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BASIC DEFENSE TACTICS
PBS 118N
Front line emergency service personnel are faced with ever-changing challenges of volatile situations. The reality is that in these professions, physical confrontation is inevitable. Based on the use of force model, and designed to introduce basic, proven self-defense techniques, participants will be exposed to a variety of tools to assist them in their careers. Emphasis will be placed on understanding your environment and interpreting the correct responses. This will cover different ranges of attacks, upper and lower body strikes, as well, as hold escapes for in close encounters. $70.06 (tuition $62.00, HST $8.06)
FALL
CHATHAM 570 4534 Oct 15, Sat, 9:00A-5:00P
FIT TO BE A CORRECTIONS OFFICER (FITCO) PREPARATION COURSE
PBS 114N
The FITCO Preparation Course is designed to prepare applicants of the Correctional Officer Staff Application Recruitment and Training (CO S.T.A.R.T.) Program for the physical training necessary to satisfactorily complete the FITCO Test. FITCO is the physical skills and abilities test for the (CO S.T.A.R. T.) Program. The test is a controlled simulation of the occupational requirements for Corrections Officers in Ontario. The FITCO Preparation Class will mentally and physically prepare applicants and provide hands-on experience for FITCO's three physical screening tests: 1) a cell search, 2) the Emergency Response Circuit and 3) the Aerobic Shuttle Run. $120.00
NOTE: Chatham and Windsor dates/times to be announced.
FIT TO BE A CORRECTIONS OFFICER (FITCO) - FITNESS TEST FOR ONTARIO CORRECTIONS APPLICANTS
PBS 116N
FITCO is the physical skills and abilities test for the Correctional Officer Staff Application, Recruitment and Training Program. The test is a controlled simulation of the occupational requirements for corrections officers in Ontario. Prior to completing, applicants must undergo a medical screening process which includes pre-exercise clearance and informed consent. Physical screening assesses skills in three areas: 1) a cell search, 2) the Emergency Response Circuit and 3) the Aerobic Shuttle Run. $70.00
FALL
WINDSOR 550 4509 Oct 1, Sat, 8:00A
WINDSOR 551 5739 Oct 21, Fri, 6:00P
WINDSOR 552 5823 Nov 18, Fri, 6:00P
WINTER
WINDSOR 550 2365 Jan 6, Fri, 6:00P
WINDSOR 551 2366 Feb 17, Fri, 6:00P
WINDSOR 552 2367 Mar 10, Fri, 6:00P
WINDSOR 553 2368 Apr 7, Fri, 6:00P
CHATHAM 570 2369 Jan 14, Sat, 9:00A
CHATHAM 571 2370 Mar 4, Sat, 9:00A
FIT TO BE A CORRECTIONS OFFICER (FITCO) – PRACTICE SESSION FOR ONTARIO CORRECTIONS APPLICANTS
PBS 117N
The Fit to be a Corrections Officer (FITCO) Practice session is designed to introduce applicants of the Correctional Officer Staff Application, Recruitment and Training (CO ST.A.R.T.) program to the FITCO test. FITCO is the physical skills and abilities test for the (CO ST.A.R.T.) program. The test is a controlled simulation of the occupational requirements for corrections officers in Ontario. The FITCO Practice session will physically introduce applicants and provide hands-on experience and instruction for FITCO[s three physical screening tests: 1) a cell search, 2) the Emergency Response Circuit, and 3) the Aerobic Shuttle Run. $25.00
NOTE: Chatham and Windsor dates/times to be announced.
PARE WORKSHOP
PBS 119N
The Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) Workshop is designed to introduce Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) or Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer applicants to the PARE test. PARE is an occupational test designed to assess an individual's ability to perform the duties of an RCMP or CBSA officer. Successful completion of the PARE is a requirement for all RCMP and CBSA applicants. The PARE workshop will introduce participants and provide hands-on experience and instruction for PARE's three occupational screening tests: 1) The PARE Obstacle Course, 2) The Push/Pull Activity, and 3) The Weight Carry. PARE administrators will provide feedback based on participant performance to prepare the participant for official PARE testing. Participants must pre-register with full payment prior to attending the workshop. Location: Windsor Campus Gym. $25.00
FALL
WINDSOR 550 4402 Sep 7, Wed, 6:00P
WINDSOR 551 5173 Dec 7, Wed, 6:00P
WINTER
WINDSOR 550 Mar 1, Wed, 7:00P
THE PHYSICAL ABILITIES REQUIREMENT EVALUATION (PARE) TEST
PBS 120N
The Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) is an occupational test designed to assess an individual’s ability to perform the duties of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) or Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer. Successful completion of the PARE is a requirement for all RCMP and CBSA applicants. The PARE is divided into three section: 1) The PARE Obstacle Course, 2) The Push/Pull Activity, and 3) The Weight Carry. Applicant standards for the PARE include completion of the PARE obstacle course and push/pull activity in 4 minutes and 45 seconds or less, with a 70 lbs. push/pull activity, and a successful weight carry of an 80 lbs. bag.

