Corporate Safety and Security (CSSP)
Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne
Prepare for safety and security roles in a variety of industries such as mining, education, casino, energy, retail, medical, residential, and entertainment. As a graduate, you'll have the ability to immediately begin working in the field.
You will learn to communicate effectively with all types of people in both peaceful and conflict situations, as well as how to conduct effective patrols, manage movement of people and vehicles, utilize electronic security equipment, and manage access control. You will also learn to become an experienced note taker and to conduct investigations, collect evidence when appropriate, make arrests when necessary, write informative reports regarding your actions, and provide evidence as expected.
You will be exposed to supervisory expectations, budgeting, health and safety, unions, and media interaction. Managing risk and responding in emergencies will round out your educational experience.
During your studies, you may obtain the following additional certifications:
- Emergency First Aid and CPR level A certificates
- Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certificate
- Suicide Intervention Certificate
- Mental Health First Aid
For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:
- Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)
- Computer competency in relevant software
A criminal record check may be required for field trips and placement opportunities. A criminal record can be a serious impediment to employment in this field.
Semester 1 - Fall 2016
Semester 2 - Winter 2017
Program of Study
|ENG 1002||College Communication||3|
|SEC 1001||Note Taking and Report Writing||3|
|SEC 1004||Private Investigating and Specialized Services||3|
|SEC 1200||Security Communities||3|
|SEC 2322||Security Guard Private Inv. Duties||3|
|SEC 2410||Security Guard: Powers of Arrest||3|
|The following General Education course:||3|
|Media and Current Events||3|
|LAW 1105||Ethics Diversity Issues||3|
|PSY 1106||Interpersonal Tactical Response||3|
|SEC 1205||Investigations and Evidence||3|
|SEC 1215||Personal Safety Techniques||3|
|SEC 2400||Conflict Management||3|
|SEC 2421||Security Management||3|
|Select one of the following General Education courses:||3|
|Intro to Indigenous Studies||3|
|Negotiation Labour Relations||3|
Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)
The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $3,655.48. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.
Tuition Fee (International Students)
The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $13,614.00 for two semesters of study. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.
Books & Supplies
The estimated cost of books and supplies for 2015-2016 is approximately $1,000. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.
Graduates may find employment with:
- Security guard and private investigation firms
- Various provincial ministries
Furthering Your Studies
Students successfully completing the Corporate Safety and Security program may enter directly into the second year of the Protection, Security, and Investigation program.
Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.