Health and Human Services Access is a 10-month program that provides students with the academic and personal preparation to enter into certificate or diploma programs in selected fields in the health and human services area. The program combines academic upgrading with specialized introductory courses in the health and human services field. This mixture of programming will enable students to academically prepare for specialized studies, while gaining exposure to a variety of health and human services topics, such as professionalism, ethics, team building, personal development, and other areas. Students will also complete two introductory computer courses. To successfully complete the program, students must achieve at least 65 per cent on the English 30-2 departmental exam.