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Ontario College Certificate

Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

Duration

1 year (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Earn college credits while preparing for a health sciences career.

Program Overview

Pathways to success

If you know you want to work in health sciences but aren’t sure of your academic path, this program may be ideal for you. There’s a strong focus on academic advising to support your success, and you’ll be introduced to a range of possible career paths in the health sciences field.

Transfer opportunities

When you've completed this program, you can apply to transfer into one of these Sheridan programs: Athletic Therapy, Kinesiology, Practical Nursing, Pharmacy Technician, Veterinary Technician or Animal Care.

Articulation agreements

We've established articulation agreements with other Sheridan applied health programs, as well as with programs at Queen's University and York University. This means that, even if you don't meet the admission requirements for the programs listed in the agreements, you can become eligible by completing Sheridan's Pre-Health Sciences certificate program and meeting certain criteria.

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Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 year (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    BIOL 14108 Human Biology 3
    MATH 10172 Essential Mathematics for the Health Sciences  4
    CHEM 17370 Introductory Chemistry 1 3
    ENGL 10102 Principles of Academic Writing and Research 3
    LIFE 17208 College Success – Health 1
    General Education Elective 3

    Total credits: 17

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    SCIE 22273 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology 3
    PHYS 20009 Applied Physics 4
    CHEM 29402 Introductory Chemistry 2 3
    ENGL 26319 Rhetoric and Argument Across Disciplines 3
    SCIE 18236 Virtual Reality Explorations for the Pre-Health Sciences 1

    Plus one of the following:

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    MATH 20025 Statistics for Health Sciences 3
    MATH 29264 Advanced Functions and Data Modelling 3

    Total credits: 17

Courses subject to change.

Current students should refer to their ⁠Academic Requirements in myStudentCentre to track their academic progress and outstanding course requirements.

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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

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Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 year (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma, or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)
  • Mathematics, Grade 11 (C, M or U)*

*Recommended: Grade 12 Mathematics (C, M or U)

or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their 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 may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 year (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Career Opportunities

A primary reason students choose the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program is to enhance job and career prospects.

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    1 year (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

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    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Degree Completion

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    Advanced Entry Challenge Exams

    Get credit for what you know

    Sheridan recognizes and appreciates that advanced learning doesn’t always require standard classroom instruction, and that opportunities to advance skills and learn new technologies are everywhere.

    If you have significant knowledge and experience in programming, web development, database and/or networking, you may choose to complete Advanced Entry Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (AEPLAR) Challenge Exams for academic credit towards your Sheridan Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma.

    How do Challenge Exams work?

    AEPLAR Challenge Exams are administered by and through the Sheridan College Assessment Centre or through an approved Test Centre. There are fees to write each exam (an Assessment Centre fee and a Challenge Exam fee).

    Your completed Challenge Exam(s) will be evaluated to determine whether you’re eligible for credit in one or more courses within the identified program streams.

    Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and Advanced Standing credits are subject to Sheridan’s policies and procedures. Learn more about Sheridan’s Credit Transfer policies and procedures.

    I have previous postsecondary education. Should I write a Challenge Exam?

    No. Challenge Exams are designed for applicants with knowledge and experience gained outside of formal education. If you have previous postsecondary education, we encourage you to apply for Advanced Standing instead — you may be eligible to apply your previously earned credits towards your new program at Sheridan.

    What subjects can I complete Challenge Exams for?

    Challenge Exams for applicants to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program are designed to test skills in specific knowledge streams within this program:

    • Programming – Introductory
    • Programming – .NET
    • Programming – Advanced Java
    • Networking
    • Web Development
    • Operating Systems
    • Databases
    • Software Design
    • Mobile App Development – Android
    • Mobile App Development – iOS
    • Game Development – UNITY
    • Wireless

    You can also choose to complete Challenge Exams for specific individual courses within the Computer Systems Technology program.

    Complete a free self-assessment test to help you determine whether Challenge Exams are a good option for you.

