Dates: May 2023
Location(s): TBC
Registration Period: Winter 2023
Deadline: March 2023

PREREQUISITES | DIPLOMA ORAL PRACTICAL EXAM APPLICANT

  • Be a valid Certificate Level Credential Holder
  • Achieved your Certificate in or prior to 2020
    • If prior to 2020, a valid MoC
  • Successfully passed the Diploma Written Exam (within the past 3 years)
  • Be a member in good standing of Sport Physiotherapy Canada.
  • Hold a valid First Responder Certificate from a recognized National body such as SPC, Canadian Red Cross,. St. John’s Ambulance
  • Achieved the additional minimum of 200 hours of document practical experience (see note on hours below)
    • Experience should be gained in at least six (6) different sports, in two (2) of these six (6) sports, involvement must extend over two (2) full seasons with a team or club
    • Full Season includes pre-season training camp, regular season games and practices, and post-season evaluation and programing
    • One (1) of the two (2) sports should be a team contact or collision sport (i.e. hockey, lacrosse, soccer, judo, et)
    • Two (2) sports covered over two (2) seasons should have a minimum of 75 hours* of practical experience for each sport
    • Submission of a summary of hours report required
  • A letter of recommendation from a recognized SPC Mentor

EXAM FEE: $800 + tax

LOCATION: TBC
DATE: TBC
LANGUAGE(S): English / French
REGION: East / West
REGISTER: Stay tuned to E-Blasts or the website!

POLICY
– Upon completing the registration form, candidates must also submit their supporting documents using the link provided in order for their application to be deemed complete.
– The creation of the exam schedule is incredibly complex and time consuming, we appreciate your understanding and request that your availability is open and flexible for the entire weekend. 
– Priority will be given to candidates who reside within each exam region. Please do not apply “out of region”.
– Switching – date/time will not be permitted once the exam schedule is set.

CANCELLATION
– Cancellations received prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund, minus a $75 administrative fee
– Cancellations received after the registration deadline until a month before the exam will receive a 50% refund
– Cancellations received within a month of the event are not eligible for a refund, unless a medical or extenuating circumstance can be provided

Candidates should expect an email within a month of the event with their date/time slot.

Resources, including the Certificate Marking Guide (example), can be accessed: https://www.sportphysio.ca/sportphysiou/spc-mentor-corner/program-resources/