Academic Partnerships

PPI is in partnership with these esteemed organizations.

Wilfrid Laurier University

Centre for Public Safety and Well-Being

Whether you are a seasoned professional interested in upskilling, or you are looking to find or reimagine your place in the workforce, Laurier’s continuing education offerings will provide you with an edge in today’s competitive career environment. Developed and delivered by our distinguished schools, faculties and centres, Laurier Continuing Education provides a comprehensive variety of personal and professional development opportunities.

The Centre for Public Safety and Well-Being is a growing Continuing Education centre offering exciting learning opportunities for people working or aspiring to work in a wide range of industries, including public safety, health, wellness, and well-being. Our goal is to equip life-long learners with the resources and assistance they need.

All certificates from Laurier have met Laurier’s senate approved guidelines, modelling exemplary academic integrity. Our courses are designed to be accessible with real world case studies and scenarios and immediately applicable with pertinent tools and tips. We can help you upgrade your skills, expand your horizons, and excel in your profession.

University of Waterloo

Professional Development

University of Waterloo (Waterloo) is a leading global innovation hub that drives economic and social prosperity for Canada and the world. With more than 41,000 students, and encompassing a network of more than 200,000 alumni across 152 countries worldwide, Waterloo is home to the world’s largest co-op education talent pipeline, to game-changing research and technology, and to an unmatched entrepreneurial culture. Together, these create partnerships and solutions to tackle today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

Waterloo Professional Development, within the Centre for Extended Learning, has a long history of offering non-credit learning for community and industry partners, providing customized experiential education, training, and professional development to public and private organizations. Professional Development has enabled PPI to design a well-rounded accredited professional designation program for security industry professionals.