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Humber programs offer unique work-integrated learning opportunities to prepare students for their future careers. Students apply what they’ve learned in class and in real world environments through a wide range of academic, community and industry partnerships. These work-integrated and experiential learning opportunities may include field placements, practicums, clinical placements, co-operative education work terms, internships, applied research projects, or service learning.

Placement

Clinical/Field/Internship herein known as 'placement' is a crucial part of any learning in the Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness.

Classroom learning gives you the foundation; placements provide the opportunity to apply your learning in a real-world setting with professional supervision by Humber College Faculty, Clinical Teachers, and/or Pregrad Advisors.

Humber's Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness offers placements through their extensive partnerships with hospitals, long-term care faculties, child care centers, community and educational agencies, industry groups, and other facilities throughout the greater Toronto and surrounding areas.

Learn by doing and experience first-hand what it means to work in your chosen field.

This is the valuable introduction to your future.

Getting Started

Most placements in the Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness programs require the following before you begin placement:

  • Medical Requirements - including immunization records and laboratory blood tests
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check - completed through the police service where you live and not through a third party provider
  • Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
  • Respiratory Mask Fit Certificate

Pre-Placement Clearance

Receiving clearance to attend placement is obtained from the Office of Experiential Learning, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Room K201-A. In order to receive clearance to attend your placement, you must complete all pre-placement medical and non-medical requirements. Once you have completed all requirements, use this online link to book an appointment with a clearance officer https://humberhealth.mywconline.com for pre-placement clearance. There is a $40 fee for the clearance process payable in the Clearance Office. It is paid once per academic year and is payable by debit, MasterCard or Visa.

Should you have any questions regarding the clearance process, please email your inquiry to placementpre-requisite@humber.ca for clarification. Due to the volume of emails, please allow a 48-hour turnaround time.

Medical and Non-Medical Placement Requirements by Program

Please note that you must complete steps in the order outlined in the pdf downloads.

Program PDF Downloads PDF Downloads PDF Downloads PDF Downloads
Bachelor of Health Sciences – Workplace Health and Wellness BHS - Workplace Health and Wellness Mandatory Non-Medical Requirements. Must be completed by the end of Semester 6      
Bachelor of Nursing BN First Year Student Medical Requirements BN First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements BN Returning Student Medical Requirements BN Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Bachelor of Nursing Second Entry BN Second Entry First Year Student Medical Requirements BN Second Entry First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements BN Second Entry Returning Student Medical Requirements BN Second Entry Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Bachelor of Nursing - Registered Pratical Nursing to Bachelor of Nursing RPN to BN Student Medical Requirements RPN to BN Student Non-Medical Requirements    
Early Childhood Education ECE First Year Student Medical Requirements ECE First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements ECE Returning Student Medical Requirements ECE Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Early Childhood Education – Special Needs* ECE – Special Needs Student Medical Requirements ECE – Special Needs Student Non-Medical Requirements    
Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management Student Non-Medical Requirements - Semester 1 Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management Student Medical Requirements - Semester 2 Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management Student Non-Medical Requirements - Semester 2  
Fitness and Health Promotion   Fitness and Health Promotion Student Mandatory Prior to Semester 3 Non-Medical Requirements Fitness and Health Promotion Student Prior to Semester 4 Mandatory Medical Requirements Fitness and Health Promotion Student Mandatory Non-Medical Semester 4 Requirements
Food and Nutrition Management Food and Nutrition Management Medical Requirements. Must be completed by the end of Reading Week Semester 4 Food and Nutrition Management Non-Medical Requirements. Must be completed by the end of Reading Week Semester 4    
Funeral Service Education Funeral Service Student Medical Requirements Funeral Service Student Non-Medical Requirements    
Guelph-Humber Kinesiology Guelph-Humber Kinesiology New Student Medical Requirements Guelph-Humber Kinesiology New Student Non-Medical Requirements Guelph-Humber Kinesiology Student Medical Requirements Guelph-Humber Kinesiology Student Non-Medical Requirements
Massage Therapy Massage Therapy First Year Student Medical Requirements Massage Therapy First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements Year Three Massage Therapy Returning Student Medical Requirements Year Three Massage Therapy Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion – Non-Medical Requirements. Must be completed by the end of Semester 3      
Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant OTA & PTA First Year Student Medical Requirements OTA & PTA First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements OTA & PTA Returning Student Medical Requirements OTA & PTA Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Paramedic Paramedic First Year Student Medical Requirements Paramedic First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements Paramedic Returning Student Medical Requirements Paramedic Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Personal Support Worker PSW First Year Student Medical Requirements PSW First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements    
Pharmacy Technician Pharmacy Technician First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements  Pharmacy Technician Second Year Student Medical Requirements Pharmacy Technician Second Year Student Non-Medical Requirements  
Practical Nursing PN First Year Student Medical Requirements PN First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements PN Returning Student Medical Requirements PN Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Refresher RPN RPN Refresher Student Medical Requirements RPN Refresher Student Non-Medical Requirements    
RN/RPN - Continuing Education RN & RPN CE Student Medical Requirements RN & RPN CE Student Non-Medical Requirements    
System Navigator System Navigator Student Medical Requirements System Navigator Student Non-Medical Requirements    
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner TCMP First Year Student Medical Requirements TCMP First Year Student Non-Medical Requirements TCMP Returning Student Medical Requirements TCMP Returning Student Non-Medical Requirements
Wellness Coaching Wellness Coaching Student Medical Requirements. Must be completed prior to the start of Semester 2 Wellness Coaching Student Non-Medical Requirements. Must be completed prior to the start of Semester 2    

*Attention ECE – Special Needs Students:  
Your field placement begins at the start of First Semester. Please keep this timeline in mind when completing your prerequisites.