    How do I apply to complete a Challenge Exam?

    Step 1: Make sure you meet the program admission requirements

    You must meet the program admission requirements to be eligible for admission and PLAR.

    Step 2: Complete a free self-assessment

    Complete a free self-assessment test for each knowledge stream you wish to challenge. This will help you determine whether your current skills will enable you to succeed in the Challenge Exam(s).

    Step 3: Apply to Sheridan's Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma program

    Apply to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program.

    To be eligible to complete Challenge Exams for this program, you must select "Advanced Entry" as the level of the program on your application.

    Step 4: Follow the instructions to complete your Challenge Exam(s)

    Once Sheridan receives your application, we’ll send you an email with instructions on how to register and pay for your Challenge Exam(s). Follow those instructions.

    Once you’ve completed your Challenge Exam(s), subject matter experts in Sheridan’s Faculty of Applied Science and Technology will evaluate them within 10 business days. The Faculty will forward your results to the Office of the Registrar, and any approved credit transfers will be posted in your Credit Transfer centre. Exam feedback will not be provided.

    Step 5: Accept your offer of admission and pay your program fees

    If you receive an offer of admission to Sheridan, please follow the instructions to confirm your offer and pay your fees by the due dates indicated in order to reserve your spot in the program.

    We wish you success in this process and look forward to seeing you at Sheridan!

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    Ontario College Certificate

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    1 year (2 semesters)

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    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Fees

    Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

    The fees shown here are for the 2024–2025 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic semesters of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent semesters are not reflected on this website.

    Fees For Canadian Students

    Fees for Canadian students

    $4,501.50
    Fees for International Students

    Fees for International students

    $18,566.50

    Financial Aid & Awards

    Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

    International Entrance Scholarship

    All new international students* beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (Year 1, Semester 1) in Spring 2024, Fall 2024 or Winter 2025 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

    *ESL and programs with tuition reduction are excluded

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    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the program, graduates will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

    • Examine biological concepts, processes and systems of the human body, including genetics and epigenetics, as well as the structure, function and properties of the molecules of life, cells, tissues and organ systems in relation to homeostasis, physical development and health.
    • Examine concepts, processes and systems of chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure; quantities in chemical reactions; solutions and solubility; acids and bases; as well as organic chemistry and biochemistry in relation to health and the human body.
    • Solve numeric problems and interpret data related to health sciences and other science-related fields using mathematical concepts, including algebra and probability, along with descriptive and inferential statistics.
    • Use health sciences and other science-related language and terminology appropriately to communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in written, spoken and visual forms.
    • Prepare a personal strategy and plan for academic, career and professional development in the health sciences or other science-related fields.
    • Investigate health sciences and science-related questions, problems and evidence using the scientific method.
    • Examine fundamental physics laws and concepts and their application to health sciences and other science-related fields.

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    Ontario College Certificate

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    1 year (2 semesters)

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    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 year (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Articulation Agreements

    Articulation agreements for programs within Sheridan

    The following Articulation Agreement applies only to students enrolled in the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program, starting at Sheridan in September 2019 or later:

    Applicants who do not possess the necessary admission requirements for applied health programs (Athletic Therapy, Kinesiology, Practical Nursing, Pharmacy Technician or Veterinary Technician) at Sheridan who complete the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program will be granted admission, contingent on space in the program (in the semester that they are applying for), if they fulfill the following criteria:

    • Successful completion of the 2 semesters of the Pre-Health program;
    • An overall GPA of 3.0;
    • Minimum grades for the programs specified below

    Program-specific requirements:

    Athletic Therapy; Kinesiology | 4-year degrees

    Minimum 70% in the following courses:

    • BIOL 14108: Human Biology
    • SCIE 22273: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, Semester 2
    • CHEM 17370: Introductory Chemistry 1
    • CHEM 29402: Introductory Chemistry 2, Semester 2
    • MATH 10172: Essential Mathematics for the Health Sciences

    Minimum 60% in the following courses:

