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Can you picture yourself in this exciting lifestyle?

Private investigators handle all kinds of interesting business involving cheats, scammers and abusers. It’s all in a day’s work in private law enforcement.

You could be asked to

  • Get the goods on a cheating spouse
  • Find a missing person: was it foul play, or a staged “disappearance”?
  • Discover who’s telling the truth in a child custody battle
  • Bring new evidence to light in a criminal investigation
  • Expose insurance fraudsters and scammers
  • Recover assets that have been lost through death or criminal activity
  • Put an end to a stalker’s nasty work
  • Dig into a high-level job applicant’s criminal background



Fast-track preparation for the new licensing test

Need quick preparation for the Ontario Government licensing test? Inquire about our fast-track program in private investigation and security basics, designed especially to prepare applicants for the Ministry licensing test.

Fast track your new license with expert training from the number 1 private investigation career college. More>>

*Canada’s Best Careers Guide, 2010
** U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
*** Statscan, 2010



Investigate your future
in private law enforcement.

Do you thrive on excitement? Are you looking for the fast-track to a truly satisfying career?

Private law enforcement careers are rated among “the 30 best-paying fast-track careers.”*:

  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics Reports Private Law Enforcement is projected to grow better than 20% by 2018 **
  • Ontario employs approximately 70,000 private law enforcement professionals, versus 25,000 public police officers***
  • The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average income of a private investigator—with training— at $60,390**
  • Security directors, in the same report, average $77,000-$80,000 and security guards about $40,000.

Canada’s number 1 college for training in private law enforcement

Since 1980 we’ve trained thousands of working private law enforcers and are now known as the number 1 specialist career college for private law enforcement. It’s all we do.

You could be starting your thrilling fast-track career much sooner than you thought, with our intense training for a career as:

CSPIS also offers Ministry-approved courses to prepare you for your Security Guard and your Private Investigator license exams:

Investigate your future in private law enforcement.

Take your life in an exciting new direction: it’s easier than you thought

Are you looking for a more exciting and challenging career? One where you can prosper and use your initiative? Are you considering law-enforcement, but discouraged by limited policing career choices?

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Private law enforcement—for trained professionals—is among the most exciting and rewarding career choices available. And it’s growing fast as an opportunity for employment.

Getting started in an exciting new career is much easier than you thought. CSPIS are the experts in fast-track training—for your new fast-track career. CSPIS are the experts in efficient training that can get you going in your new career!

Our courses are designed just for you

  • They’re taught by working professionals.
  • They’re flexible—you can study full-time or part-time, day and night.
  • They’re practical—everything you learn is designed to get you a job in your chosen field. Fast!
  • They’re registered and approved under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005—you’ll be a qualified professional when you graduate.

New government regulations mean that you can’t work as a private investigator or security professional in Ontario without getting Ministry-approved training for that license. Our courses provide that training and prepare you for your Ministry exam. Find out more>>

A police or public law enforcement career is rewarding

Entrance to careers in public law enforcement is competitive, but training from the number 1 law enforcement career college can make a difference. Find out more>>

Don’t delay your future

Click here to see why Canada’s Number 1 choice for careers in private law enforcement should be your choice! Investigate your future in private law enforcement.


Learn from the best!

Carl FrancoFounder Carl Franco

Carl Franco founded CSPIS in 1980 to pass on expertise earned after a distinguished career as a police detective and later an internationally-famous private investigator known amongst law firms and insurance companies as the go-to investigator.


Canadian School of Private Investigation and Security Ltd.