As per the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Profession Regulations, to apply, you must:

1.  Have:

    • At least a master’s degree in speech-language pathology or audiology from an approved university level program, and
    • Completed the requirements for academic coursework and clinical practice experience. (See Appendix 1 for ACSLPA Coursework Requirements and Appendix 2 for Clinical Practice Hours Requirements), or
    • Be registered in good standing with a regulatory organization in another province in Canada, or
    • Have qualifications that the Registration Committee decides are substantially equivalent to the first bullet above. (NOTE: To decide this, the Registration Committee may ask an applicant to complete examinations, assessment, training or educational programs).

2. Demonstrate that your professional practice is current by showing you have:

  • Graduated from an approved program within the three years before applying, or
  • Practiced as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist for at least 1250 hours in the five years immediately before applying, or
  • Successfully completed approved, refresher[4] education courses in your profession within the three years before applying.

3. Demonstrate you have the required level of Professional Liability Insurance. (See Appendix 3)

4. Meet the English language proficiency requirements of ACSLPA. (See Appendix 4)

5. Demonstrate good character and reputation by submitting:

  • A satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC), or equivalent (See Appendix 5),
  • A written reference or letter of good standing, and
  • declarations on the ACSLPA registration form related to professional behaviour[5] required for registration.

[4]A study course that is a review of previous education.

[5]Any questions regarding responses to declarations will be discussed with the applicant and a decision regarding whether the application can proceed will be made on a case by case basis.