    • MATH 20025: Functions and Statistics for Health Sciences, Semester 2
    • PHYS 20009: Applied Physics, Semester 2
    • ENGL 10102: Principles of Academic Writing and Research
    • ENGL 17889: Composition and Rhetoric, Semester 2

    Veterinary Technician | 2-year diploma

    Minimum 70% in the following courses:

    • BIOL 14108: Human Biology
    • SCIE 22273: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, Semester 2
    • CHEM 17370: Introductory Chemistry 1
    • CHEM 29402: Introductory Chemistry 2, Semester 2
    • MATH 10172: Essential Mathematics for the Health Sciences
    • MATH 20025: Functions and Statistics for Health Sciences, Semester 2
    • PHYS 20009: Applied Physics, Semester 2

    Minimum 50% in the following courses:

    • ENGL 10102: Principles of Academic Writing and Research
    • ENGL 17889: Composition and Rhetoric, Semester 2

    Pharmacy Technician; Practical Nursing | 2-year diplomas

    Minimum 70% in the following courses:

    • BIOL 14108: Human Biology
    • SCIE 22273: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, Semester 2
    • CHEM 17370: Introductory Chemistry 1
    • CHEM 29402: Introductory Chemistry 2, Semester 2
    • MATH 10172: Essential Mathematics for the Health Sciences

    Minimum 50% in the following courses:

    • PHYS 20009: Applied Physics, Semester 2
    • ENGL 10102: Principles of Academic Writing and Research
    • ENGL 17889: Composition and Rhetoric, Semester 2

    For the courses with minimum grade thresholds, as specified above, students may only have a maximum of three graded attempts. Withdrawals without Academic Penalty (i.e., "W" grades) are not included. 

    Articulation agreements with Queen's and York University

    Upon successful completion of the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program, students may also use one of Sheridan's external articulation agreements with Queen's or York University:

    Queen's University

    Bachelor of Health Sciences

    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (75%) (based on Queen's GPA scale) in all courses taken.
      • 63% or higher on the first attempt.
    • No high school prerequisites required.
    • Eligible applicants must have started Sheridan's Pre-Health program in September 2016 or later.

    York University

    • Cumulative program GPA of 3.0 (70%).
    • Into one of the following degree programs (provided students meet the terms of admission into each individual program:
      • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Global Health or Psychology;
      • Bachelor of Health Studies; or
      • BA in Kinesiology, Global Health or Psychology.

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 year (2 semesters)

    Location

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    Educational philosophy

    Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design curriculum and its delivery are designed to address current social issues pertinent to the design industry. This enables students to broaden their understanding of their place within the world.

    Fundamental to the vision of the program is the balance of creative and conceptual thinking with the technical and business aspects of the profession. Courses follow a logical sequence with the degree of difficulty building vertically from first year to fourth year.

    The various streams provide a range of design problems building in size and scope, from simple to complex in various design sectors. The curriculum builds on fundamental introductions that ensures a strong foundation for students to apply additional more complex learning and skills developed later in the program.

    Studio projects are designed to mimic professional practice and require applied theory, creativity and strong technical knowledge. Curriculum is also connected horizontally across each semester to help support the learning in courses happening simultaneously. This demonstrates the inter-connected knowledge and skills required to practice in the industry.

    The program provides many opportunities that expose students to practicing professionals and professional practice. Industry leaders and representatives from professional associations like ARIDO and IDC are invited into the classroom as jurors and guest speakers throughout the four years. The internship also provides professional design work experience for students before they enter their final year of study.

    The curriculum is student-centric and designed to equip students with the skills that are required for entry-level design positions and advanced study. Manual skills such as drafting, drawing and model making are developed alongside digital skills using current software. Students are also well-versed in the applicable building codes and regulations required to practice in Ontario. Students are exposed to valuable research skills and encouraged to continue their learning past graduation.

