Radiological Technology (BPRA800)
Radiological Technology (BPRA800):
at a glance
Radiological Technology (BPRA800)
October 3, 2016
This course has been specifically designed to help prepare internationally educated medical radiological (x-ray) technologists for the national certification examination. In this intensive, fifteen (15) week course, you will review core theory components and obtain thorough preparation to write the CAMRT certification exam. This course integrates practical and didactic learning and consists of 11 modules.
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This program runs on select weekday evenings and all day on specified weekends. There are a total of 144 course hours.
Click here for a sample Fifteen (15) week schedule. NOTE: This schedule is subject to change.
The Total fee for the program is $5,000.00 (Includes; costs for tuition and class notes). Please note total fees for the program are subject to change. Eligible students who are approved for OBPAP funding may receive between 70-100 percent (%) of the total cost of the tuition.
*Course fees are subject to change
For Bridging Program Withdrawal Refund Policy & Procedure, click here
Applicants to the bridging program must undergo an assessment process from CMRTO (College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario).
- Submit the online Bridging Application Form and required documents. Click here for a hardcopy version of the form.
- Applicants applying for Bursary funding should also submit the OBPAP Application form 2016-2017. See Bursary Funding below for more info.
Required Supporting Documents:
- Provide a copy of the letter Assessment (Decisions, Order and Reasons of the Registration Committee’) from the College of Medical Radiation Technologist of Ontario (CMRTO) which states that you are eligible to take the CAMRT licensing exam.
- Applicants, for whom English is a second language, must pass the Michener English Language Assessment. Provide the MELA test report as proof of English language proficiency. One must have a minimum score of 8 in all 4 components (Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading) of the MELA test. One may attempt the MELA test upto a maximum of 3 times. (Please review our English Language Policy for exemptions.)
- Provide proof of Canadian Residency (either a copy of; Landing documents or Permanent Resident Card or Citizenship Card or Canadian Passport or Refugee status documents). Applicants must be landed immigrants or permanent residents to be considered for enrollment in the program. The bridging program does not support Canadian visa applications.
Other documents: Enrolled students will also be required to submit the immunization requirements: Observership Auth Guest Occupational Health and Safety Clearance Form
Application forms and supporting documents can be submitted directly to:The Michener Institute Bridging Program Coordinator 222. St. Patrick Street, 5th Floor Toronto, ON M5T 1V4 Canada firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are eligible to enroll in the program, you will receive further enrolment information from the Bridging Program office such as; if your bursary application was approved and program orientation.
Accepted applicants can register for the Program through our Registrar’s office by Phone: 416-596-3101 Ext.3000.
For information on withdrawals, transfers and refunds, please view our Course Registrations Policies
- Orientation to the Canadian Health Care System, Culture and Context. A course designed for IEHPs who are in the process of becoming licensed in Canada.
- Understanding the Canadian Health Care System: A Course for Internationally Educated Health Professionals. To register email HealthForce Ontario at: InfoSession@healthforceontario.ca or call 416-862-2200.
To maintain program integrity and to ensure we have the right resources matched to student needs, the Bridging Program department has a strict policy on refunds.
To view the Bridging Program Withdrawal Refund Policy & Procedure, click here
Can the bridging program assist internationally educated medical doctors (IMGs)?
This bridging program is designed for internationally educated and experienced medical radiological (X-Ray) technologists whose training and work experience have been assessed the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario or other respective regulatory colleges affiliated with Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists and have been issued an Order. The order clearly states one can attempt the CAMRT exam and has an expiry date.
Internationally educated doctors (Medical Graduates) don’t qualify for the program unless they meet the basic criteria as mentioned above.
Can I take just the simulated labs portions of the Bridging Program courses?
No. The program is designed to support participant success in both theory and simulated experience. In order to achieve this success and better prepare participants to write the CAMRT certification exam for radiological technologists (X-Ray); it is mandatory for participants to attend both components of the program.
What are the English language requirements to enroll in the Bridging Program?
To be eligible to enroll in the program, one must obtain a MELA test with a minimum score of 8 in all 4 components (Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading). One may attempt the MELA test up to a maximum of 3 times.
Even if you have taken IELTS, CAN test, TOEFL, or any other language test, applicants are still required to take the MELA test. Please review our English Language Policy for exemptions.
What is the MELA?
The Michener English Language Assessment, or MELA, is a standardized, sector-specific, English language proficiency test. MELA measures English language proficiency based on communication that is typical in health care training or practice settings. The test is referenced to the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), a Canadian framework for English language proficiency. MELA scores are used by post-secondary institutions and regulatory bodies as approved and acceptable demonstration of communicative competence to academic purposes or professional practice.
Can I attempt MELA more than once?
Yes. One may attempt the MELA test upto a maximum of 3 times. Contact MELA information desk for further assistance.
What types of supports will I receive once I have enrolled in Michener’s Bridging Program?
Bridging Program participants will have access to the following student support services offered at the Michener Institute.
- Library (LRC)
- Student ID
- Coaching & Counseling Services
- Enhanced Learning Supports
- MyMichener intranet site
- Fitness Centre
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