For most courses, a student must be 19 years of age or have a Grade 12 diploma. For many of the general interest courses offered, the above qualification does not apply. Some courses are offered specifically for youth and children.
Humber reserves the right to determine a minimum literacy skill level as a prerequisite to any continuing education course. Students who are unable to meet an acceptable level of applicable verbal or written skills will be withdrawn from the course/program until the acceptable literacy level is achieved.
Note: Enrolment permitting, registration will be accepted up to and including the second scheduled class in cases where there are greater than eight sessions; up to and including the first scheduled class where there are greater than four sessions; and up to the start date of the class where there are four sessions or less.
Late registrants are responsible for all of the required course assignments and tests. Exceptions to the Refund and Transfer Policies cannot be made for applicants who register late in a course.
Responsibility of the Student
It is the responsibility of the student to ensure selection of, and enrolment in the correct course(s). Prerequisites must be met. School co-ordinators are available for advice, guidance and consultation. As well, accuracy of transcripts is the responsibility of the student. If there is a problem, the student must contact Customer Service and Registration Centre.
A requirement to be undertaken concurrently with another course. The corequisite will be waived if a student has previously obtained standing in the course or if the academic school consents.
Students who have successfully completed certain postsecondary studies may apply for transfer credits from equivalent courses in their program of study. To earn a transfer credit, a grade of at least 60 per cent is required.
Official transcripts and detailed course descriptions will be required.
Note: There is a charge for this service, additional information can be found at humber.ca/transfer.
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)
Students may also request credits based on learning acquired through work, volunteer, or other life experiences. Learning may be assessed through submission of an academic portfolio and/or challenge processes such as tests, demonstrations, or interviews. A fee is charged for each course challenged. A maximum of 75 per cent of the requirements for a Humber credential may be achieved through the PLAR process. A learner must earn a minimum of 25 per cent of the required credits through regular study at Humber. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition forms are available at humber.ca/transfer.