Career Pathways to Midwifery in Canada

The profession of midwifery in Canada

Job prospects in midwifery are very positive in Canada and demand is growing for midwives from different cultures. To work in the profession, midwives are legally required to be registered with the regulatory authority in the province or territory in which they intend to practice, though requirements for full registration vary by jurisdiction. Internationally educated applicants must participate in assessment processes in order to demonstrate that they have the skills, knowledge, and abilities required of a Canadian Registered Midwife. Our Midwifery Career Pathway Ebook 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.
  • Associations
    Links to National, Provincial and Territorial regulatory bodies and professional immigrant networks.
  • Employment
    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.