* Health Science Pre-Admission Testing Charge, Identification Card
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:
Mature student status.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 80 (20L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 550 Paper-based
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition**, 80 (20L,W,S,R)
iTEP Academic**, 3.7
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module, 6 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 5.5
PTE A (Pearson Test of English Academic), 58 - Overall Minimum Score (49L,W,S,R)
FCE (Cambridge English First), 174 - Cambridge English Scale or FCE B
CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced), 180 - Cambridge English Scale or CAE C
CPE (Cambridge English Proficiency), 200 - Cambridge English Scale or CPE C
Sheridan EAP (English for Academic Purposes), 70%
Sheridan EPA (English Proficiency Assessment), 4.0 – Listening Band 4.0 – Reading Combined Band CLB 7 - Writing
Eligible applicants will be selected on the results of the Health Occupations Aptitude Exam (HOAE) and on the basis of their previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).
All applicants must complete a mandatory standardized Health Occupations Aptitude Exam (HOAE) as part of the selection process. HOAE scores are valid for one year from the date the test was written. The HOAE cannot be completed more than once in a calendar year.
Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.
Pre-exposure rabies immunization is highly recommended for those working in the veterinary field. This vaccine is mandatory for Veterinary Technician students and highly recommended for Animal Care students. Prior to entering the Animal Care or Veterinary Technician programs at Sheridan, you are requested to contact your nearest travel clinic to have your immunization completed. Alternatively, the Sheridan Davis Campus Health Centre can purchase and administer this vaccine to you at the beginning of the semester. Please make these arrangements in the first week of the semester or during the orientation week. Proof of completed immunization will be required prior to the start of field placement. Sheridan field placement agencies may require a current record of immunization.
When you complete the Veterinary Technician diploma program, you'll be ready for an exciting career.
Here are some places you might work:
Emergency and referral practice
Pharmaceutical companies serving the veterinary field
Small animal, mixed animal or specialty clinics
University teaching hospitals
Health and Dental Plan - International: 580CAD/ per year