Training & Courses

All courses take place at our Training Centre in Lac La Biche, Alberta unless otherwise specified. 


Community Peace Officer Induction Program (CPOIP) | Mar. 4 – May 24, 2024 | $10,399 (includes accommodations)

This intensive 12-week program covers a wide variety of training including: legal studies, physical fitness, strategic communication, use of force training, shotgun training, RADAR/LiDAR training, and the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC). This program is accredited by Alberta Public Safety and Emergency Services. 

This program is open to both self-funded students, and students who are employed by a municipality. Training is conducted 10-hours per day, 4-days per week. The cost of the program includes accommodations, thanks to our partner Portage College. 

Space is limited. Click here to apply. 




PARE Testing | Mar. 4, 2024 | $85

The Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation assesses an individual's physical fitness and capabilities for work in the Law Enforcement field. It measures strength, endurance, agility, and overall fitness to determine if someone meets the necessary standards for the physically demanding job.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.



Boating Safety Enforcement Officer Training | Mar. 22, 2024 |FREE

Transport Canada’s one day enforcement officer training course. This course will cover the legislation for recreational boating found in the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, and its regulations. The primary objectives of this course are to familiarize officers with the reference manual Transport Canada has created for enforcement officers, and to go over in detail the enforcement officer’s authorities to conduct inspections and enforce the regulations.

No prior boating knowledge or experience is required. 

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Emergency Vehicle Operators Course | Apr. 1-5, 2024 | $850

Students will learn about vehicle capacity, principles of emergency response, and more. All students must attend in full uniform with operational equipment, and bring a patrol vehicle equipped with emergency equipment. This course will include one (1) day of lecture and four (4) days of track time. Night driving will be on Day 4 of the course.

This course is approved by Alberta Public Safety and Emergency Services.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Use of Force Investigator Course | Apr. 8-10, 2024 | $700
Location: Calgary, Alberta

To ensure officers and agencies are afforded with the most thorough, professional, objective, fact-finding investigations possible, an investigator must have a basic understanding of the fundamental issues relating to use of force principles. This course will cover critical principles include biomechanics, human movement, perception and attention issues, decision making and decision errors, and more.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Incident Command System 200 (ICS-200) | Apr. 12-13, 2024 | FREE

ICS-100 is required and available online at https://www.icscanada.ca/en/links.html. ICS-200 is an awareness level training course. It is intended for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory ICS position and focuses on the management of single resources.

The online ICS-200 course is not recognized by ICS Canada as it does not include the requisite group activities. If you intend to continue your ICS training to ICS-300 and higher, you must complete ICS-200 in-class.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Law Enforcement First Aid (LEFA) | May 4-5, 2024 | $375

The Law Enforcement First Aid program is designed to be delivered and taken by law enforcement officers. The course combines standard first aid content, medical first responder content, and tactical combat casualty care content. LEFA prepares officers to handle first aid situations they may encounter while on duty. 

This certification includes standard first aid and LEFA.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




RADAR/LiDAR Operators Course | May 6-8, 2024 | $350

Students will learn the basics of operating RADAR and LiDAR devices for speed measurement and enforcement. All students must attend in full uniform with operational equipment, bring a patrol vehicle equipped with RADAR, and a handheld RADAR and/or LiDAR. 

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Shotgun Operators Course | May 13-16, 2024 | $585

Students will learn how to safely handle and discharge a shotgun in a work setting. Students will learn about reporting requirements, legal considerations, and more. Students must be appointed Peace Officers to attend.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Shotgun Operators Recertification Course | May 15-16, 2024 | $400

Students will review how to safely handle and discharge a shotgun in a work setting. Students will learn about reporting requirements, legal considerations, and more. Students must be appointed Peace Officers and have completed operators courses within 12 months.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




PARE Testing | May 21, 2024 | $85

The Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation assesses an individual's physical fitness and capabilities for work in the Law Enforcement field. It measures strength, endurance, agility, and overall fitness to determine if someone meets the necessary standards for the physically demanding job.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




TPR Recertification with OC | Jun. 4-6, 2024 | $300

This 3-day recertification course is open to current Law Enforcement who are trained in TPR and Sabre OC Spray and looking to complete their annual recertification. Developed by Human Factor Research Group, TPR is a well-known and recognized course designed to teach officers basic use-of-force skills that can be applied in high stress situations.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Intermediate Incident Command System 300 (ICS-300) | Jun. 7-9, 2024 | FREE

ICS-200 in person class is required. Intermediate Incident Command System, ICS-300 defines the unique qualities of ICS as an event or incident management system in an expanding situation. The course units and lessons provide a review of ICS fundamentals, assessing incidents and setting objectives, Unified Command, Resource Management, the planning process, demobilization, transfer and termination of command of an incident.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Commercial Vehicle Weights and Dimensions | June 17-21, 2024 | $675

The Commercial Vehicle Weights and Dimensions course is an intensive five-day course. This course will provide Peace Officers with the knowledge and experience required to effectively enforce Commercial Vehicle Weights and Dimensions legislation. Participants will have the opportunity to go through all applicable legislation, work together on real-life exercises, and partake in a live compliance check for the practical portion, to prove competencies and put together all the information learned in class.

