Police Foundations

Program Title – Police Foundations

Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.
NORT – A227 (PC) Timmins Campus – Open
NORT – A161 (KL) Kirkland Lake Campus – Open
NORT – A217 (JB) Moosonee Campus – Open

Program Specific Information and Forms
A valid First Aid/CPR certificate is a requirement for the start date of Fall semester.

Below are requirements or forms that have to be completed before the start of the semester or the date specified.

Important Information, Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Person Sector Check

Program Description
Registered students should contact the Program Coordinator to determine and confirm their course selections, and will be provided with access information for the classes as the beginning of each semester.

The Police Foundations program offers excellent pre-employment academic instruction for those individuals interested in a career in public law enforcement or security. Northern College has drafted an agreement with the University of Fredericton/Husson University to offer Northern College Police Foundations graduates the ability to enroll in a one year, online program which will grant Police Foundations graduates a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice. For more information, please visit University of Fredericton/Husson University.

Career Opportunities
This program is designed to assist students in preparing for the Constable Selection Process and the Police Qualifying Examination. If students successfully complete the Security Guard Training course as their 1st semester elective option, they will be eligible to write the Provincial Private Security Guard License Certification exam after their first year of the Police Foundations program.

The Police Foundations Program works closely with the Timmins Police Service and South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police. This provides student access to hands on police training and education. In addition to participating in O.P.P. training scenarios, the Police Foundation Program offers on site scenario training which involves the use of college cruisers. This gives students a real life look into the policing world. Students receive a hands-on approach in relation to education and training. Instructors and guest speakers include retired and serving members of the Policing Community ensuring a police focused education.

Contact Information
Mack Pettigrew
pettigrewm@northern.on.ca