PART-TIME | PORTAGE CAMPUS THERP-CT Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults

Admission Requirements

It is recommended that you have basic computer skills, familiarity with word processing and using the Internet for research. If you do not have these skills, it is strongly recommended that you take a basic computer skills course.

Regular Admission Requirements
  1. Grade 12
  • Submit proof of successful completion of or enrolment in Grade 12, including one credit of:
    • Grade 12 English
If you will be using education earned outside of Canada or the United States to meet admission requirements, visit International Student Credentials for information and instructions

English Language Requirements (ELRs)
  • If you were educated outside of Canada or the United States, submit results of an English language proficiency assessment (ELPA) indicated you meet the following ELRs:
  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Certificate - exit Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels from an English as a second language (ESL) program:
    • Listening 8, Speaking 8, Reading 8, Writing 8
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic):
    • Listening 6.5, Speaking 6.5, Reading 6.5, Writing 6.5
  • Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST):
    • Listening 4.5,  Speaking 4.5,  Reading 4.5,  Writing 4.5 
  • Due within 30 days of applying. However, if you apply within six weeks of the start date of the program, this item is due within 5 days of applying.
  • We strongly advise you successfully complete an English language proficiency assessment (ELPA) before submitting your application to ensure you can meet the 30 day deadline. 
  • ELPAs must be dated within two years of your application date.
  • After confirming you meet ELRs, the College will send you a request to submit your international academic credentials for assessment.
  • For more information, visit International Student Credentials

Mature Student Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older and have been out of high school for a minimum of one year at time of application, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the Mature Student admission requirements.
  1. Grade 12 English
  • Submit proof of successful completion of or enrolment in one credit of Grade 12 English

Program Progression Requirements
After acceptance into the program but prior to registration into certain courses, you will be required to submit the following:
  • An original official Adult Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector (ACRVS) Check
  • An original official Child Abuse Registry (CAR) Check
  • An original official Adult Abuse Registry (AAR) Check
  • A completed HSP Net Form
If you have a criminal record or are listed on either the Child Abuse Registry or Adult Abuse Registry you may not be able to complete the program. For more information, visit: Police Information Check
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