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Registration for the Fall 2019 semester begins June 25.  Watch your email for more details.

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Intake and Assessment

Course Code: WHTP 0100
Credits: None
Semester: 14 weeks
Learning Format: Lab
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

This initial interview is designed to assist students in taking the necessary preparatory steps to enter the full-time WHTP program. The interview enables students to make informed decisions about entering the program and assists students to achieve success in the program. This is a required course taken by students prior to entrance into other WHTP courses.

Course Content

  • Meeting eligibility criteria
    • interview with instructor
    • reading program publicity
    • demonstrating stability
    • demonstrating motivation
    • identifying goals
    • demonstrating basic literacy and math skills
  • Decision making and implementing the decision
    • making decision to participate in the WHTP program
    • contacting the instructor, funding agencies, or medical practitioner
  • Securing funding
    • identifying funding source
    • applying for the best source of funding
    • confirming funding and notifying appropriate persons
  • Making applications
    • identifying forms which need to be completed (intake, funding, registration, etc.)
    • completing forms and submitting them
    • provide copies of transcripts and assessments
    • procedures to ensure that all steps are completed
  • Following through
    • communicating with appropriate people as procedures are completed
    • determining appropriate steps around transportation plans, and childcare arrangements. Interview to assess ability to undertake a period of study.

Methods of Instruction

  • Interview

Means of Assessment

A student will have completed the interview process when he/she has participated at the required level in course activities designed to meet the course objectives.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain an understanding of the objectives and content of the WHTP program.
  • Students will be able to make an informed decision and commitment to entering the program.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to deal with and benefit from the WHTP program.
  • Students will take the necessary steps leading to acceptance and registration in the program.
  • Students will secure funding as necessary. They will provide the necessary documentation as required.

course prerequisites

Instructor permission





curriculum guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

course schedule and availability
course transferability

Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system. 

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.

For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.


If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.