BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

CAPS-250 - Applied Public Safety - 3.00 Credits

CAPS-250 - Applied Public Safety - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will examine various aspects of work involved with public safety employment opportunities in a municipal setting such as: ride alongs, shift work, applying administrative duties, importance of report writing, process of detainment, and the significance of communication. Learners will attend field trips to training facilities and explore opportunities for participating in summer cadet programs. Additionally, learners will participate in skill development opportunities in preparation for the application process for careers in public safety.
Part of the:
  • Community and Public Safety Department
  • Prerequisites : Completion of CAPS Year 1 or permission of instructor
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: 5 Years Related Field Experience
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Exams 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

    • obtain a current Criminal Record Check from the local RCMP detachment;

    • examine the roles and responsibilities involved in public safety;

    • apply leadership skills;

    • demonstrate team management and its concepts;

    • apply problem-solving and consensus-building skills;

    • apply oral and written communication skills:

    • explore skills related to entrance exam preparation;

    • understand the importance of professional ethics; and

    • assess future career goals and objectives.

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    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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