Advanced Investigations and Enforcement, Postgraduate Certificate | Seneca College | Toronto, Canada
8 months
15133 CAD/year
3725 CAD/year
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In the Advanced Investigations and Enforcement program at Seneca College you will receive a combination of academic knowledge and hands-on training to pursue a dynamic career in public and private policing and investigations.

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With a focus on the development of advanced skills, you will be prepared for the challenges and rewards that come with investigations and law enforcement.

The Advanced Investigations and Enforcement  program of Seneca College  uses hybrid and online strategies across our curriculum to deliver innovative and flexible learning focused on student needs, while also concentrating on the applied and professional skills needed for law enforcement and investigations (both public and private).

After successful completion of the first semester, you can apply for a training completion number. It will make you eligible to be tested, at your own expense, for the provincially regulated licence to be a private investigator. Additionally, by completing the Firearms Safety course, you will be eligible to apply for a Canadian Firearms License.

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Private and public policing
  • Private investigations
  • Corporate and private security
  • Law enforcement 
  • Public safety organizations 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership, Collaboration and Communication Skills
  • Private Investigation
  • Corporate and Cyber-Crime Investigations
  • Risk Management
  • Counter Terrorism a Canadian Perspective
  • Social Media and Investigations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario university or college degree or equivalent in a field related to criminology, psychology, sociology, justice studies, public administration or an Ontario college diploma in police foundations, law and security administration, community justice services or a related area of study.Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary and/or three to five years of related work experience may be considered for admission. A relevant resumé and references must be provided. 
  • English proficiency for graduate certificates. Canadian citizens or permanent residents educated outside of Canada must provide a World Education Services (WES) or ICAS Canada credential evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15133 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15133 CAD per year during 8 months.
  • National

    3725 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3725 CAD per year during 8 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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