Police Foundations Ontario College Diploma
A Degree in a related discipline (as determined by the College) upon completion of bridging program offered at Fanshawe College
An equivalent qualification from another institution as judged by the College
Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College*
Proof of having the Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP) fitness standard
Pass an aptitude test
Pass a pre-screening that determines eligibility for field placement**
*Applicants may be required to submit a resume and cover letter that includes details of work experience.
**Applicants are advised that an individuals driving history, illicit drug use, criminal convictions, criminal associations and other personal behaviours may result in an applicant being ineligible for placement and therefore will not be eligible to graduate from the Advanced Police Studies program.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:
A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 59, with test results within the last two years
A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 176 with no language skill less than 169, with test results within the last two years
An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9 or 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10
Through the use of specialized courses and field practicum experiences with a police services agency, the Advanced Police Studies program will prepare students for a career as a Police Officer or Special Constable.
Insurance/year: 835.98 CAD