Canadian Provost Corps Trades' Badges
Group One

Service Police group one trade's badge.
Service police
Group Two

Service Police group two trade's badge.
Service police
Group Three
Service Police group three trade's badge.
Service police
Group Four
Service Police group four trade's badge.
Service Police
Group Two

Disciplinarian group two trade's badge.
Disciplinarian
Group Three
Disciplinarian group three trade's badge.
Disciplinarian
Members of the Canadian Provost Corps were required to qualify either in the trade of "service police" or as a "service disciplinarian", however, some members were cross trained in both trades.

Each of the four levels of qualifications for the service police trade was designed to qualify members at a specific level of skill in the field of policing, enabling them to proficiently carry out their duties commensurate with their rank level and experience. Basically, each level of qualification equated with the following duties:
  1. Group one - basic field and patrol duties, minor investigative skills and minor offence report writing procedures;
  2. group two - advance field and patrol duties, advanced investigative procedures and investigation report writing procedures;
  3. group three - policing skills relative to a senior supervisors position as that of a section commander (sergeant), special investigative procedures and the preparation of reports on serious incidents, and;
  4. group four - focused primarily on special investigative procedures, qualifying members to handle serious criminal offences
Disciplinarians were employed in field detention barracks and service prisons as custodians where the lowest rank was generally that of sergeant. The service disciplinarian trade consisted of only two trade levels, that of group two and Group three. Candidates qualified in other trades prior to their employment in the disciplinarian field and were generally experienced supervisors. The disciplinarian trade was also utilized by combat arms units as a place to employ senior NCOs who were medically unfit for deployment in a combat role. Training for both service police and disciplinarian trades was carried out at the Canadian Provost Corps School, courses being anywhere from 2 - 3 months long for each level of qualification. During the post WWII era the majority of those in the disciplinarian trade were also qualified service policemen.

Some members of the C Pro C were also qualified as administration clerks and were employed in the unit orderly rooms. In the majority of cases they were previously qualified service police personal who taken clerical training at the Royal Canadian Army Service (RCASC) School in Camp Borden, Ontario. In addition, as was the case in the disciplinarian trade, numerous soldiers from other trades re-mustered to the service police trade.
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