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Security Screening Interview Techniques Course

Course detail

Program area: Polygraph training

Course code: SSITC

Register
2022
Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
22-01 English Ottawa 2022-04-11 2022-04-14
22-02 Cancelled Ottawa 2022-06-20 2022-06-23
22-03 English Ottawa 2022-09-26 2022-09-29
Cost
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 3,200.00 $ 380.00 $ 300.00 $ 3,880.00

Notes

  • Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
  • Cost is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $ 95.00/night
  • Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)

Description

The Canadian Police College (CPC) four-day Security Screening Interview Techniques Course (SSITC) will provide candidates with a fresh and comprehensive set of skills to maximize their effectiveness while conducting Security Screening Interviews, Applicant Interviews and Contractor Interviews. The course incorporates current research and best interview practices related to: planning and preparation, interview techniques, and interview analysis. The course allots a significant amount of time to role-playing scenarios exercises.

The purpose of the SSITC is to develop the knowledge and skills of course participants in relation to current best practices for conducting Security Screening Interviews, Applicant Interviews and Contractor Interviews. The primary goal of conducting Security Screening, Applicant and Contractor Interviews is to gather complete, accurate and pertinent information. The SSITC is adaptive in its pursuit of the truth while at all times being respectful of legal and individual human rights. The SSITC will assist Security Screening, Applicant and Contractor interviewers in obtaining accurate information in an ethical manner.

The objective of this four (4) day course is to provide participants with the tools to plan for and conduct effective Security Screening Interviews, Applicant and Contractor Interviews. Following several requests from agencies who currently conduct Security Screening Interviews, the Canadian Police College (CPC) has developed the Security Screening Interview Techniques Course (SSITC).

Agencies requesting this course include: Recruiting (Domestic Police Agencies); Recruiting (RCMP); and Security Investigations (RCMP, CSIS, CSE and DND).

The key themes of the course include:

Upon completion of this course, successful participants will be able to:

Format and delivery

Length of course
4 days
Class size
maximum 16 students, 4 syndicate leaders, ratio of one syndicate leader per 4 students
Delivery setting
In person, theoretical portions are delivered in a classroom, practical sessions are conducted in syndicate rooms.

Eligibility and mandatory requirements

Assessment

Other services and courses

The Security Screening Interview Techniques Course (SSITC) is offered at the CPC in Ottawa however, consideration to deliver courses at other locations will be made on a case by case basis. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

Contact

For more details or other information about the course, please email cpcregistrar@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

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