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CCPSE Course Descriptions

BTOC - Basic Tactical Orientation Course

Prerequisite: Students must be certified medically fit before undertaking the course.

This course is designed for officers who have recently been assigned or who will be assigned to tactical or perimeter control teams. The objective of this course is to produce an officer who understands team organization and structure, and who comprehends and can apply basic tactics and techniques including search and room clearing methodologies, warrant service preparation and delivery, covert movement, dealing with barricaded suspect situations, precautions and use of chemical agents and less lethal options. The course focuses on practical training exercises.

Course Load: Min 12 Max 18, Course Length: 120 Hours/15 Days, Course Dates: 7-25 August 2017


TNC3 - Tactical Negotiations - Level 3 Negotiator

This course is designed for officers who want to become certified negotiators. The objective of the course is to produce a qualified lead negotiator for a Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT). The course covers the characteristics and challenges of being a negotiator; the evolution of critical incident response and negotiation; the roles and responsibilities CIRT and Critical Incident Response Team (CINT) components; the vital role of the mental health professional; tactical negotiation foundations including the D.I.S.C. Model of Human Behaviour™, and introduction to Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Behavioural Symptoms Analysis; effective communication techniques including active listening, non-verbal and paraverbal communication, building rapport, and communicating in situations where mental health may be a factor; negotiation planning and techniques including legal and policy implications, definition and concepts, profiling, a negotiation planning methodology, negotiation techniques and tactics, suicide intervention, and after-action report process; and critical incident stress debriefing. Students apply their new knowledge in multiple practice and evaluated exercises.

Course Load: Min 9 Max 15, Course Length: 80 Hours/10 Days, Course Dates: 11-22 September 2017


IDEC - Interview, Debriefing, and Elicitation Course

This course is designed for intelligence, security, and police personnel who need to acquire information from other people. The objective of this course is to produce a graduate who can effectively acquire required information through interview, debriefing, and elicitation (IDE) and who is capable of assessing the veracity of that information as it is acquired. The course covers the D.I.S.C. Model of Human Behaviour™, which provides an understanding of why people do the things they do when interacting with others, neuro-linguistic programming, behavioural symptoms analysis including how to read the message, gestures, and eye accessing cues, IDE mechanics and methodology, mastering rapport, active listening, power of the question, and elicitation and counter-elicitation. The course includes practical exercises where students apply what they have learned and are debriefed on their performance.

Course Load: Min 8 Max 20, Course Length: 40 Hours/5 Days, Course Dates: 16-20 October 2017


TERC - Terrorism 101 Course

This course is designed for Canadian frontline police officers and other first responders. The objective of the course is to produce an officer who has a basic understanding of terrorism and what to look for during routine stops or casual conversation during community contact programs. The course covers the origins and evolution of modern terrorism, terrorist motivation and strategies, the tactics, targets, and weaponry of terrorists who pose a threat to Canada, and indications and warning signs.

Course Load: Min 12 Max 24, Course Length: 16 Hours/ 2 Days, Course Dates: 7-8 November 2017


BSLE - Behavioural Studies for Law Enforcement Program - Level I and Level II

This program is designed for law enforcement officers. The program comprises two 3-day modules. The objective of the Level I training module is to enable participants to discover, experience, and apply the four temperament Model of Human Behaviour (also known as the D.I.S.C. Model of Human Behaviour™) in order to enhance and positively impact their success both personally and professionally. The objective of the Level II - Advanced Behavioural Studies module is to enable the participants to apply the D.I.S.C. Model to team building, leadership, conflict resolution, role assessment, and more dynamic applications. This program is offered in association with Personality Insights Inc (USA) and JJ Communications Inc (Cda).

Course Load: Min 12 Max 24, Course Length: 48 Hours/6 Days, Course Dates: TBA


CTDC - Counter-Terrorist Driving Course

Prerequisite: Students must be certified medically fit before undertaking the course.

The course is designed for personnel who may be living and working in a hostile environment. The objective of this course is to produce a graduate who is capable of recognizing potential threats, selecting lower risk routes, and executing vehicular escape and evasion driving techniques effectively. The course covers an introduction to terrorist threats and modus operandi; recognition of potential ambush sites, trip planning to avoid obvious ambush sites; identification and selection of lower risk routes; maintaining situational awareness when driving; vehicle checks and travel preparations; orientation to vehicle dynamics; escape and evasion driving techniques in daylight and at night including - parking techniques and skid control manoeuvres, understanding over and under steering the vehicle, avoiding obstacles, bootleg turns and J-turns, and tactical ramming; counter-roadblock and illegal checkpoint drills; and high speed driving. The course is a mixture of theory and practice with the majority of the time spent behind the wheel.

