Want to join a select group of future Indigenous leaders and contribute to the well-being of your community? If so, it’s time to register for the Attestation of Collegial Studies (ACS) in Indigenous Police Technology.
The ACS in Police Technology is an intensive training program that will quickly equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a police officer.
The program is 1,125 to 1,245 hours (1 year and 4 months) long and is offered as a full-time day program in English and French.
Using a community-based approach, the training is adapted to the needs and realities of Québec’s Indigenous communities and will prepare you for mandatory training at the École nationale de police du Québec (ENPQ).
Where to study
You will have to undertake a two-step training program:
Successfully complete the ACS program in Indigenous Police Technology, offered at the following institutions:
Collège d’Alma (training offered in French) The next cohort begins in the Fall 2023.
As of April 1, 2021, the gouvernement du Québec will cover the cost of training 24 Indigenous students each year at the ENPQ.
Once you have completed this mandatory training, you can continue to learn about the trade through a number of professional development courses and programs of study.
As a police cadet, you will work in training environments that simulate the reality of police work in an Indigenous community environment.
Upon completion of your training at the ENPQ, you will be able to work in an Indigenous police force. If you are interested in working for the Sûreté du Québec, a minimum of two years of experience is required. For any other municipal police force in Québec, hiring conditions specific to each organization may apply.
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