FOR IEPs

Language Requirements

Requirements

The registration process is conducted in English and French only.

  • All application forms must be completed in English or French
  • All tests must be completed in English or French
  • All required documents must be written in English or French or must be translated into English or French and notarized. This means that your required documents must be translated and then signed and stamped by a qualified person such as a notary public who verifies that the translation has been completed by a qualified individual

Notarized Translations

The Immigrant Centre provides referrals to cost-effective translation services. The Immigrant Centre also provides free notary public services for permanent Manitoba residents.

Immigrant Centre
100 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Phone: 204.943.9158

Language Proficiency Tests

You must be proficient in English or French to become registered by CPM.
If you completed your physiotherapy education (both classroom and clinical components) in Australia, United States of America, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or France you do NOT need to complete a language proficiency test.

important_iconAll other applicants must complete one of the language proficiency tests below. You must reach the minimum scores. Your test results are required for STEP 1: Credentialing.

1. Internet-based Test (IBT): TOEFL

Minimum total score of 92

  • No sub test score lower than 21

2. CanTEST (English proficiency test)
Minimum average of 4 with no component lower than 4
Minimum oral interview rating of 4.5

3. TEF: Test d’évaluation de français (French proficiency test)
Minimum average of 4 with no component lower than 4
Minimum oral interview rating of 4.5

4. Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Minimum total score of 7
Test must include all components:

  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking
The language assessment must have been completed within two years of applying for credentialing with the Alliance. The scores from various sittings of a language assessment cannot be combined. An applicant must pass the language assessment in one sitting of the language assessment examination.