Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography (Probationary)


  • The Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography program provides students with a comprehensive academic training in cardiovascular ultrasound theory and practical professional experience in our state-of-the-art facilities. Students will be prepared for their real-world placements at either clinics or hospitals.   

    About Probationary:

    The diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography program is approved as a vocational program under Private Career College Act 2005 for a probationary period.







  • This program is 78 weeks (1990 hours) long. There are 58 weeks instructor-led full-time training, lecture, and practice on campus and there are 20 weeks co-op placement in clinics or hospitals to obtain real-world experience.  

  • Applicant must have Canadian a university degree.
    International students must have a demonstrated competency in English.
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)  50 marks
    • Paper-based TOEFL (PBT)   550
    • Internet-based TOEFL (IBT) 80  (20 min. in writing and speaking, 20 min. in reading and listening)
    • IELTS  5.5 (min. 5.0 in each band)
    • MELAB 75 (min. score of 70 on each section)
    • Medical Certificate (Immunization Form) is required indicating that the student has up-to-date immunization 
    • CPR & First Aid Certificates – It is preferred to have completed STANDARD FIRST AID and BASIC RESCUER CPR prior to clinical placement
    • A police check of Criminal Record
  • The college will arrange your co-op practice in clinics or hospitals for 20 weeks to get real-world experience. This will help you in your future job search. 

  • Graduates with a registered license can work a position in any of these fields:

    • Hospitals
    • Medical clinics
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
    Ultrasound Technologist
    Medical Sonographer
    Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor
    Medical Sonographers Supervisor

  • Ultrasound technologist NOC code is 3216; this is an occupation under Skills Matrix B in the NOC code.

    • Operate ultrasound imaging equipment to produce images of those parts of the body requiring examination
    • Monitor examination by viewing images on video screen, to evaluate quality and consistency of diagnostic images, and make adjustments to equipment as required
    • Record, store, and process scanned images 
    • Observe and care for patients throughout examinations to ensure patient safety and comfort
    • Prepare examination reports for physicians to aid in the diagnosis of cardiac, vascular and other disorders
    • Perform quality control checks on ultrasound equipment to ensure proper operation and perform minor repairs and adjustments as required
  • You can view the program video by clicking here.

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Fax: +1 (416) 916-8786 

Email: info@pharmamedical.ca