Bylaw Enforcement Officer 1
The Bylaw Enforcement Officer Level 1 course will teach students about the court system in British Columbia and Canada. Students will learn about the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, privacy legislation, human rights, the rules of evidence, civil/criminal liability, the Criminal Code of Canada, and federal, provincial and municipal legislation, including various local government statutes. Students will also learn note taking, report writing, statement taking and interviewing skills, as well as relevant communication and active listening skills.
A Bylaw Enforcement Officer is usually an employee of a municipality or regional district that performs administrative, inspectional and regulatory work to enforce bylaws relating to property use, buildings, parking, business regulations, animal control, zoning, noise, sign, etc. Candidates can expect to earn $25+ per hour and enjoy working both inside and outside of the office.
Upon completion of the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Level 1 course the successful student will develop and demonstrate the ability to:
- Complete concise, accurate notes in a notebook.
- Interview witness/accused and complete a statement.
- Apply active listening skills when taking a statement or diffuse a tense situation.
- Apply the relevant law during their course of duty at a municipal level.
Minimum 18 years of age or out of school for a minimum of 1 year.
Offered at both Kelowna and Surrey campus.
FEES in CDN$
One week – 40 hours.
Bylaw Enforcement Officer 2
- Communication / active listening.
- Investigational procedures.
- Interviewing, statement taking.
- Notes and notebooks.
- Report writing.
- The court system in BC / Canada.
- The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom.
- Privacy legislation.
- Human rights.
- Rules of evidence.
- Civil /criminal liability.
- Due diligence.
- Federal, provincial, municipal legislation.
- Various statutes, including Local Government Act, Municipalities Act, Police Act, Community Charter.