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Advanced Police Studies-Certificate
Advanced Police Studies-Certificate

Advanced Police Studies-Certificate

  • ID:FC10010
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • TuitionFee/Week:$384.93
  • LivingFee/Week:$31.25
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$104.49
  • TuitionFee/Week:$384.93
  • LivingFee/Week:$31.25
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$104.49
Estimated Total/program:
$15,620.10
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • ONE OF:

    • 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*

  • AND

    • Proof of having the Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP) fitness standard

  • AND

    • Pass an aptitude test

    • Pass a pre-screening that determines eligibility for field placement**

  • Note:

    • *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.

English requirements

  • 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

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, 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

Course Information

Policing is an honourable and challenging profession. It requires a dynamic and diverse set of technical, personal and investigative skills. If "Deeds Not Words" is a mantra you can get behind, the Fanshawe Advanced Police Studies program will prepare you for an honourable career in policing.

But first, you need a recruitment advantage to succeed in the competitive and modern policing world. Skills that put you in the upper percentile of qualified policing candidates. Enhance your recruitment potential by building oral, written, and investigative skills, learning holistic approaches to resolving conflict. Experience the ins and outs of social services referral, court prosecution and alternative dispute resolution, and refine your ability to analyze and make appropriate decisions in complex situations. The modern police force needs modern candidates, armed with a diverse knowledge base and socially conscious.

As well, your new skills will be tested by two in-the-field Practicums whose learning environments will reflect the standards of the real Police Service. Upon completion, you’ll have gained first-hand experience of the role of a police officer, under authentic conditions.

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Level 1

  • Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • PFLP-6001, Advanced Fitness & Lifestyle Management, 2, ,

  • COMM-6022, Communications 1, 1, ,

  • PFLP-6002, Community Policing, 2, ,

  • PFLP-6003, Provincial Statutes, 1, ,

  • PFLP-6004, Conflict Resolution, 1, ,

  • PFLP-6005, Advanced Criminal Investigation, 2, ,

  • PFLP-6006, Court Preparation, 1, ,

  • FLDP-6011, Advanced Police Studies Practicum 1, 4, ,

Level 2

  • Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • PFLP-6007, Advanced Fitness & Officer Safety, 3, ,

  • COMM-6023, Communications 2, 2, ,

  • PFLP-6008, Community Policing Project, 1, ,

  • PFLP-6009, Crime Scene Investigation, 2, ,

  • PFLP-6010, Police Vehicle Safety & Driving Skills, 1, ,

  • PFLP-6011, Ethics & Leadership, 2, ,

  • PFLP-6012, Police Applicant Process & Preparation, 1, ,

  • FLDP-6012, Advanced Police Studies Practicum 2, 4, ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 835.98 CAD

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