Application Procedure

In order to be considered for entry into the program, prospective students are required to submit official copies of all transcripts, including high school and all other records of academic work along with the completed APLUS Institute Application for Admission Form.

Applicants who have met the minimum academic requirements will be contacted to schedule an Admission Interview and to write our Pre-Admission Aptitude Test* (if applicable).

For applicants that completed their education outside of Canada, their transcripts must be evaluated by WES, ICAS, or CES, and an English Language Proficiency Test provided (if applicable).

Applicants that provide all of the required documentation will be contacted via email within 5 business days.

Admission Interview

The admission interview is required and is considered an essential part of the admissions process providing potential students the opportunity to articulate their background, knowledge, experiences, and interest in dental hygiene.

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Application for Admission

The undersigned applicant hereby makes application as a student of APLUS Institute as of ……………………………………………………….date for the following:
PLEASE READ AND ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. PRINT CLEARLY USING INK

Section A: PROGRAM INFORMATION

How did you hear about APLUS Institute?

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Section B: PERSONAL INFORMATION

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information: APLUS Institute is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information, its collection and use. The personal information on this form is being collected to determine your eligibility for admission and registration. Upon admission, this information will form part of your student record and will be used for operational activities of the Institution and for statistical purposes. The provisions of the Ontario Freedom of Information and Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) protect this personal information. NOTE: By filling in this form, any applicant is presumed to have given consent for the collection of such information as is required for the APLUS Institute to determine his/her eligibility for admission and registration.

If not Canadian Citizen, indicate citizenship and date arrival in Canada

Citizenship

Month/Year

Section C: SECONDARY EDUCATION

List below any studies you have completed or attempted:

School Name
Province / Country
From
To
Diploma / Certificate

Section D: POST SECONDARY EDUCATION

List below any studies you have completed or attempted:

College Name
Program / Faculty
Province / Country
From
To
Diploma / Certificate
Official Transcript:
Background:

Section E: RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

Please indicate occupational history for the last five years. Include details of your role/position and list key responsibilities:

Declaration
I hereby certify that the information on this application is complete and correct. I also understand that any misrepresentation on my part may result in cancellation of my admission or registered status. If admitted I shall comply with the rules and regulations of the APLUS Institute, including payment of fees.
WHEN COMPLETED AND SIGNED, THIS DOCUMENT IS CONFIDENTIAL

Section F: ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Academic Requirements:
  • Secondary School Diploma or Grade 12 Equivalency - GED Certificate in English, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics;
  • Grade 12 English;
  • Grade 11 Biology and Grade 11 or 12 in Chemistry and/or Physics
Additional Requirements for Admission:
  • Personal Interview
  • Pre-Admission Aptitude Test* (PAAT)/Manual Dexterity Test*
  • Hepatitis B immunization
  • Two-step TB tests
  • Police Background Check
English Language Proficiency:

If your first language is not English, you must complete an English language proficiency test such as the TOEFL, TWE, IELTS; CAEL or MELAB

TOEFL
Paper-based - 520
Computer-based - 200
Internet-based - 83-85
IELTS
6.0
MELAB
75
CAEL
60
TWE
4.0
Submitting Applications:
Please submit your application directly to:
APLUS Institute
4950 Yonge Street, Concourse Level, Unit 15
Toronto, ON M2N 6K1
Transcripts:
  • Personal Interview
  • Please attach copies of your transcripts with your application
  • Your application is incomplete and will not be considered until an official transcript is received

All post-secondary degrees or diplomas of internationally trained applicants have to be evaluated by WES, ICAS, or CES. Notarized copies of Dental Diploma and Transcript must be submitted with this Application for Admission. Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.

In order to be considered for entry into the program, prospective students are required to submit copies of all transcripts, including high school and all other records of academic work along with the completed APLUS Institute Application for Admission Form.
Admission Interview
The admission interview is required and is considered an essential part of the admissions process providing potential students the opportunity to articulate their background, knowledge, experiences, and interest in dental hygiene.
* Pre-Admission Aptitude Test (PAAT)
Pre-Admission Aptitude Test (PAAT) is designed to assess general academic ability, knowledge of scientific information, and perceptual ability. If your overall academic average calculated on Eng (Grade 12), Bio (Grade 11 or 12) and Chem (Grade 11 or 12) is over 70% you are exempt from the Pre-Admission Aptitude Test. The PAAT fee is $125.00. Internationally-trained dentists/dental hygienists and medical doctors are exempt from the Pre-Admission Aptitude Test.
Criteria for Selection
Admissions Committee selects candidates primarily on the basis of academic record in high school or college, interview results, and PreAdmission Aptitude Test scores (if applicable). Applicant's motivation to pursue a career in dental hygiene, familiarity with the dental field and leadership potential are also taken in consideration. Applicants are evaluated using established criteria without regard to national origin, colour, race, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender. The Admissions Committee issues Offers of Admission to the successful applicants on a rolling basis.
Admission Deposit
Accepted candidates are obliged to make a deposit of $500 (credited to the first semester tuition payment) by the deadline indicated in the Offer of Admission. Admission deposits are partially refundable ($100 processing fee is applied) provided written notification (e-mail) is sent to the Admission Office no later than the deadline indicated in the Offer of Admission. After this deadline the admission deposit fee is non-refundable.
Advanced Standing: APLUS Institute does not offer an advanced standing program for internationally-trained dentists/dental hygienists/medical doctors.
Transfer Applications: APLUS Institute welcomes applications from qualified students from other accredited dental hygiene programs who wish to transfer when the space allows.

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