Entry-to-Practice Examinations

Applicants to become Registered Audiologists (RAUDs), Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioners (RHIPs), or Registered Speech-Language Pathologists (RSLPs) in BC must meet entry-to-practice requirements before being granted Full registration. Among the requirements is passing entry-to-practice examinations.

As specified in Section 68 of the CSHBC Bylaws, all required entry-to-practice examinations must be approved by the College’s Registration Committee. Exams approved by the Committee and available for applicants to take include the following:

Profession Approved Examinations
Praxis Exam in Audiology or CETP Exam in Audiology
Hearing Instrument Dispensing
ILE Written Exam and CSHBC HID Practical Exam
Speech-Language Pathology
Praxis Exam in Speech-Language Pathology or CETP Exam in Speech-Language Pathology

For information on the entry-to-practice exams required for each profession, including details on registration, enrollment and sitting dates, and other aspects, it is important that applicants read the web pages that pertain to the profession(s) they wish to apply for:

All applicants for registration with CSHBC who are Canadian-educated or International-educated must take entry-to-practice exams, except for:

  • Labour mobility applicants
  • Applicants for Temporary and Temporary (Teaching) registration
  • Non-practising registrants applying for Full registration

For information about all entry-to-practice requirements for the three main pathways to registration, see the following pages:

College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia

900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1S4

Phone: 604.742.6380
Toll-free: 1.888.742.6380
Email: [email protected]