This course is accredited by Alberta Public Safety and Emergency Services.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




PARE Testing | June 17, 2024 | $85

The Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation assesses an individual's physical fitness and capabilities for work in the Law Enforcement field. It measures strength, endurance, agility, and overall fitness to determine if someone meets the necessary standards for the physically demanding job.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Cargo Securement Enforcement | July 8-11, 2024 | $600

This course will provide Peace Officers with the knowledge and experience required to effectively enforce cargo securement legislation for both passenger and commercial vehicles. Participants will have the opportunity to go through all applicable legislation, work together on real-life exercises, and partake in a live compliance check for the practical portion, to prove competencies and put together all the information learned in class.

This course is accredited by Alberta Public Safety and Emergency Services.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Community Peace Officer Induction Program (CPOIP) | Aug. 19 – Nov. 7, 2024 | $10,399 (includes accommodations)

This intensive 12-week program covers a wide variety of training including: legal studies, physical fitness, strategic communication, use of force training, shotgun training, RADAR/LiDAR training, and the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC). This program is accredited by Alberta Public Safety and Emergency Services. 

This program is open to both self-funded students, and students who are employed by a municipality. Training is conducted 10-hours per day, 4-days per week. The cost of the program includes accommodations, thanks to our partner Portage College. 

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




PARE Testing | August 19, 2024 | $85

The Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation assesses an individual's physical fitness and capabilities for work in the Law Enforcement field. It measures strength, endurance, agility, and overall fitness to determine if someone meets the necessary standards for the physically demanding job.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Methods of Instruction | Sep. 23-27, 2024 | $1150
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

This course is delivered by Chris Butler, a retired 34 year veteran in law enforcement. This course will teach the law enforcement instructor science based principles that pertain to providing high quality instruction. This course will promote changes in delivery and teaching techniques for agencies.

This course will be held at the Public Safety and Emergency Services Training Academy in Edmonton.

For more information about the MOI course visit www.raptorprotection.com

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) | Oct. 14-18, 2024 | $850

Students will learn about vehicle capacity, principles of emergency response, and more. All students must attend in full uniform with operational equipment and bring a patrol vehicle equipped with emergency equipment. This course will include 1 day of lecture and 4 days of track time. Night driving will be on day 4 of the course. This course is approved by Alberta Public Safety and Emergency Services.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.

 



RADAR/LiDAR Operators Course | Oct. 21-23, 2024 | $350

Students will learn the basics of operating RADAR and LiDAR for speed measurements. All students must attend in full uniform with operational equipment, bring a patrol vehicle equipped with RADAR, and a handheld RADAR/LiDAR.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.

 



Shotgun Operators Course | Oct. 28-31, 2024 | $585

Students will learn how to safely handle and discharge a shotgun in a work setting. Students will learn about reporting requirements, legal considerations, and more. Students must be an appointed Peace Officer to attend.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.

 



Shotgun Operators Recertification Course | Oct. 30-31, 2024 | $400

Students will review how to safely handle and discharge a shotgun in a work setting. Students will learn about reporting requirements, legal considerations, and more. Students must be an appointed Peace Officer and have completed an operators course within 12 months.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.

 



PARE Testing | Nov. 5, 2024 | $85

The Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation assesses an individual's physical fitness and capabilities for work in the Law Enforcement field. It measures strength, endurance, agility, and overall fitness to determine if someone meets the necessary standards for the physically demanding job.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.

 



Advanced Incident Command System 400 (ICS-400) | Nov. 13-15, 2024 | FREE

ICS-300 in person class is required. Advanced Incident Command System, ICS-400 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently in the advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). 

ICS-400 provides training for senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in a complex incident environment.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.

 



Dangerous Goods on Highway Inspector | Nov. 26-28, 2024 | FREE

This course is designed to prepare Peace/Police Officer to enforce Dangerous Goods transportation and Handling Acts and Regulations. By the end of the course you will understand the authority to conduct on-road enforcement, enforcement procedures, you will know how to identify DG violations, and understand how to safely respond to DG emergencies.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Use of Force for Investigators | Dec. 4-6, 2024 | $700
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

To ensure officers and agencies are afforded with the most thorough, professional, objective, fact-finding investigations possible, an investigator must have a basic understanding of the fundamental issues relating to use of force principles. This course will cover critical principles include biomechanics, human movement, perception and attention issues, decision making and decision errors, and more.

This course will be held at the Public Safety and Emergency Services Training Academy in Edmonton.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




PARE Testing | December 10, 2024 | $85

The Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation assesses an individual's physical fitness and capabilities for work in the Law Enforcement field. It measures strength, endurance, agility, and overall fitness to determine if someone meets the necessary standards for the physically demanding job.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.



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