MCQ and OSCE Exams

Applying for the MCQ Exam

Below is a guide to make sure you’re ready for your exam.

Create a New CMTO Profile

Online  http://www.cmto.com/becoming-an-rmt/certification-examinations/online-application/

  1. You will be asked if you have a valid login and password, select No;
  2. You will be taken to the CMTO profile creation form. Please enter your information and ensure all required fields are completed and accurate; Note: Your CMTO profile, photo ID, and graduation list must all contain the same name

Paper  http://www.cmto.com/assets/Certification-Examinations-Application.pdf

MCQ Exam Fees

Activity
Fee Note
Multiple-Choice Examination (MCQ)
$500  Per Attempt
MCQ Late Withdrawal Fee 
$150   Fee can be waived if appropriate medical documentation is provided
For more information on the fee schedule click here

MCQ Exam Checklist

Step 1: Login to your CMTO profile by entering your User ID and Password into the Registrants Login section of the College website;

Step 2: Navigate to the “Book Exam” tab on the top menu bar;

Step 3: Select MCQ Exam from the drop-down menu of the available options

Step 4: Complete the online credit card payment by following the online prompts

Step 5: If the College has received and processed your school’s official graduation list and has receive your language fluency assessment (if applicable), then you will receive MCQ scheduling instructions via e-mail after submitting the MCQ payment;

Step 6: Follow the instructions outlined in the MCQ scheduling instructions e-mail to schedule your MCQ on the ISO Quality Testing website

IMPORTANT:

1. If you have paid for your MCQ but have not yet scheduled an MCQ date on the ISO Quality Testing website, then you have not successfully registered for the MCQ.

2. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that all MCQ eligibility, payment and scheduling instructions are followed to ensure they are successfully scheduled for the MCQ and to contact the College well before the MCQ application deadline if assistance is required. The MCQ application deadline cannot be extended.

MCQ Withdrawal and Rescheduling Policy

IMPORTANT: You have the option to withdraw from a scheduled examination session at any time, up until the commencement of the exam, without the exam counting as an attempt. Ultimately, it is your decision and at your discretion to proceed with a scheduled examination.

Withdrawing from an MCQ Date

You must e-mail Certification Services with a written request if you are intending to withdraw from a scheduled MCQ examination session. The withdrawal request must be received no later than 11:59 PM ET on the application/withdrawal deadline to avoid incurring the MCQ late withdrawal fee.

Rescheduling an MCQ Date before the MCQ Withdrawal Deadline

Requests to reschedule can only be made within the current calendar year. If you have scheduled an MCQ on the ISO Quality Testing website and wishes to reschedule to an alternate date before the MCQ withdrawal deadline, you may contact the College’s testing firm directly to reschedule at the following toll-free number: 1-866-773-1114.

Rescheduling an MCQ Date after the MCQ Withdrawal Deadline

If you have scheduled an MCQ on the ISO Quality Testing website and wish to reschedule to an alternate date after the MCQ withdrawal deadline, you will need to send a written request to the Certification Services Department. Rescheduling requests received after the MCQ withdrawal deadline are subject to the MCQ late withdrawal fee.

MCQ Exam Day Registration & Entrance Requirements

  • MCQ Examination sessions start promptly at the times stated in the MCQ Candidate Admission Letter, and registration times are strictly adhered to;
  • You must present the MCQ Candidate Admission letter issued by SMT (PDF Letter sent via email confirming your MCQ exam details) along with a currently valid, government-issued photo identification that includes a signature;
  • If you cannot meet the photo identification requirement, you will not be permitted to take the examination;
  • If you do not provide the Candidate Admission Letter, you will not be permitted to take the examination;
  • No food or drink is allowed on the exam site. If you have a specific medical conditions (e.g., hypoglycaemia, diabetes) requiring the consumption of food or water, you must request permission from the College when applying for the exam;
  • Cellular phones, pocket PCs, and other audio and/or video recording or transmitting devices are not permitted during the exam. Possession of any of these devices is considered an act of cheating and can result in the invalidation of exam results and/or other appropriate action as deemed necessary by the College. Refer to the Rules of Conduct and College Protocol in the Event of Suspected Cheating sections of this document for further details.

MCQ Exam Location

MCQ Exam Location

The MCQ examinations are administered at the following location:

The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto 225 Jarvis Street

Toronto, Ontario M5B 2C1

 

MCQ Exam Location

For candidates approved to receive accommodations that cannot be accommodated at the MCQ site, the MCQ examination is only administered on-site at the College’s office, unless the candidate’s special need requires accommodation at another location:

Exam Location

Applying for the OSCE Exam

Below is a guide to make sure you’re ready for your exam.

Create New CMTO Profile

Create a New CMTO Profile

Online  http://www.cmto.com/becoming-an-rmt/certification-examinations/online-application/

  1. You will be asked if you have a valid login and password, select No;
  2. You will be taken to the CMTO profile creation form. Please enter your information and ensure all required fields are completed and accurate; Note: Your CMTO profile, photo ID, and graduation list must all contain the same name

Paper  http://www.cmto.com/assets/Certification-Examinations-Application.pdf

OSCE Exam Fee

OCSE Exam Fees

 

Activity Fee Note
Objectively Structured Clinical Evaluation (OSCE) 
$700  Per Attempt
OCSE Late Withdrawal Fee
$150  Fee can be waived if appropriate medical documentation is provided

For more information on the fee schedule click here

OSCE Exam Checklist

Step 1: Login to your CMTO profile by entering your User ID and Password into the Registrants Login section of the College website.

