Justice & Emergency Services Field Placement FAQs

The following are the documents required for each placement.

Upload to DC Connect:

Upload to Verified by Synergy Gateway:

  • Entry Immunization Form
  • Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening (Valid within Six Months from the start of placement term – see PPL website for specific date ranges)
  • Standard First Aid & Level C CPR (Note: Online and blended (online & in-class) courses will only be accepted if the course is WSIB approved).
  • Student Declaration of Understanding
  • Informed Consent for the Release of Personal Information
  • COVID-19 Informed Consent and Assumption of Risk form
  • Online Training Modules: (Accessed via PPL’s DC Connect Application Modules)
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information (WHMIS) Module Completion Certificate
    • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA) Module Completion Certificate
    • Workplace Violence and Harassment Prevention Module Completion Certificate
    • Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps Module Completion Certificate
    • Diversity Module Completion Certificate


Yes.  Students are required to research a suitable placement agency and provide the details to the Placement Officer using the application form found in the DC Connect Pre-Placement Paperwork module.

Yes, students can complete a placement in another province.
Students are required to research the agency, ensuring that all of the placement objectives, learning outcomes and supervision requirements can be met with that agency.

Students are required to contact the PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition) office for details and eligibility at plar@durhamcollege.ca or 905-721-3053.