Prior to performing the test, applicants must receive medical clearance from their physician. On testing day, participants must present the original PARE medical clearance document, signed by the physician, as well as a photocopy of the medical clearance document. Participants may not complete the test without presenting these documents to the PARE administrator. Participants must pre-register with full payment prior to attending the test. Admission will be granted based on availability. Location: Windsor Campus Gym $65.00

CBSA applicants, present this form to your physician: CBSA_PARE_Medical_Clearance.pdf

FALL
WINDSOR 550 4517 Oct 5, Wed, 6:00P
WINDSOR 551 5389 Nov 2, Wed, 6:00P
WINTER
WINDSOR 550 Jan 11, Wed, 7:00P
WINDSOR 551 Feb 8, Wed, 7:00P
WINDSOR 552 Apr 5, Wed, 7:00P
PHYSICAL READINESS EVALUATION FOR POLICE PRACTICE SESSION
PBS 124N
The Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP) Practice Session is designed to introduce Police Constable Applicants to the PREP test. PREP is a Bona Fide Occupational Requirement designed to assess an individual's ability to perform the duties of a police officer in Ontario. Successful completion of the PREP is a requirement for the Constable Selection System for the Ontario Provincial Police and many municipal police departments throughout Ontario. The PREP Practice Session will introduce applicants and provide hands-on experience and instruction for PREP's two occupational screening tests: 1) The PREP Pursuit Restraint Circuit, 2) The Leger 20 Meter Aerobic Shuttle Run. Note: Please check website for any date changes. $35.00
FALL
CHATHAM 571 5824 Nov 26, Sat, 9:00A
WINTER
CHATHAM 570 2371 Jan 21, Sat, 9:00A
CHATHAM 571 2372, Apr 15, Sat, 9:00A
PRIVATE INVESTIGATION TRAINING
PBS 107N
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services has passed legislation as of April 15, 2010, that requires all Private Investigators in Ontario to successfully complete standardized Basic Training and Testing to be eligible to obtain a Private Investigator’s License. This 52 hour course will introduce the learner to the Private Investigator Industry with emphasis on Ontario Legislation, Private Security & Investigative Services Act, Provincial and Federal Statutes, Criminal and Civil Law, Investigative Techniques, Principles of Ethical Reasoning/Decision-making, Key Principles of Communication and Interaction and Self-Management Skills. A Police Clearance is required upon acceptance and should be submitted to the instructor no later than the second week of classes. $442.00
FALL
WINDSOR 050 4505 Oct 3-Nov 16, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
CHATHAM 550 5045 Sep 27-Nov 8, Tue, Thu, 6:00-10:00P
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1695 Jan 30-Mar 15, Mon, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
SAFE MANAGEMENT
PBS 113N
This course will provide techniques in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention. Approved by the Ministry of Community and Social Services, the unique Safe Management Group (SMG) certification is a result of extensive collaboration between psychologists, behaviour therapists and internationally recognized physical intervention specialists. The humanistic approach to crisis intervention training promotes both individual and community safety. Emphasis will be on the need to respect your client's or patient's wellbeing, while ensuring that you and others are not placed in unsafe situations. To obtain certification, the learner must successfully complete both the theory and practical components. This course is ideal for staff working with special needs individuals, educational environments, long term care facilities, mental health, medical personnel, security personnel and emergency response teams. $176.28 ($136.00, materials $20.00, HST $20.28)
FALL
CHATHAM 550 4660 Oct 18-Oct 27, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
SECURITY GUARD TRAINING
PBS 105N
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services has passed legislation as of April 15, 2010, that requires all Security Guards in Ontario to successfully complete Basic Training and Testing to be eligible to obtain a Security Guard License. This 48 hour course will introduce the learner to the Security Industry with emphasis on Ontario Legislation, Private Security & Investigative Services Act, powers of arrest and use of force training; it will also include first aid, CPR, health and safety, report writing and effective communications skills. A Police Clearance is required upon acceptance and should be submitted to the instructor no later than the second week of classes. $384.00
FALL
WINDSOR 050 4504 Oct 4-Nov 10, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
CHATHAM 550 5048 Oct 3-Nov 14, Mon, Wed, 6:00-10:00P
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 2092 Jan 31-Mar 9, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
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South Campus 2000 Talbot Rd. W. Windsor

Chatham

Chatham Campus 1001 Grand Ave. W. Chatham

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South Essex Community Council 215 Talbot St. E. Leamington

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