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Internationally Trained Individuals

Credential Assessment

If you have attended any education institution outside of Canada, you will need to have your credentials assessed either by World Education Services (WES) or ICAS Canada. Once you have applied, ontariocolleges.ca will advise you of next steps via email. Credential evaluation fees will apply.

Why do some programs require a course-by-course evaluation?

A course-by-course (CBC) or comprehensive (COMP) evaluation gives Sheridan a full assessment of the academic work you have completed including grades. Offers to our programs are given to the most qualified applicants, and grades are used to rank applicants for the purpose of offers and waitlists. Some programs require that course work has been completed in particular subject areas, and this information is not supplied in a General Assessment.

Additionally, you may wish to apply for Advanced Standing for work already completed at another institution. Sheridan requires evidence of subject matter, grades and completion dates in order to determine eligibility for Advanced Standing. Again, this information is not supplied in a General Assessment.

When is a General Assessment acceptable?

A General Assessment can be used for admission to programs that require completion of Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, plus certain required courses (English, math and science). Please note that if you submit a General Assessment for these programs, you will be required to complete additional testing in these subject areas to demonstrate proficiency. Testing fees will be required for each test that is written. Current test fees are found on Sheridan's Assessment Centre pages.

If you choose a General Assessment, you will not be eligible for Advanced Standing until you provide the college with a comprehensive assessment of the transcript (course-by-course). Course outlines will also need to be provided and translated, if necessary.

Can I use a General Assessment for a post-graduate certificate program?

For certain post-graduate certificate programs, the admission requirement is a postsecondary degree or diploma. In such cases, a General Assessment may be sufficient for admission purposes. In other cases, applicant selection is based on evidence of related courses and for these, a comprehensive (COMP) or course-by-course (CBC) assessment is required. You may wish to speak with the Admission Specialist for the program prior to choosing your assessment if you are unsure.

The list below indicates which evaluation is required for admission to each program offered at Sheridan.

