ECE Resource Consulting Field Placement FAQs

The following are the documents required for ECE Resource Consulting placements.

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). Annual renewal of CPR Level C is required regardless of the expiry date on the certificate.
  • 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 and secure their own placements in this program.

Students wishing to attend a public or catholic school setting must follow their school board's placement procedure.
Do not contact individual schools unless directed by the School Board in your area.

Durham District School Board & Durham Catholic District School Board:

Students are not permitted to contact the individual schools OR the school board offices.  Students must provide the information requested on the Professional and Part-time Learning Field Placement Application Form (found in DC Connect Pre-Placement Paperwork Module), indicating their preferences.

The Professional and Part-time Learning Placement Officer will contact the Board and provide each student with placement host details once paperwork is approved and location has been confirmed.

Field Placement Level 1 (hosted by Seneca College) can be completed outside the Province of Ontario.

Field Placement 2 (hosted by Conestoga College) - Please contact Conestoga College for more information.

Students are encouraged to complete both Field Placements at the same host agency if possible.

Please contact the host college for more information about Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR)

Placement Level One is not eligible for PLAR – Seneca College

Placement Level Two is not eligible for PLAR – Conestoga College