Bylaw Enforcement Officer 2

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Bylaw Enforcement Officer Level 2 course builds upon the skills taught in the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Level 1 course. It will refresh the student’s memory in proper note taking, report writing, and investigational procedures skills. This course will explore the challenges of dealing with people with mental health issues and the best practices for dealing with these people. It will also discuss the cultural diversity, multiculturalism and the Canadian mosaic. Students will learn how to use digital cameras to produce photographs for evidence. They will also learn the framework of local government, building bylaws and compliance, personal safety skills, credibility and cross-examination, the powers of arrest, stress management, as well as swear an information. Students will also attend court and put court packages together and participate in a mock trial.

Career Opportunities

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 work both inside and outside of the office.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Level 1 course the successful student will develop and demonstrate 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

Admissions Requirement

  • Minimum 18 years of age or out of school for a minimum of 1 year.

OFFERED CAMPUS

Offered at both Kelowna and Surrey campus.

FEES in CDN$

Contact Focus College for pricing.

PROGRAM LENGTH

One week – 40 hours.

Any supplies will be provided by the College.

  • On campus delivery.
  • Students must obtain 70% or higher on the quizzes and reviews and must also demonstrate to the instructor that the concepts have been understood.

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COURSE DETAILS

  • Refresher – notes and notebooks 
  • How to use digital cameras to produce photographs for evidence 
  • Framework of local government 
  • Building bylaw and compliance 
  • Communication and conflict resolution skills 
  • Personal safety skills 
  • Credibility and cross examination 
  • Powers of arrest 
  • Tour of the Kelowna Court House and court attendance 
  • Swear an information 
  • Put court packages together and present their case in a mock trial 
  • Traffic direction and control 
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