Job requirements Cardiovascular Technologist in British Columbia
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "cardiovascular technologist" was moved from the group Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. (NOC 3217) to the group Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists (NOC 32123).
Find out what you typically need to work as a cardiovascular technologist in British Columbia. These requirements are applicable to all Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. (NOC 32123).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Cardiology technologists require completion of a two-year college diploma program in cardiology technology and supervised practical training.
- Cardiology technologists require registration with the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists in all provinces except Quebec.
- Registration with the Association of Electromyography Technologists of Canada is available for electromyography technologists and is usually required by employers.
- Registration with l’Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale, en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec is required for cardiology technologists and electrophysiological technologists in Quebec.
Source National Occupational Classification
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.
- If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
- If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Find out if your occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.
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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