Course Load: Min 9 Max 12, Course Duration: 40 Hours/5 Days, Course Dates: TBA


DEHRWS - Dynamic Entry High-Risk Warrant Service Course

Prerequisite: Students must be certified medically fit before undertaking the course.

This course is designed for members of tactical/gang/drug or any other law enforcement speciality unit. The objective of this course is to produce an officer who understands and can apply effective warrant planning, intelligence gathering techniques, the essential need for reconnaissance and methods of conduct, diversionary tactics and methods of application, the importance of speed/timing/surprise, dynamic entry methods, breaching, limited penetration and containment techniques, and suspect/target call out methodology.

Course Load: Min 12 Max 18, Course Length: 40 Hours/5 Days, Course Dates: TBA


HSGC - Hybrid Doorperson/Security Guard Course

Prerequisite: Students must be certified medically fit before undertaking the course.

This course is designed for doorperson/security guards working in establishments licensed to serve alcohol. The objective of the course is to produce a security guard who can execute his/her duties professionally in accordance with the law. The course includes: a review of bar security guard job description and requirements; relevant aspects of the Maritime Province’s Liquor Control Acts, Trespass to Property Acts, and Criminal Code of Canada; an introduction to the Smart Serve Program; dress and deportment; techniques for checking identification: tactical communications concepts (i.e., how to communicate with an unruly customer); escorting techniques; and report writing. Following the presentation of this material, a skills evaluation requiring the demonstration of physical and theoretical knowledge will be administered.

Course Load: Min 12 Max 18, Course Duration: 16 Hours/2 Days, Course Dates: TBA


PSOC = Physical Surveillance Operator Course

Prerequisites: The student must be an experienced driver, computer literate, able to operate a digital camera, able to navigate using a topographic map and GPS, and certified medically fit before undertaking the course. This course is physically and mentally demanding. Driving errors can result in serious accidents and injury.

This course is designed for the new surveillance operator. The objective of the course is to produce a surveillance operator who is capable of performing foot and mobile surveillance as an effective member of an intelligence, security, or police surveillance team. The course includes an introduction to the types and purposes of surveillance; the legal aspects of surveillance; surveillance operator characteristics, dress and deportment; surveillance team composition, organization, and mechanics; the methodology for describing vehicles, people, and buildings; surveillance planning and preparation; surveillance reporting; and the theory and practice of conducting static surveillance, foot surveillance, and vehicular surveillance in rural and urban settings in daylight and at night. Approximately 66% of the course is spent on exercise performing surveillance of various types against a variety of targets.

Course Load: Min 12 Max 14, Course Length: 160 Hours/20 Days, Course Dates: TBA


TNC1 - Tactical Negotiations - Level 1 Patrol Officer

This course is designed for patrol officers who are first responders to critical incidents. The objective of the course is to produce a patrol officer who can deal effectively with a critical incident as the first responder and apply basic crisis resolution skills if necessary. The course covers definitions and basic factors affecting negotiations, roles and responsibilities of the Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT), the objectives and elements of negotiation, active listening techniques, the responsibilities of the first officer on the scene, and provides the opportunity to practice these skills in simulated incidents.

Course Load: Min 12 Max 20, Course Length: 16 Hours/2 Days, Course Dates: TBA


TNC2 - Tactical Negotiations - Level 2 Critical Incident Response Team

This course is designed for members or pending members of tactical teams or individuals assigned to critical incident response teams (CIRT). The objective of the course is to provide tactical team members assigned to Critical Incident Response Teams (CIRT) with advanced crisis resolution skills. The course covers the evolution of critical incident response; the roles and responsibilities of CIRT components; tactical negotiation concepts and competencies including inter-personal communication techniques such as active listening, non-verbal and paraverbal communication, and building rapport; and transition to surrender techniques including the factors affecting negotiation, profiling, effective negotiating techniques; and provides the opportunity to practice these skills in simulated incidents.

Course Load: Min 9 Max 15, Course Length: 40 Hours/5 Days, Course Dates: TBA


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