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by scubachickie
Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

I am not too sure that the degree requirement is essential for internal postings, I was under the impression that you can have certain experience instead (i.e. casework). And sometimes you might even see people being accommodated into certain positions, but that is a whole other can of worms.[/quote...
by scubachickie
Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

@ scubachickie: It goes by personal competency, if you want to move into a new position you usually write a competition and things go from there. I wouldn't say one experience is better then the other, it is just different. Here is my opinion, in a higher security institution your are more involved ...
by scubachickie
Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

If you start / work in a max, are there more opportunities to move up in the agency than if you were to only have experience in med. or low security institutions? I would assume that at a max. you are going to deal with more incidents and learn a lot faster, making your knowledge base higher than th...
by scubachickie
Fri Feb 14, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

Thanks everyone!!!! I am coming back to Pacific Region after Depot but I won't know which Institution I'm coming back to until probably Monday. Both the email and my call with H.R. today only confirmed "Pacific Region". As soon as I know where I'm being posted for sure, I will let you guy...
by scubachickie
Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

If anyone on here is going to CTP in Regina starting March 19th, send me a private message, I'm thinking that sharing a taxi from the airport to Depot would be a good idea.
by scubachickie
Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

Amanda76 wrote:I just got my offer for Drumheller Institution this morning! Hope to see some of you guys there! :)


Congratulations!
by scubachickie
Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

I got the email with my location today. :D
by scubachickie
Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

Hey All - Kind of a two part fitness related question: For anyone who has been through CTP3 relatively recently...is there anything fitness related you wish you had of focused on more before you went? For anyone currently on the job...do you keep up with your fitness? What are your main focuses to ...
by scubachickie
Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

but it's a dry cold! :smirk:[/quote]

:D
by scubachickie
Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

FYI: They don't call us "troops" at Depot because we aren't RCMP. We are just plain old CTP or "group" lol P.S. We hit -42 one week...ENJOY! P.S.S The classroom & mess are a bit of a walk from the dorms (not far, but there's alot of construction going on around the base), so ...
by scubachickie
Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:48 am
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

Striker wrote:
scubachickie wrote:I GOT THE EMAIL TODAY!!!!!! I will be going to Depot starting March 19th. :D :D :D :D

congrats..dress warm. ;)


I haven't experienced a prairie winter for over 20 years....... I'm not going to lie, I'm a little worried! When it hits -6c here, we all complain...... -36c is going to be insane!!!!! 88)
by scubachickie
Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:45 am
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

Thanks everyone!!!! I am coming back to Pacific Region after Depot but I won't know which Institution I'm coming back to until probably Monday. Both the email and my call with H.R. today only confirmed "Pacific Region". As soon as I know where I'm being posted for sure, I will let you guys...
by scubachickie
Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

I GOT THE EMAIL TODAY!!!!!! I will be going to Depot starting March 19th. :D :D :D :D
by scubachickie
Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

Does anyone know....... If someone was going to get the email to go onto CTP 3 in March, what would be the latest date in February that that person could receive their email to start CTP 2? I know stage 2 usually takes about 4 weeks to complete, I'm just wondering if it's already to late in February...
by scubachickie
Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:21 am
Forum: Law Enforcement Applicants (FAQ)
Topic: Applying to Correctional Service Canada
Replies: 12572
Views: 1075370

Re: Applying to Correctional Service Canada

I applied to the Prairie region competition and start training in Saskatoon next Tuesday.[/quote]

Hi Herb Powell,

Are you doing the PW course in Saskatoon or are you doing a CX1 course in Saskatoon?

J[/quote]

I'm doing the CX1 course.[/quote]

Cool. Good luck with training!