About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:Four consecutive terms
Code:0197

Program Highlights

The fast track program features all the benefits of the Community & Justice Services (Correctional Worker) program, plus:

  • Provides a great option for any applicant who is not relying on summer income to support their finances.
  • Graduates will have a 1 term head start on securing employment or potentially continuing their studies in other programs. Fast-Track delivery students complete Term One through Term Four as a continual program with no term off.
  • The program is OSAP eligible.
  • Content and learning outcomes are the same for the traditional delivery and Fast-Track streams.
  • Graduates will receive the same Ontario College Diploma.
  • Residence is open during the summer.

Career Opportunities

  • Youth worker/counsellor
  • Correctional officer
  • Program facilitators
  • Life skills counsellor
  • Bail officer
  • Attendance counsellor
  • Federal parole officer
  • Probation and parole supervisor
  • Treatment counsellor
  • Case manager
  • Outreach worker
  • Victim services worker
  • Community service order coordinator
  • Crisis centre counsellor
  • Community residential counsellor

The quality of this program can be measured by the consistently high number of graduating students who successfully obtain employment in the corrections field.

Barry McDonnell, Superintendent,Niagara Detention Centre, Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Start Dates

Ontario College Diploma
#0197 - 4 consecutive terms Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.