For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:
- One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)
Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).
Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.
Preparation for Application
Related volunteer and/or part-time employment in a social service setting or with older adults is highly encouraged.
Criminal Record Check and Immunization Requirements
Sheridan field placement agencies may require a police record check for criminal offences, a vulnerable sector check and/or a current record of immunization. Students will be required to provide this documentation directly to their field placement prior to the start of the placement and at their own expense. Students who cannot meet these requirements may have limited field placement opportunities.
*Course duration for September starts is two academic years. Course duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.