Just as she was once made to feel safe by police officers in her time of need, Const. Shauntelle Nichols wants to help others the same way. A graduate of JIBC’s Law Enforcement Studies Diploma program she is now an officer with the Saanich Police Department.

Law Enforcement Studies

The Justice & Public Safety Division offers accredited academic and customized training programs in law enforcement studies, and professional development and security training for public and private sector clients.

JIBC emergency management students

Emergency Management

Bringing together Emergency Management, Disaster Planning and Security, the Emergency Management Division develops Canada’s next leaders in public safety by ensuring our graduates have the right skills to succeed in their chosen public safety discipline.

JIBC firefighting students at training


The Fire & Safety Division provides education and training to new and experienced firefighters in British Columbia. With foundational and advanced programs designed to exceed provincial safety standards, nearly 400 provincial fire departments recognize that our graduates will confidently and professionally respond to complex situations.

JIBC conflict resolution

Conflict Resolution

The Centre for Conflict Resolution equips its students with the skills needed to effectively respond to and resolve issues related to conflict within organizations, workplaces, communities and families.

JIBC paramedicine students training


The Paramedic Academy trains first responders, emergency medical responders and paramedics to treat patients in the community, at the workplace or in their homes. The Primary Care and Advanced Care programs are the only paramedic programs in BC accredited by Accreditation Canada.

 Top 10 Reasons to Study at JIBC


Transferable Skills
Succeed in the workforce and excel in your career


Small Classes
Receive personalized attention from great instructors


Expert Instruction
Learn from instructors who are experts in their fields


Experimental Learning
Experience realistic simulations that prepare students for real-world emergency scenarios


Leading-Edge Technology
Learn using the latest educational resources, technologies and tools


Job Ready Graduates 
Graduate from one of our unique programs as a sought after job candidate


Financial Assistance
Receive one of many student awards or financial aid


Real-World Experience
Enjoy job shadowing, mentors, guest speakers, coaches


Collaboration Opportunities
Collaborate with students from different backgrounds and professions


You Can Be the One
Graduates from JIBC programs can make a difference


83% of students were satisfied or very satisfied with their education 
(DASCO Survey 2020)


$721,573 in student awards and bursaries