Step 2: Navigate to the “Book Exam” tab on the top menu bar

Step 3: Select OSCE Exam from the drop-down menu of the available options

Step 4: Select an examination date from the list of OSCE dates displayed and select view beside your preferred date (If no OSCE dates are displayed, then this means that there are no dates currently available);

Step 5: Review the exam booking details;

Step 6: Select confirm to finalize your new OSCE date selection;

Step 7: Complete the online credit card payment to secure your selected OSCE date

IMPORTANT: Before applying for an OSCE, please check with your school to confirm when your official graduation list will be submitted to the College. Ensure that you schedule an OSCE a minimum of 14 calendar days AFTER your graduation list submission date. If the College does not receive an official graduation list 14 calendar days before your scheduled OSCE, you may be removed from your OSCE and charged the OSCE late withdrawal fee.

OSCE Rescheduling Policy

Rescheduling an OSCE Date BEFORE the Rescheduling Deadline

  1. Please login to your existing profile on the CMTO website; do not create a duplicate profile in order to prevent missed communications.
  2. Navigate to the “Book Exam” tab on the top menu bar;
  3. Under the “Booked Exams” section, select the Reschedule hyperlink;
  4. Select new OSCE date from list of available dates and select view beside your preferred date;
  5. Review the exam booking details;
  6. Select confirm to finalize your new OSCE date selection;
  7. Complete the online credit card payment to secure your selected OSCE date

Rescheduling an OSCE Date AFTER the Rescheduling Deadline

  1. A $150.00 late withdrawal fee applies if you reschedule an OSCE after the rescheduling deadline;
  2. Please login to your existing profile on the CMTO website; do not create a duplicate profile in order toprevent miscommunications.
  3. Select “View OSCE Availability” tab on the top menu bar (OSCE dates that are unavailable will not bedisplayed after logging into your profile);
  4. Send a written request with your preferred available OSCE date via e-mail to Certification Services fromthe e-mail address indicated in your CMTO profile;
  5. Provide your first name, last name, 5-digit candidate identification number and the date you are currentlyscheduled for;
  6. Once the Certification Services Department receives your rescheduling request, you will receive an e-mailresponse;
  7. Once your rescheduling request is processed, you will need to login to your CMTO profile to pay the$150.00 late withdrawal fee, which can be accessed in the Invoices menu tab

OSCE Examination Day Registration & Entrance Requirements

  • You should arrive on the 8th floor at least 20 minutes before the scheduled session arrival start time and check in at the reception desk. Note that the receptionist is not responsible for ensuring that you are in compliance with the examination entrance requirements;
  • Non-examination candidates are not permitted to wait in the CMTO premises;
  • There are no scheduled breaks during the 90-minute examination session. If you need to use the restroom facilities at any time during the exam, you will be accompanied by a proctor escort subject to the proctor’s availability. However, the allotted 90-minute exam session time will not be suspended to accommodate this, and the exam will continue uninterrupted;
  • Currently valid, government-issued photo identification that includes a signature (Driver’s License, Passport, Citizenship, or other Government issued ID) must be provided or candidates will not be permitted to take the examination. Photo ID must be current (not expired);
  • If you require gloves during the OSCE due to a cut or injury, you may request them during the exam registration period;
  • You must wear their identification badge issued at the registration desk throughout the examination. The badge displays the starting station for each candidate and a barcode, which is a unique identifier assigned to each candidate. As you enter each station, first approach each examiner to have your badge scanned;
  • Cellular phones, pocket PCs, and other audio and/or video recording or transmitting devices are not permitted while the candidate is doing the exam. Possession of any of these devices is considered an act of cheating and can result in the invalidation of exam results and/or other appropriate action as deemed necessary by the College. Refer to the Rules of Conduct and College Protocol in the Event of Suspected Cheating sections of this document for further details;
  • You will be permitted to store all personal belongings in a room near the exam area. The College is not responsible for any personal injury or articles lost, stolen, or broken at the examination centres;
  • No perfumes, colognes, scented hair sprays, after-shave, scented deodorants, or scented oils, are permitted due to candidate, client and examiner allergies;
  • No outside food or drink is allowed at the exam site. Candidates can request access to water during the exam, which will be provided by the College before the exam commences;
  • If you have specific medical conditions (e.g., hypoglycaemia, diabetes) requiring the consumption of food must request permission from the College when applying for the exam;
  • All materials, including lotion and oil, required for the performance of the OSCE will be provided in the examination rooms. You are not permitted to bring their own oil or lotion for use during the exam and will be asked to store these items for the duration of the exam;

OSCE Exam Location

The OSCE examinations are administered at the following location:

College of Massage Therapists of Ontario 8th Floor – Suite 810
1867 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4S 1Y5

Exam Location