BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

CAPS-150 - Public Safety: Special Topics - 3.00 Credits

CAPS-150 - Public Safety: Special Topics - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Learners will explore career pathways and training opportunities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners in the public safety sector. This course provides learners with an opportunity to explore career pathways and professional opportunities in the public safety sector. Emphasis is placed on guest speakers who provide an overview of their professionalization and allowing learners to research areas of interest in written and oral assignments. Through this process, learners will gain an understanding of the specific professional requirements for their area of interest and develop a network of contacts in the field.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Community and Public Safety Professional Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : CAPS-110 , CAPS-140 ,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master’s Degree or Equivalent
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

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

    • describe professional opportunities in the public safety sector;

    • explore student training opportunities specific to career area of interest;

    • explore professional opportunities of interest;

    • examine professional area of interest and determine professional requirements for field of interest; and

    • present career area in written and oral projects.

    Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    CAPS-150-01     08 Jan 2024 - 19 Apr 2024