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 methods 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 private and public 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:
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.
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.
The Protection, Security & Investigation program has a close working relationship with many private and public security organizations in the security field.
Secure your place in the fields of private security and public safety with this program designed to give graduates expertise in protection, security and investigation, as well as knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems in Canada. Upon graduation, you will be ready pursue a variety of careers in sectors such as retail, banking, insurance, health, transportation and hospitality. You will also be prepared to explore careers in a public security sector such as border security; police; intelligence agencies; correctional services; municipal, provincial and federal government enforcement agencies; and national security. Specific private and public security career opportunities include:
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.
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PSI Professor Publishes Article in Blue Line Magazine
Thu, October 31, 2019
PSI Professor, Kerry Watkins, published an article in Blue Line Magazine on dealing effectively with suspect ultimatums during police questions.
FSCS Welcomes Students and Faculty From the Nanjing Forest Police College
Tue, October 01, 2019
In September, the Faculty of Social and Community Services welcomed its third group of students from the Nanjing Forest Police College in China.
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Faculty of Social & Community Services Events
Fall 2019 Open House
Sat, November 16, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
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Faculty of Social & Community Services News
Powerful Pedagogy in Practice
Thu, October 24, 2019
Faculty and staff gathered on October 22nd for a fall conference organized by the FSCS Teaching and Learning Work Group (TLWG).
Wed, October 16, 2019
The FSCS will be offering three faculty-led programs abroad in May 2020. Students can accrue placement hours through participation.
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