• Certificate program
  • 240-hour (six-week) clinical practicum
  • Available by classroom delivery; some courses available by distance delivery
  • Effective March 1, 2023, due to limited demand, the part-time Health Unit Clerk program is currently not offering courses. Please refer to for information about the full-time program. For those students currently in the program, please reach out to the Continuing Education Health Sciences Program Facilitator as we will continue to work with you to complete your program. 
  • Full-time available through the following campuses:


Take this program to acquire the knowledge and skills required to function as part of a health care team.

Learn the roles and responsibilities of a Health Unit Clerk (HUC), including:

  •      Maintaining patient and unit records
  •      Processing physician orders 
  •      Processing diagnostic and laboratory orders 
  •      Managing unit supplies

You must complete the program within 32 months from your first course of study to the end of clinical.

You must complete a Personal Health Information Act session prior to registering for the HUC-Clinical Practice.

Note: Clinical practicum placements cannot be guaranteed as spaces are limited and available on a fluctuating basis. There may be a waiting period for practicum registrations and placements.

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