the Canadian National Occupation Codes the related police jobs are
Protection and Correction
Services classified as NOC C841.
This program covers policing, security/protection services, penal/correction services, and
assistance services. You'll study subjects such as the Canadian correctional system,
criminology, abnormal psychology, young offenders, group dynamics, and multiculturalism.
You'll also undertake
physical fitness/wellness training.
What You'll Need
Community college graduates usually worked as police officers, firefighters, paralegals and as social services workers.
Some of the Career College courses offer Law Enforcement Courses that provide
you with professional training in:
Additional Links to Police Careers Training in Canada
Link for those who are interested in working for one of the largest deployed police services in North America, the Ontario Provincial Police. The OPP commits to creating and sustaining a positive working environment in which all employees have equal opportunity to fulfill their potential within their profession.
How much does it cost to apply to Toronto
Do I have to pay to attend the Ontario Police College?
Link to York Regional Police Careers website -
Candidates should note
Follow us !
Check our other languages!
ESL in Canada Copyright 1997 - 2016