Practicums and Orientations

Practicums offer you experience working in the field you have chosen. The experience will help you apply knowledge gained from course work and build skills needed in a real work setting.


  1. You must have formally applied for admission and have been accepted into the Human Services Early Childhood Education, Educational Assistant or Funeral Service program of your choice before registering for the practicum for that program.
  2. You must have completed the required number of theory courses in the program for which you wish to do the practicum.
  3. Prior to registration you must be assessed for practicum readiness by the practicum advisor. For Early Childhood Education and Educational Assistant practicums at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus, please call 306-659-4034; for Funeral Service practicums, please call 306-690-6534.
  4. Students cannot be guaranteed specific practicum sites or dates. It will depend on availability and suitability.