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Yukon RCMP: 2018 Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018667 Views

January 30, 2018
Whitehorse, Yukon

Are you a Canadian Indigenous person between the ages of 19-29 who would like an inside look at the life of a police officer? The Yukon RCMP is accepting applications for the 2018 Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program, taking place from May 13 to June 2 at the RCMP Training Academy (Depot) in Regina. The deadline to apply is February 16, 2018. 

The Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program (APTP) offers Canadian Aboriginal people from the ages of 19-29, the opportunity to get an inside look at the life of a police officer. This summer program provides the selected candidates with hands-on experience in the RCMP’s training program.

Those accepted into the program attend a three-week training program at the RCMP Training Academy (Depot) in Regina, from May 13 to June 2, 2018. The training focuses on teaching collaborative problem-solving skills, law enforcement, public speaking, cultural diversity and facilitating Safe Community Workshops in communities. There are also elements of physical fitness and drill which promote team work and provide students with long-term strategies to meet personal fitness goals.

The RCMP will provide transportation, meals, accommodation, uniform, and 3 weeks of training wages.

Basic requirements to apply:

  • Be between 19-29 years of age
  • Be of First Nation, Métis or Inuit descent
  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be of good character
  • Be able to pass an enhanced reliability security check
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Possess a Canadian high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess valid Canadian driver’s license

If you are interested in applying, please contact Cst. Dean Hoogland by email at or by phone at (867) 633-9329.


Contact information

Yukon RCMP – Media Relations


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