    Program goals

    Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design program aspires to:

    • Develop confident, creative and critical thinkers that can solve a variety of problems thoughtfully, improving the quality of the built environment and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public.
    • Equip students with the tools to think independently and ethically to ensure technically, environmentally, and socially responsible decision-making.
    • Deliver current and relevant curriculum that incorporates equity, diversity and inclusion. This encourages students to create spaces that foster inclusivity and look at design from various perspectives within diverse communities, involving numerous stakeholders.
    • Inform students regarding the various facets of the profession, engaging them with designers and industry affiliates.
    • Encourage continuous professional and personal growth, instilling a desire to contribute to the profession and society at large. The program encourages students to become active participants in the design community, become members of their local Association, write their NCIDQ exams, give back to the community and become progressive leaders in the profession.
    • Prepare graduates for entry-level design positions, equipped with the required knowledge and skills for employment in the diverse design industry, ensuring they possess the body of knowledge necessary to respond to social and environmental issues, while designing interior spaces that are technically proficient, code-compliant, conceptually strong, sustainable and all-inclusive.
    • Provide enhanced opportunities for students to pursue post-graduate studies, employment, research and/or further their academic studies and/or credentials.

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 year (2 semesters)

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    Pathways from Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology

    If you've graduated from a health-science degree other than athletic therapy or kinesiology, your application will be assessed on an individual basis.

    Get your Osteopathy degree in less time

    If you're a graduate of Sheridan's Athletic Therapy or Kinesiology degree program, you may be eligible to start in the second year of this program after completing three bridging courses.

    This bridging program will be available in Spring/Summer 2024.

    How to apply: Submit an application using the program code PBHSB.

    Bridging courses (Spring/Summer Semester)

    • OSTP 17927D: The Science of Osteopathy (3 credits)
    • OSTP 14859: Theoretical Pathways to Osteopathy (5 credits)
    • OSTP 16333: Practical Pathways to Osteopathy (1 credit)

    Course exceptions

    After successfully completing the assigned bridging courses, you'll be admitted into Year 2 (Semester 3) of our Osteopathy degree. In order to earn your Osteopathy degree, you'll need to complete all courses in the remaining three years of the program, with the following exceptions.

    You will additionally take:

    • Year 2: OSTP 11271D: Clinical Methodology (3 credits)
    • Year 2: SCIE 22437D: Human Physiology for Allied Health (2 credits)
    • Year 3: SCIE 31116D: Pathophysiology for Allied Health (3 credits)

    You will not need to take:*

    • SCIE 26661D: Pathophysiology 1 (3 credits)
    • OSTP 24645D: Structure & Function 2 – Lower Cervicals, Thorax & Upper Extremity (3 credits)
    • OSTP 22482D: Applied Clinical Practice 2 (1 credit)
    • FLPL 21839D: Internship Prep (1 credit)
    • SCIE 39622D: Pathophysiology 2 – Systemic Interactions (3 credits)
    • RESE 37626D: Statistical Methods in Health Sciences (3 credits)
    • RESE 42279D: Applied Research Methods for Health Sciences (3 credits)
    • BUSM 44956D: Business Entrepreneurship for Clinical Practitioners (3 credits)
    • 6 Degree Breadth Electives (3 credits each)

    *Athletic Therapy graduates are also exempt from the following course:

    • OSTP 20782D: Clinical Experience 2 (0.5 credits)

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 year (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

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    Program Mission

    Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

    Program Vision

    Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

    Critical Performance Statement

    Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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    Field Placements

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    Writer-in-Residence program

    Each year, Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing (CW&P) program hosts a Writer-in-Residence. The 8-month residency is awarded to a writer who embodies the distinctiveness and dynamism of the & in our program name.

    In addition to working on at least one specific writing project of their own during their tenure, the Writer-in-Residence is responsible for creative leadership, mentoring and public outreach in the area of creative writing and/or publishing.

    How our Writer-in-Residence supports Sheridan students

    Students in our CW&P program benefit from the work and mentorship of our Writer-in-Residence, who:

    • shares their expertise and experience as a creative professional and working writer;
    • performs public readings from their recently published work and/or current work-in-progress;
    • organizes public lectures and/or workshops; and
    • works with faculty to augment existing curriculum in the area of creative writing, publishing and/or creativity.

