Policing & Security Foundations

Program Duration: 1 year (2 Semesters)

Credentials: New Brunswick Graduate Certificate.

Academic Area: Administration

Campus: Fredericton, NB

Delivery: Full-Time


Intake information

Start dateCampus
January 2021 Fredericton, NB

Program Description:

The Policing & Security Foundations program is designed to emphasize the necessary competencies required, both academically and physically, to be successful in law enforcement and/or professional security fields in Canada.

Career Opportunities:

They are employed by municipal and federal governments and some provincial and regional governments. These skills are applicable to all Police officers (except commissioned) (NOC 4311).

Estimated Salary:

$48,339 - $104,000 per annum.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Senior secondary or high school (Grade 12) transcripts of graduation credentials, courses studied, and grades earned.
  2. Transcripts should have Grade 12 Math or Science or Commerce and English Credits.
  3. The language of instruction at Atlantic Business College is English. In addition to the academic admission requirements, all applicants for whom English is not their first language and/or are coming from countries where English is not an official language, must provide proof of language proficiency.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Atlantic Business College’s English language Proficiency requirements:

English language Proficiency:

1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Academic Level with scores at or above the following levels:

Program LevelMinimum TOEFL Scores

Diploma and Certificate

550 for paper-based test OR 80 (20L, 20W, 20S, 20R) for internet-based test

2. International English Language Testing (IELTS) Academic with scores at or above the following levels:

Program LevelMinimum IELTS Scores

Certificate and Diploma

Overall, 6.0 AND No band below 5.5

3. Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency (MELAB) with scores at or above:

Program LevelMinimum MELAB Score

Certificate and Diploma


Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test (CAEL) (the online or in-person test) with a score of:

Program LevelMinimum CAEL Score

Certificate and Diploma

Overall band score of 60

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Mature student status – Must be 28+ years of age. Detailed resume outlining experience and qualifications must be submitted.
  • Criminal Record Check: No criminal record for which a Pardon has not been granted.
  • Medical Clearance to participate in vigorous fitness program/testing.
  • Minimum 18 years of age; Provincial Licensing requirement 19 years old.


  • Ethics
  • Community Policing
  • Law Enforcement Report Writing
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Police Powers and Procedures
  • Fitness & Lifestyle Management
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Criminal Justice
  • Principles of Evidence (Forensics)
  • Law and Security Administration
  • Private Investigation
  • Search/Handcuff/Defensive Techniques
  • PEACE Interviewing Technique
  • Accident Investigation/Measurement/Sketch
  • Crisis Intervention for Security Professionals
  • Diversity & Indigenous Peoples in Canada
  • PARE-Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation – Gym/Core Values
  • Restricted Firearm Training
  • Non-Restricted Firearm Training
  • Rules of the Range/Live Firing
  • Harassment in the Workplace
  • Defensive Driving Vehicle Operational Theory
  • CPR and First Aid Training

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Courses and content may change to enhance program quality


Tuition: $13,395.00
Application Fee: $75.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 (approximately)
Uniforms: $1,250.00 plus tax
GYM Membership/PARE: $520.00 plus tax
Firearms Training: $340.00

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Samantha-Lee Quiriple: Policing & Security Foundations


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