Training & Courses

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


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.




Simunition Scenario Instructor and Safety Monitoring Course | June 17-18, 2024 | $900

Location: Milbourne Mall, Edmonton

This informative, two-day course is designed to provide students with substantial hands-on experience with Simunition® FX® training ammunition technology, weapons conversion kits, and the Simunition® line of protective equipment. 

Additionally, this course will provide in-depth, hands-on instruction in scenario-based training program development and training methodology. It will present practical experience to students on the best use of Simunition® training products in a highly-effective, realistic, extremely safe training program

Space is limited. Click here to apply.




Threat Pattern Recognition (TPR/PPCT) Instructor | Jun. 24-28, 2024 | $900

Location: NAIT, Edmonton

This 5-day instructor course is open to current, experienced law enforcement and security individuals who are already trained in TPR /PPCT basic course and looking to complete their instructor certification to be able to certify/recertify others in the basic course. We are also offering a 3-day recertification of the instructor course, simultaneously.

Developed by Human Factor Research Group, TPR/PPCT is a well-known and recognized course designed to teach officers basic use-of-force skills that can be applied in high stress situations. 

Everyone who completes this course will be registered with Alberta Justice as having completed the Canadian version of the instructor course. This will allow all successful attendees to teach the new, accredited, Canadian version of the TPR/PPCT basic course.

Space is limited. Click here to apply.

 



Threat Pattern Recognition (TPR/PPCT) Instructor Recertification | Jun. 24-26, 2024 | $800

Location: NAIT, Edmonton

This 3-day recertification is open to current, experienced law enforcement and security individuals who are already trained and current in TPR /PPCT instructor course and looking to recertify their instructor certification to be able to certify/recertify others in the basic course. Those with expired Instructor certifications must take the full course offered simultaneously.

Developed by Human Factor Research Group, TPR/PPCT is a well-known and recognized course designed to teach officers basic use-of-force skills that can be applied in high stress situations.

Everyone who completes this course will be registered with Alberta Justice as having completed the Canadian version of the instructor course. This will allow all successful attendees to teach the new, accredited, Canadian version of the TPR/PPCT basic course.

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.




Advanced RPAS Ground School – Drone Pilot Training Course | Aug 6-9, 2024 | $1500

Instructed by Volterra Drone Solutions, the Advanced RPAS Ground school offers an immersive In-person drone pilot training course that surpasses Transport Canada's minimum required hours. This course offers 40 hours of in-class and practical training spread through 4 10-hour days and focuses on your agencies specific needs. This course also includes an Advanced RPAS Flight Review and ROC-A certification. With this comprehensive course, your pilots will be operationally certified for Advanced Operations with drones.

More information can be found at: https://www.volterradrone.com/rpas-advanced-pilot-ground-school 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.




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.




Methods of Instruction | No. 22-26, 2024 | $1150

Location: PSES Training Academy, Edmonton

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.




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.




Community Peace Officer Induction Program (CPOIP) #07 | Mar 03 – May 23, 2025 | $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.




Community Peace Officer Induction Program (CPOIP) #08 | Aug 18 – Nov 07, 2025 | $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.



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