    2024–25 Writer-in-Residence

    Cassidy McFadzean
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    Fiction writer, editor and poet Cassidy McFadzean is joining Sheridan as the 2024–25 CW&P Writer-in-Residence.

    McFadzean was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, where she earned an MA from the University of Regina. She went on to earn an MFA in poetry from the University of Iowa, and an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College, where she was co-Editor-in-Chief and Fiction Editor of The Brooklyn Review.

    McFadzean is the author of three books of poetry: Crying Dress (House of Anansi, 2024), Drolleries (McClelland & Stewart, 2019), and Hacker Packer (M&S, 2015). Her poetry has appeared in magazines across Canada and the U.S., has been anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry, In Fine Form 2, and The New Wascana Anthology. Her fiction has appeared in Joyland, EVENT, Maisonneuve, and The Best Canadian Stories, and is forthcoming in Hazlitt, The Walrus, and Invisible Publishing's collaborative anthology Dead Writers.

    In welcoming her to the post, CW&P's Associate Dean Morgan Dennis highlights McFadzean’s expertise in both poetry and fiction, as well as her editorial work at The Brooklyn Review: “McFadzean is such a well-rounded talent, which is exactly what our students are looking for. Plus, her experience in the literary journal market will be of great value to our in-house magazine—The Ampersand Review of Writing & Publishing."

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    Duration

    1 year (2 semesters)

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    Free professional development opportunities

    Are you a business lead who's looking to level up your company's culture of creativity and entrepreneurship?

    Sheridan offers FREE, one-hour PD sessions on topics such as:

    • Creative Strategies for an EDI-driven World
    • The Science of Creativity and Innovation
    • Intra- and Entrepreneurial Thinking, and
    • Creative Team Leadership

    These workshops will catalyze your climate of innovation and give your team an exclusive look into Sheridan's one-of-a-kind graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation.*

    Register your team for a FREE online one-hour masterclass!


    *Advance further with our Applied Creativity and Innovation graduate certificate

    Our new graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation is a great professional development (PD) opportunity for many company teams. The program teaches complex problem-solving, creativity, innovation and negotiation skills — competencies that make companies more resilient and adaptable as they face the unique challenges presented by the future of work.

    Why this program is a great choice for PD:

    • Flexible hours — your employees can complete their graduate certificate online, at their own pace.
    • Relevant coursework – they can choose electives that are most applicable to their position at your company.
    • Award-winning faculty – they’ll learn from instructors who are on the cutting-edge of creativity and innovation research.
    • Practicum project – they’ll work alongside our team of experts to resolve an issue that your business is facing today — whether it’s how to leverage artificial intelligence technology, advance your sustainability efforts, update your marketing strategies, address supply chain inefficiencies or another challenge.

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    Apprenticeship Exemption Test

    The Apprenticeship Exemption Test (AET) provides a chance for students who are learning a skilled trade to bypass in-class studies.

    In most cases, you need to score 70% or higher to pass the AET. If you score lower than 70%, you'll need to wait three months before you can try again (with some exceptions for certain exams).

    Apprenticeship Exemption Tests are administered at the Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga, through Sheridan's Assessment Centre.

    Learn more about the AET, including eligibility criteria, available tests and how to register.

    Sheridan is a Ministry-approved Apprenticeship Exemption Test centre, authorized through the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development (MLITSD), for both apprentices and non-apprentices.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 year (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program availability

    Domestic
    International

    Ontario College Certificate

    Full-time 1 year Program code: PPHSS

    Ontario College Certificate
    Start date Campus Delivery Status
    Sep 2024 Davis Campus (Brampton)
    In Person
    Domestic Available
    International Closed
    Jan 2025 Davis Campus (Brampton)
    In Person
    Domestic Available
    International Available

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