Applicants and PT Students: How Practice Advice Can Help You

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I have a Provisional Practice Certificate with the College. Can I use the title physiotherapist on a CV or business cards?


No. Only people with an Independent Practice Certificate can use the title physiotherapist, physical therapist or PT. If you are holding a Provisional Practice Certificate you can use the titles Physiotherapy Resident, Physical Therapy Resident or PT Resident.

And if someone refers to you as a physiotherapist, be sure to make them aware that you are a PT Resident practicing under the supervision of a registered physiotherapist.

Restricted Titles, Credentials and Specialty Designations

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