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 Certificate
Safe Talk Certificate
Non Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Certificate
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Certificate
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Certificate
Accessible Customer Service for Emergency Responders Certificate
Incident Management System 100 Certificate
Ontario Security Guard License
Ontario Private Investigators License
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) or (U)
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.
This program will be delivered in the following terms:
Fall Term Start
- SEMESTER 1 Fall 2021
- SEMESTER 2 Winter 2022
For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.
Program of Study for 2021-22 Academic Year
|ENG 1002||College Communications||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|
|One General Education course. 1||3|
|LAW 1105||Ethics & Diversity Issues||3|
|PSY 1106||Interpersonal & Tactical Response||3|
|SEC 1002||Personal Safety Techniques||3|
|SEC 1205||Investigations and Evidence||3|
|SEC 2400||Conflict Management||3|
|SEC 2421||Security Management||3|
|One General Education course. 1||3|
For more information regarding General Education courses, click here.
Tuition and Ancillary Fees
Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.
Books & Supplies
The estimated cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,000. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.
Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in:
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.
College/University Degree Opportunities
Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.
Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.
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.