Job requirements Medical Radiation Technologist in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a medical radiation technologist in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Medical radiation technologists (NOC 3215).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of a two- to three-year college, hospital or other approved program in diagnostic radiography or magnetic resonance imaging (for radiological technologists and magnetic resonance technologists), nuclear medicine technology (for nuclear medicine technologists) or radiation therapy (for radiation therapists) or A bachelor of health sciences in radiography, nuclear medicine or radiation therapy and A period of supervised practical training are required.
  • Licensure with a regulatory body is required in all provinces.
  • Certification by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists is required in all provinces except Quebec.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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