Retirement Communities Field Placement FAQ

The following are the documents required for the 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. Placements must be with an Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) - accredited retirement home and have the full support and participation of the Executive Director of the home.

Field Placements in this program must be completed within the Province of Ontario.

This course is offered in collaboration with our Ontario Learn partner college, Centennial College.

The course is PLAR-eligible - please contact Centennial College for more information.