Exam Candidate Information

Updated: March 2015

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Exam Dates:


April 29th OR April 30th, 2016 - Exact date for your province to be communicated to the exam candidate NO LATER than One month prior to exam sitting.  

September 2016  (Exact dates TBA)


*******Exam Applications ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED******* Exam Application Deadline extended to FEBRUARY 15, 2016


Please read carefully:


Please print the exam application off from this site.  


Completed applications, proof of eligibility (diploma) and full payment must be received to your Provincial Education Coordinator no later than February 15, 2016.  Any late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.


For Address of which to send all applications please first check your provincial website for application instructions.

If your provincial website does not have instructions on application processes, please email the below PEC's:


British Columbia: education@ctabc.ca 

Alberta : Imarjano@telus.net (that is a capital i at the beginning of the email address, not L)

Saskatchewan: samanthalitvenenkoscta@gmail.com

Manitoba: rani1559@hotmail.com

Ontario: oscteducation@gmail.com

New Brunswick: nbscteducation@gmail.com

Nova Scotia and PEI: Danielle@ctans.ca

Newfoundland: education@ctan.ca

If you are from Quebec and would like to apply to challenge the CSCT certification exam, please choose a neighbouring province for information on applying.

COST FOR THE CSCT Registration Exam:


First Time Writing: $500.00
Re-Writing Part I or Part II : $300.00
Re-Writing both Part I & Part II: $450.00


CSCT Certification Exam Rewrite Policy – Effective March 2015


Exam Candidates are allowed a maximum of 4 (four) attempts (one initial and 3 re-writes) of the CSCT Certification Exam.

After unsuccessfully sitting the CSCT Certification exam for the first time, the candidate has a total of 3 additional attempts, which must be made within two years of the first attempt.


First attempt April 2015:  Candidate then has to make any subsequent attempts by April 2017. (September 2015, April 2016, September 2016 and April 2017)

CSCT encourages candidates to complete additional theory review courses and/or clinical hours prior to the 4th and final attempt.

Candidates who are unsuccessful after the 4 attempts, or who do not successfully complete the exam within the two year time frame do not meet the standards for membership.  In order to re-qualify for CSCT Certification and registration with the CSCT, you must register and graduate from a CSCT approved Cardiology Technology Program as a new student.


(Updated and approved by the CSCT Exam committee March 2015)



CSCT Certification Examination Eligibility


Candidates must comply fully with one of the following requirements:


1) Successfully completed a CSCT approved / CMA accredited Cardiology Technology Program within the past three years. For a list of programs currently approved, please contact your Provincial Education Coordinator or see www.csct.ca
Note: in cases where programs are completed up to month prior to the Exam Date applications may be accepted at the exam application deadline. Proof of successful program completion MUST be provided no later than 1 month prior to the exam date.
2) Foreign Trained Cardiology Technologists/Physicians must provide proof of education/work experience in order to challenge the exam. Please contact CSCT Education Director education@csct.ca for further information.



Note: Effective January 1 2013, graduates from an approved Cardiology Technology program must write within the next 3 consecutive eligible exams sittings.


Effective January 1 2013, any rewrites of the CSCT certification exam must be made within 2 years of the first attempt.


For those applicants who graduated prior to December 31 2012:

The CSCT certification exam in September 2015 will be the last opportunity to make a first attempt at the CSCT exam


April 2015 will also be the last opportunity to pass the exam, if unsuccessful prior to January 1 2013.