diploma program

Police Foundations

A diploma in Police Foundations prepares you for a career with many opportunities including provincial/municipal police agencies, public and private law enforcement agencies, the Canadian military, corrections, and Border Services.

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Your Career Path

In our Police Foundations program, you will learn everything you need to begin your career in policing, including criminology, criminal and civil law, fitness and lifestyle management, and forensics. This diploma prepares you for a career in provincial/municipal police agencies, public and private law enforcement agencies, Canadian military, corrections, and Border Services.

In partnership with Confederation College, Oshki-Wenjack’s special blended delivery method allows you to stay in your home community for the majority of the program. You will take courses through on-line and independent study at home and attend classes in Thunder Bay twice per semester.*

* Note: Due to COVID-19 all courses are happening online.

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Curriculum

First Semester

CS 050 College Writing – 42 hours
PF 111 Canadian Justice System 42 hours
PF 112 Interpersonal & Strategic Communication 42 hours
PF 117 Human Diversity/Aboriginal People – 42 hours
PF 118 Fitness and Lifestyle Management – 42hours

Total hours: 210

Second Semester

PF 221 Provincial Statutes – 42 hours
PF 222 Criminal Code – 42 hours
PF 224 Communications II – 42 hours
PF 228 Fitness and Lifestyle Management – 42 hours
SY 125 Introduction to Sociology – 42 hours
LS 316 Health and Substance Abuse – 42 hours

Total Hours: 252 

Third Semester

PF 331 Criminology – 42 hours
PF 333 Police Powers I – 42 hours
PF 334 Evidence – 42 hours
PF 335 Youth in Conflict with the Law – 42 hours
PF 336 Principles of Ethical Reasoning – 42 hours
GE General Elective – 42 hours

Total Hours: 252 

Fourth Semester

PF 442 Federal Statutes – 42 hours
PF 443 Police Powers II – 42 hours
PF 444 Investigations – 42 hours
PF 445 Conflict Management – 42 hours
PF 446 Community Policing – 42 hours
PF 338 Fitness and Defensive Tactics I – 42 hours

Total Hours: 252 

Fifth Semester

LS 211 Career Preparation – 42 hours
LS 126 Introduction to Security – 42 hours
PF 225 Government of – 42 hours
GE General Elective – 42 hours
PF 448 Fitness and Defensive Tactics – 42 hours

Total Hours: 210

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April Head
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Toll Free: 1-866-636-7454
Phone: 807-626-1897
E-mail: ahead@oshki.ca

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Our Accredited Partners

Canadore CollegeSault CollegeConfederation CollegeLakehead UniversityBrock UniversityNipissing University

Main Campus

Address: 2nd Floor - 106 Centennial Square,
Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 1H3

Toll Free: 1 (866) 63-OSHKI (67454)

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Address: 14-656 City Road,
Fort William First Nation, Ontario, P7J 1K3

Phone: (807) 626-1880

Email: info@oshki.ca

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