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Diploma in Community and Justice Services St. Lawrence College - Kingston Campus St. Lawrence College - Kingston Campus, Canada


Jan 2023, May 2023, Sep 2023

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CAD 18233

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

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24 months


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Program Overview

Graduates of this program can move forward into careers in law enforcement, border security, corrections, assisting at-risk youth, supporting vulnerable individuals in local communities and careers in the education sector. In preparation for these careers, this program offers two robust Professional Placements in the community, totalling 400 hours.

Graduates can move forward into these careers by being prepared to carry out duties and responsibilities in the prevention, management and resolution of conflict, crises, and emergency situations in institutional and community justice settings using various intervention strategies. Graduates gain skills to work with and support diverse and at-risk populations, including those with addiction and mental health struggles

Program delivery fosters the development of skills in self-growth, professionalism, empathy, compassion, cultural competence, communication, nonverbal communication, active listening, adaptability, intuition, building a rapport with individuals, problem diagnosis, problem solving, critical and creative thinking, reflective practice, teamwork, career planning, and best practices to work with and support individuals in conflict with the law, at risk for being in conflict with the law, and/or offenders. Program delivery also fosters the development of awareness and knowledge of holistic wellness.

The Community and Justice Services Program continues the historical legacy of quality established by the Correctional Worker Program. Established in the early 1970’s, this program was one of the first offering career training for correctional and community justice work.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.0  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 English at the C or U level
    • Grade 11 Math

6 IELTS Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 100

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11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

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