Medical Radiation Technologists

(NOC 3215)
+15.31%
 

Requirement

To be a medical radiation technologist, you need a two- to three-year college, hospital, school or other approved program in your area of specialization.

You may specialize in diagnostic radiography, nuclear medicine technology or radiation therapy.

You also need a period of supervised practical training.

You may need a licence in the province/territory where you'll work.

You must be certified by the national association Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists in all provinces except Quebec.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor or instructor.

Most recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 3 in 20 have an undergraduate university degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Multidisciplinary teamwork
Business procedures
Interpersonal skills

Useful Secondary School Subjects

English
Math
Computer-related courses
Biology
Chemistry

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Medical Radiation Technology Diploma; Advanced
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University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Medical Imaging Clinical Support Worker Certificate
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Cambrian College
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Medical Radiation Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Modified on April 07, 2022