2 Years - 4 Semesters
Ontario College Diploma
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Start Dates: Sep 2024, Jan 2025
Program Code: 1225


Get noticed in the field of private and public safety. The Protection, Security and Investigation program gives you a wide range of skills needed to excel in the in-demand careers in policing, customs administration, corrections, public security and more.

Develop a deep knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems in Canada while learning key security, protection and investigation techniques. And tap into your communication skills to master conflict resolution and how to manage diverse groups fairly and compassionately.

The Protection, Security and Investigation program ranked #1 by students for the last nine consecutive years.

Use of our state-of-the-art simulation training lab - Learn through over 800 realistic, on-the-job scenarios that you can interact with using voice recognition and use of force tools.

Small class sizes give you one-on-one learning opportunities.

Graduate with two diplomas and a university degree from our partnering universities (LSSU and Algoma University) and save money doing it.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario Secondary School diploma with Grade 12 English (C) ENG4C, or mature student status.

Career Path

Graduates of the Protection, Security and Investigation program may find employment with Canadian Border Services, customs brokering operations, security investigations, industrial security, firefighting, emergency care, Military Police and various Police agencies.

Please note that many workplaces will require a driver`s licence for their job postings. Consider starting the process of acquiring your licence early on in your program, so that you may have a greater opportunity for employment upon graduation.

Dress code

Uniforms will be discussed on the first day of school, during orientation. The uniform consists of: Polo Shirt, Tactical Pants, Belt and Jacket.

Fees & Costs


These fees are for the 2024-2025 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.


Program Coordinator: Shannon Clement, (705) 759-2554 ext 2644, shannon.clement@saultcollege.ca

September and January intakes are available for this program. Please contact the Registrar`s Office for further information.

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