Registration Requirements

The College is responsible for ensuring that an individual practicing as a medical radiation technologist or electroneurophysiology technologist in Alberta is qualified to do so. Registration with the College assures the public that the technologist has met the requirements defined by the registration regulation made under the Health Professions Act (HPA).

The following are the requirements for registration with the College:

  • Successful completion of an approved program of study or education deemed to be substantially equivalent in the specialty you are applying to
  • Successful completion of an entry-to-practice examination set or approved by the College Council (not required for temporary registration)
  • Completion of the Currency of Practice Hours form (new graduates are exempt from this requirement, if the application is submitted within two years of graduation)
    • Applicants applying for one specialty must have completed at least 800 working hours of practice in the appropriate area of practice within the five years immediately preceding the date the registrar receives a complete application
    • Applicants applying for registration in more than one specialty must meet the criteria specified in (a) above in their primary area of practice and have completed at least 160 working hours in their secondary area of practice within the five years immediately preceding the date the registrar receives a complete application
  • Reasonable proficiency in English so as to be able to engage safely and competently in the practice of medical diagnostic and therapeutic technology in Alberta
    • An applicant who has successfully completed a program of study that is approved by the Council and that was provided in the English language will be deemed to have met the requirements
    • An applicant who has received their qualifying education outside of Canada and/or in a primary language other than English will have their language equivalency assessed by one of the criteria outlined in the English Language Proficiency Policy
  • Details of all of the following that apply:
    • If you were the subject of a criminal offence or any offence related to the regulation of the practice of the profession
    • If you have been investigated or are the subject of a current investigation involving an allegation of professional misconduct in relation to the profession or in another profession in Alberta or in another jurisdiction
    • If you are the subject of a finding of professional misconduct or are currently the subject of a proceeding involving an allegation of professional misconduct in relation to the profession or another health profession in Alberta or in another jurisdiction
    • If a judgment in a civil action has been brought against you relating to your practice
    • If conditions have ever been imposed on your practice permit or equivalent
  • Successful completion of the regulation education module approved by the College
  • Proof of professional liability insurance (PLI) or protection against professional liability in accordance with the requirements set out by the College
  • Submission of an original criminal record check
  • Payment of the applicable fees

If you’re not sure if you meet the requirements or if you have any questions, please feel welcome to contact the College by email at registration@acmdtt.com or by phone at 780.487.6130 or 1.800.282.2165.