Humber’s Protection, Security and Investigation diploma program gives you the skills needed to attract employers’ attention in the growing public safety and private security fields.
You will learn from industry experts using the latest technology-based learning in investigations, crime and intelligence analysis, security systems, and conflict resolution.
Small classes enhance courses designed to meet current needs and integrate theory with practical learning experiences. You will learn how to use protection, security and investigation techniques and technologies to accurately monitor, assess and document behaviours, situations and events; and to collect, preserve and present admissible evidence. You will also learn public relations skills, how to resolve conflicts and how to act justly when working with diverse populations.
This program is designed to meet both public and private sector demand for graduates who have expertise in protection, security and investigation, as well as a strong knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems in Canada.
Note: Optional information sessions may be held throughout the year for applicants who wish to learn more about this program.Courses Program Standards
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
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Secure your place in the fields of private security and public safety.
Our program can lead to challenging and rewarding careers in the growing private security sector including the retail, banking, insurance, health, transportation and hospitality sectors. Our diploma can also lead to fulfilling and productive careers in the public safety sector including employment with border security organizations such as Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA); police and intelligence agencies; correctional services; municipal, provincial and federal government agencies; the Canadian Forces; and municipal bylaw enforcement agencies.
Prepare yourself for an exciting and gratifying career as a private investigator, fraud investigator, insurance investigator, loss-prevention specialist, security manager, risk analyst, security screener, border services officer, crime analyst, intelligence analyst, bylaw officer, police officer, special constable and many more.
The Ministerial Private Investigator Licensing (Exam) Prep Course is incorporated into the curriculum of the Protection, Security, and Investigation Program. PSI students are also offered the Ministerial Security Guard Licensing (Exam) Prep course at a reduced fee. These courses prepare students to write the Ministry Exams which are mandatory for private investigators and security guards in Ontario.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Effective September 2017, the content of our Private Investigator Licensing (Exam) Prep Course will be incorporated into the curriculum of the Protection, Security and Investigation program at Humber. This course is also available to alumni and students who entered the program prior to fall 2017. However, fees will apply.
Students and alumni from our Protection, Security and Investigation program are eligible to take the Security Guard Licensing (Exam) Prep course offered at Humber as well.
These prep courses are available through our Continuing Education department and prepare students to write the Ministry exams which are mandatory for private investigators and security guards in Ontario.
The Protection, Security & Investigation program has a close working relationship with many private and public security organizations in the security field.
Fourth-semester PSI students who meet academic-related selection criteria are eligible to participate in the PSI Job Shadow Program. Students in this program shadow security professionals in the field, gaining valuable insights into the day-to-day operations of private and public security organizations, and making critical professional networking connections.
Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.
On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.