Law Enforcement Foundations

The Law Enforcement Foundations program prepares students for a career in justice and related systems.  The program emphasizes the humanistic and preventative side of law enforcement and security administration.  Students will study public and private policing, institutional security, security management, security systems, corrections, forensics, computer applications, and applied psychology.  In addition, students will study the Canadian legal system, trial procedures, and criminal deviant behaviour.

Please note that due to the nature of this career, employees are required to tolerate regular physical activity during the course of their work day. If you have any medical concerns, please contact your admissions officer to ensure you are aware of the requirements of the occupation and to determine if you are eligible for accommodations in this program.

Employment Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Law Enforcement Foundations program, graduates may be eligible for employment (depending on specific hiring practices) with various agencies, both public and private, in the Canadian justice system.  Graduates can use their newly acquired training and legal knowledge to seek employment with Municipal Enforcement agencies, College Campus Enforcement, Industrial Security sectors, Airport Security personnel, Armoured Guard companies, as well as other related career paths.

NOTE:  For positions into the Canadian Forces, Departments of Justice, RCMP, Ryerson Police, or other police departments, you must meet their requirements and pass their entrance exam and fitness test.

Admission and Administration Requirements
Academic Admission Requirements:
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or
  • Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met:
    • Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application;
    • Applicants have been out of school for at least one year;
    • Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests;
    • Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained.
Administration Requirements:
  • Completion of Keyin College’s official application form;
  • Application fee of $50 (non-refundable).  It must be noted that this is an additional cost for the processing of your application.
  • International applications are subject to a $250 application processing fee (non-refundable)
Additional Admission Requirements: 
  • Certificate of Conduct
Law Enforcement Foundations Courses View
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Airport Security
  • Canadian Courts
  • Canadian Firearms Safety (Restricted)
  • Canadian Firearms Safety (Unrestricted)
  • Communications LEF
  • Criminology
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Evidence
  • Forensic Science/Investigative Methods
  • Human Relations and Ethical Issues
  • Industrial & Retail Security
  • Introduction to Law
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Observation/Reporting/Police
  • Officer Safety
  • Physical Fitness & Wellness - Practical
  • Physical Fitness & Wellness - Theory
  • Police Procedures
  • Sociology and the Family
  • Standard First Aid
  • Statute Law
  • Suicide Intervention
  • Word Processing
  • Work Term

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