    CREDENTIAL EVALUATION REQUIRED
PLAN DESCRIPTION GENERAL CBC/COMP
PASEM Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics and Props   x
PATAF Advanced Television and Film   x
PADAM Advertising – Account Management   x
PADMK Advertising and Marketing Communications x  
PAMCM Advertising and Marketing Communications Management x  
PANCR Animal Care   x
PATCN Architectural Technician   x
PARTY Architectural Technology   x
PARTF Art Fundamentals x  
PBAAA Bachelor of Animation   x
PBECL Bachelor of Applied Arts (Early Childhood Leadership)   x
PBGBM Bachelor of Applied Business (Global Business Management)   x
PBAHS Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy)   x
PBAES Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Exercise Science and Health Promotion)   x
PBAIS Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Info Systems Security)   x
PCNCT Bachelor of Computing and Network Communications (Honours) Telecommunication Technology   x
PBDES Bachelor of Design (Honours)   x
PBGDS Bachelor of Game Design   x
PBAAI Bachelor of Illustration   x
PBIDS Bachelor of Interaction Design   x
PBAID Bachelor of Interior Design   x
PBIDB Bachelor of Interior Design – Bridge   x
PBAMT Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance   x
PBAAP Bachelor of Photography   x
PBAPB Bachelor of Photography – Bridge   x
PBAWM Banking and Wealth Management   x
PBUSS Business   x
PBUSA Business – Accounting   x
PBUFI Business – Finance   x
PBUHR Business – Human Resources   x
PBUMK Business – Marketing   x
PBSAA Business Administration – Accounting   x
PBSAC Business Administration – Accounting Co-op   x
PBAFI Business Administration – Finance   x
PBAFC Business Administration – Finance Co-op   x
PBAHR Business Administration – Human Resources   x
PBAHC Business Administration – Human Resources Co-op   x
PBAMK Business Administration – Marketing   x
PBAMC Business Administration – Marketing Co-op   x
PBPRI Business Process Management   x
PCETY Chemical Engineering Technology   x
PCETE Chemical Engineering Technology Environmental   x
PCLTN Chemical Laboratory Technician   x
PCYWK Child and Youth Worker x  
PCAJS Community and Justice Services x  
PCWOD Community Worker – Outreach and Development x  
PCANM Computer Animation   x
PCADC Computer Animation – Digital Character Animation   x
PCADV Computer Animation – Digital Visual Effects   x
PCPEN Computer Engineering Technician   x
PCPET Computer Engineering Technology   x
PCOMP Computer Programmer   x
PCSSN Computer Systems Technician   x
PCSSC Computer Systems Technology – Software Development   x
PCSAC Computer Systems Technology – Systems Analyst   x
PCCOM Corporate Communications   x
PCRDC Crafts and Design – Ceramics   x
PCRDF Crafts and Design – Furniture   x
PCRDG Crafts and Design – Glass   x
PCRDX Crafts and Design – Textiles   x
PECED Early Childhood Education x  
PECEI Early Childhood Education Intensive   x
PCESD Educational Support   x
PEDSI Educational Support – Intensive   x
PETEQ Electrical Techniques x  
PELTN Electromechanical Engineering Technician   x
PEMTY Electromechanical Engineering Technology   x
PEETN Electronics Engineering Technician   x
PELTY Electronics Engineering Technology   x
PEMGD Emergency Management (1 yr.)   x
PEDMD Enterprise Database Management   x
PENCT Environmental Control   x
PENST Environmental Technician   x
PFINP Financial Planning   x
PFITL Fundamentals of Fitness Leadership x  
PGDAP Game Development Advanced Programming   x
PGLDS Game Level Design   x
PGASC General Arts and Science – College Profile x  
PGASH General Arts and Science – Health Profile x  
PGAUC General Arts and Science – University Profile 1 Year   x
PGASU General Arts and Science – University Profile   x
PHDTN Help Desk Technician   x
PHRMC Human Resources Management   x
PITSC Information Technology Support Services Co-op   x
PINMM Interactive Multimedia   x
PINDE Interior Decorating   x
PINTC International Business Co-op   x
PICTC Internet Communications Technology Co-op   x
PIPAP Investigation-Public and Private x  
PBRJR Journalism – Broadcast   x
PJRNM Journalism – New Media   x
PJOUR Journalism – Print   x
PMMCA Makeup for Media and Creative Arts x  
PMFMT Manufacturing Management   x
PMKMC Marketing Management Co-op   x
PMETN Mechanical Engineering Technician   x
PMETD Mechanical Engineering Technician Drafting   x
PMETY Mechanical Engineering Technology   x
PMEDD Mechanical Engineering Technology Design/Drafting   x
PMTTM Mechanical Technician – Tool Making x  
PMTTD Mechanical Techniques – Tool and Die Maker x  
PLUMB Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing x  
PMEDA Media Arts x  
PMDAF Media Fundamentals x  
POFAE Office Administration – Executive x  
POFAD Office Administration – General x  
POFAL Office Administration – Legal x  
POFLC Office Administration – Legal Co-op x  
POFAM Office Administration – Health Services x  
PARAL Paralegal x  
PPAPN Performing Arts – Preparation x  
PPSWK Personal Support Worker x  
PPHTO Pharmacy Technician   x
PPOLF Police Foundations x  
PPNSG Practical Nursing   x
PPRJM Project Management   x
PQUAS Quality Assurance Manufacturing and Management   x
PRPHA Retail Pharmacy Assistant x  
PSSWK Social Service Worker x  
PSSWK Social Service Worker – Immigrant and Refugee Stream x  
PSSWG Social Service Worker – Gerontology x  
PTTLP Technical Production for Theatre and Live Events x  
PTECH Technology Fundamentals x  
PTOTR Tourism and Travel x  
PVETT Veterinary Technician   x
PCVAT Visual and Creative Arts x  
PCVAD Visual and Creative Arts – Advanced x  
PVMAS Visual Merchandising Arts x  
PNMED Web Design   x
PWLDT Welding Techniques x  

 

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