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Accepting translated documents from many sources

Classification: Health

Regulatory Body

College of AUDIOLOGISTS AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS of Ontario

College of AUDIOLOGISTS AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS of Ontario

Description

This practice gives internationally trained applicants flexibility in the sources they use to translate their required documentation.

The College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (CASLPO) accepts translated documents from:

  • the consulate, high commission or embassy (in Ontario) for the country that issued the documents

  • a Canadian consulate, high commission or embassy in the country from which the applicant emigrated

  • a certified member of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario

  • a translator accredited by a professional association of translators in Canada

  • a translator accredited by the Canadian government

  • a translator accredited by a provincial or municipal government in Canada

CASLPO outlines these choices in its package for internationally educated applicants.

The college's flexibility about authorized translators allows applicants to complete translations in their country of origin, where costs may be lower than in Canada. It also affords applicants a greater range of options once in Canada.

Value to Regulator

  • Helps to accommodate diverse needs of applicants.
  • Helps to improve access to pre-immigration assessments.
  • Helps to improve communication with applicants.

Value for Applicants

  • Helps applicants better understand the registration process and what to expect.
  • Helps applicants to understand what to expect to be licensed before coming to Canada.
  • Enables applicants to meet registration requirements in more efficient way; process is streamlined and registration requirements are relevant and fair.

Duties from Registration Practices Assessment Guides

This practice falls under the following duties from the Registration Practices Assessment Guides:

  • Documentation of Qualifications
  • Fairness

Profession's Membership Size

Medium (2,000 to 10,000 members)

Date of publication:

Jun 04, 2013