STUDY AND LIVE IN ONE OF THE BEST CITIES IN THE WORLD
We are talking about the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) which is located in Metro Vancouver, consistently recognized as one of the top 5 most livable cities in the world. Its main campus is located in the City of New Westminster. It is in the geographic center of the Metro Vancouver region of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. It has easy access to parks, mountain resorts, beaches, forests, other outdoor activities, community amenities, and restaurants offering cuisines from around the world. International students studying in Canada get a quality education and earn internationally recognized academic credentials to advance their education or career opportunities.
JIBC is a public post-secondary institution funded by the government of British Columbia and is part of one of the world’s best educational systems. It has received the BC EQA (BC Education Quality Assurance) designation recognizing that JIBC programs meet or exceed provincial government quality assurance standards. It is also recognized as an EduCanada institution through a joint initiative with Global Affairs Canada, and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada for consistently providing high-quality education programs. JIBC is a member of a number of educational associations, including the BC Association of Institutes and Universities, Colleges and Institutes Canada, and the BC Council for International Education.
What Will You Learn?
Be the one in a dynamic and growing field keeping communities safe. If you have a bachelor’s degree and are interested in pursuing and advancing your career in the fields of disaster and emergency management, this program is for you. The Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Disaster Management (PBDDM) provides the opportunity for students to gain a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and applied skills to be prepared to deal with issues from climate change and natural disasters to pandemics and other public safety threats. Study at a dynamic campus where public safety professionals train – including emergency managers and other first responders. Learn from instructors who have worked in emergency management, business continuity, infrastructure security, and crisis communications. Enjoy living in one of the world’s best places to live and Canada’s most beautiful provinces as you complete your post-degree diploma.
- Emergency and disaster management contexts and skills
- Leadership, management, and organizational awareness
- Systems thinking and business practices
- Communication and information management.
Through active engagement with challenges and problems drawn from real-world practice, graduates will:
- Gain a foundation in the core concepts, issues, trends, and practices that inform emergency and disaster management in Canadian and international contexts;
- Analyze and apply the appropriate communications tools to interact effectively with multiple stakeholders in complex, stressful, and ambiguous situations; and
- Manage all components of an emergency program, such as planning, prevention, mitigation, response, and recovery.
It has been designed to provide a unique experience for students looking for an applied, academic education that serves as a foundation for becoming a superior candidate in the highly competitive recruitment environment.
Graduates who have gone on to a career in law enforcement and public safety include those that have either continued their education to complete a bachelor’s degree (such as the Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies) or have been hired and received further on-the-job training to serve various law enforcement and security roles. These include jobs as police constables, bylaw officers, deputy sheriffs, correctional officers, investigators, probation officers, border services officers, and other peace officer and security roles across Canada. Be the one making a difference and keeping communities safe. If you are a team player, active in your community, physically and mentally fit, and want to be a sought-after graduate pursuing a rewarding career in law enforcement and public safety, then this program is for you. Be taught and mentored by instructors who have highly experienced subject matter experts in their field. Gain specialized knowledge and applied, transferable skills to pursue a rewarding career.
- The Canadian justice system
- Administrative and civil law
- Criminal law
- Investigation skills and procedures
- Computer investigation skills
- Law enforcement communication skills
- Youth justice
- Applied law enforcement skills (e.g. emergency vehicle operations, fitness, firearms safety, surveillance, evidence collection and preservation, crisis intervention, use of force, arrest and control techniques)
- Research skills
The Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies (BLES) is a highly sought-after program open to students who are focused on pursuing or advancing a career in law enforcement and public safety. The program provides students with the in-depth knowledge, expanded skills, and competencies to seek or advance employment in a wide range of law enforcement, public safety, regulatory and compliance fields. This includes people who demonstrate integrity, compassion, accountability, and respect; have strong communication skills; embody a lifestyle that exemplifies fitness, health, and wellness; demonstrate a desire to serve the public and represent their community, and have a clean criminal record. An increasing number of employees in public and private organizations are called upon to perform specialized investigations, supervision, enforcement, and regulatory compliance functions that complement those performed by police and other peace officers. These demands require an extensive knowledge base and a set of competencies that this program can fulfill. The program has been designed to deepen our student's knowledge of law enforcement and the Canadian criminal justice system, and further develop valuable transferable skills such as research, critical thinking, analysis, and communication skills. Graduates who have gone on to a career in law enforcement and public safety include those that have either furthered their education to a post-graduate level or have been hired and received further on-the-job training to serve various law enforcement and security roles. These include jobs as police constables, bylaw officers, deputy sheriffs, correctional officers, investigators, probation officers, border services officers, and other peace officer and security roles across Canada.
This program is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree interested in contributing to society and advancing their career prospects in the fields of justice, law enforcement, and security. This program gives students the opportunity to gain a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and applied skills to pursue rewarding justice and law enforcement careers. Students will study at a dynamic campus where public safety professionals train – including police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and emergency managers. Gain the personalized attention you need from instructors to help you succeed in the program.
This program provides a broad range of transferable and specialized skills in leadership, management, and law enforcement grounded in a modern understanding of the Canadian justice system.
- Conducting investigations
- Collecting forensic evidence
- Understanding criminal and deviant behaviour
- Conducting intelligence analysis
- Canadian criminal justice system
- Compare criminal justice systems
- Restorative justice, indigenous issues, and law enforcement in a diverse society
- Conflict resolution, negotiation, and mediation
- Crisis intervention
- Organizational behaviour
- Governance and accountability
- Applied ethics