Updated For 2017
Find out the requirements to work as a physiotherapist in CanadaPhysiotherapy is a regulated profession in most of Canada, and regardless of their education or experience, internationally-trained physiotherapists must get licensed in order to practice here. The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators will assess educational credentials and qualifications (except for Quebec), and candidates will be required to successfully complete the Physiotherapy Competency Examination (PCE). After the successful completion of this exam and other requirements of provincial regulators you will be allowed to apply for full licensure or registration as a physiotherapist.Our Career Pathway Ebook on Physiotherapy will provide information on the following subjects:
- Pre-Arrival First Steps
Including links to the Working in Canada tool from the Federal Government.
- Skills Development
Including tips on skills upgrading and bridging programs available at universities, colleges and settlement agencies across the country.
- Understanding Canadian Workplaces
Featuring tips about volunteering, internships, mentoring, and job shadowing programs that could can help you in your job search and job performance.
- Job Finding Techniques
Resources including links to Immigrant Settlement Agencies and tips on resume writing, interview techniques, information interviews and networking.
Links to National, Provincial and Territorial regulatory bodies and professional immigrant networks.
An overview of best locations, major employers sector reports and alternative career pathways.
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Note – “Career Pathways” is only a guide and you will have to do more research to make a career plan that will work for you. The information listed in Career Pathways is for guidance purposes only and is up to date to the best of our knowledge. It is recommended that you contact the relevant body before taking any step.