The following Bridge Training programs can help internationally educated health professionals prepare to enter specialized bridging programs, obtain licensure and find employment in their field.
The BTMH program is designed to help internationally trained mental health professionals integrate successfully in the Canadian mental health labour market. Combining classroom instruction, supervised work experience and job search supports, this full-time, 11 months program is designed to:
This program provides internationally educated health professionals with specialized training in healthcare interpretation services in languages other than English and French. It provides participants with workplace culture and communication training, occupation-specific language training, opportunities to gain Canadian work experience, preparation for the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters exam and employment services.
The program will be accessible Ontario-wide in an online format and aims to increase stakeholder networks so that internships and other opportunities are available in municipalities across the province.
This project works to connect qualified bridge training participants seeking employment in a health-care field with employers in North-Western Ontario looking to hire health-care professionals.
Phone: (613) 742-2493
This program provides specialized training to internationally trained health services professionals to help them find employment in the same field in Ontario. This program includes occupation-specific language training, communication and the culture of the work environment; work environment simulation exercises and opportunities for visiting, networking and job shadowing with employers in related fields.
This program helps internationally educated medical graduates and other healthcare professionals explore employment options in the non-regulated alternative healthcare sector. The program includes workshops on transferable skills and healthcare sector orientation. It also provides occupation-specific language education, workplace culture and communications training, and employment opportunities.
Phone: (416) 596-3101 ext. 3147
The Michener Bridging Program for internationally educated medical laboratory technologists is an in class 16 week program. You will gain valuable simulated laboratory experience, intensive theory review, and thorough preparation to write the CSMLS certification exam. The simulated laboratory courses will assist you in obtaining Canadian work experience. This course will also fulfill all refresher course requirements from your Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). Bridging Program students will have access to a variety of student supports offered at the Michener Institute.
Phone: (416) 596-3101 ext 3147
The Michener Bridging Program for internationally educated medical laboratory technologists is an in class 15 week program. You will review core theory and obtain thorough preparation to write the CAMRT certification exam. Bridging Program students will have access to a variety of student supports offered at the Michener Institute.