The Corrections Academy trains Probation and Corrections officers, while also placing equal emphasis on continuous professional development opportunities for new and experienced correctional staff.

Areas of Expertise

The Corrections Academy provides basic training, ongoing development, and leadership training to Adult Correctional Officers and Adult Probation Officers who work with adult offenders in provincial institutional and community settings, to manage the risk they pose to the public and support their rehabilitation.

Our Approach to Learning

Emphasis on Critical Skills and Knowledge
For those whose lives are routinely at risk and those who work to keep communities safe.

Learning Linked to Employers and the Community
Strong connections to ensure that programs are current and relevant.

Collaborative Approach
Work with other educational partners to serve specific regions and specialized markets.

Expert Faculty and Course Designers
A unique instructional model emphasizing faculty drawn from active, experienced, justice and public safety professionals.

Flexible Delivery
Face to face training, online, distance education, or a blended approach – whatever is most appropriate for the client’s situation.

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About the Corrections Academy

Our division was established as part of the Justice Institute of British Columbia in 1978. CCJD provides new hire and professional development for three key ministries in the Government of British Columbia.

Web Links


The JIBC Library maintains an extensive collection of web links. Corrections & Community Justice-related topics include:


eLearning Help

Contact Us

You can reach the Corrections Academy at:


Vancouver area

Canada & USA only 


Corrections Academy
Justice Institute of British Columbia
715 McBride Boulevard 
New Westminster, BC
V3L 5T4 

directions to our location

Last updated February 6, 2019