About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years

Program Highlights

  • Through 400 hours of work experience students gain industry skills and knowledge and have the opportunity to showcase  these skills to employers.
  • Work experience placements are available throughout the Niagara Region, Hamilton, Toronto and beyond.
  • Program Advisory Committee composed of a wide range of dedicated Justice Service industry leaders.
Fast Track Option

This program may alternatively be completed in 4 consecutive terms with no term off through Community & Justice Services (Correctional Worker) – Fast Track.

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

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0170 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Waitlisted (What's this?)
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.