Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites:
- Grade 12 English at the C or U level
- Grade 11 Math
For OSSD equivalency options, see Admission Requirements.
Current CPR -Level HCP (with AED) and Standard First Aid (both certifications must remain current for the duration of the program).
Students are not permitted to attend clinical practice if immunization, CPR, First Aid, and security clearance requirements are outstanding.
FIELD PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS
Clinical placement agencies require evidence of a clear police check as a condition for entry into clinical placement.
Criminal Background Check: Applicants are advised that Criminal Background Checks (CBC) conducted by the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) are required for programs with field or clinical placements. Certain criminal convictions may prevent participation in placements and program completion may not be possible. Attaining and paying for a CBC and Vulnerable Sector Screening (OPP) is the responsibility of the student, and these may have to be renewed every three to six months. Applicants with criminal records are advised to contact the Associate Dean/Campus Dean of the respective school prior to applying.
Students are responsible for obtaining this clearance prior to commencing clinical practice (fee may apply). Individuals who have a criminal record are strongly advised to obtain a pardon before applying to the program.
The health of each applicant accepted into the program must be such they can successfully meet the demands of the program, including clinical practice which involves physically strenuous activity such as repetitive bending and lifting; walking and standing, and fine motor coordination.
IMMUNIZATION - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE requirements
Completion of the IMMUNIZATION - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE FORM is a MANDATORY condition
for your clinical/practical placement. THIS FORM IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Download your IMMUNIZATION - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE FORM (pdf)
Questions regarding completion of this form can be submitted to: Immunizations@sl.on.ca
Note: Full-time students coverage for vaccines received on or after September 1, can be claimed under the Student Sickness & Accident Insurance Plan.
Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities
Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:
For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit: www.ontransfer.ca