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  • Identifying Information

    Element No.ElementDefinition of Element
    1 [A]Regulator IDA unique identifier assigned to each Regulator by the OMFC.
    2 [B]Person IDA unique identifier assigned to each IE Applicant by the Regulator.

    Anonymous to the OMFC.
    3 [C]OMFC Reporting YearThe calendar year that the report covers.
  • Application Information

    Element No.ElementDefinition of Element
    4 [D]Number of Repeat ApplicationsRefers to the number of previous applications for the IE Applicant that were closed, that is, the number of applications prior to the one now being reported.

    Some Regulators close out a file after a specified period of time. In this case, if the IE Applicant returns, they would be considered a repeat IE Applicant.
    5 [E]IE Applicant Type/Registration Category Applied forThe category of registration applied for by the IE Applicant, as defined by the Regulator.

    For many Regulators, this entry will be a standard category associated with a professional designation.

    It will have particular relevance for Regulators who register individuals in more than one designation, for example, the Manitoba Speech and Hearing Association.
    6 [F] Application Process Started outside CanadaDid the IE Applicant apply from outside Canada (pre-arrival)?
    7 [G] Country of EducationThe country in which the IE Applicant received the most recent relevant education for the registration process.
    8 [H] Documentation AvailabilityIs the IE Applicant able to provide all the required documentation?

    “No” and “Partially” refer to situations where it is not possible for the IE Applicant to produce the original documentation required and where they have demonstrated with reason that this is so.

    As an example, the IE Applicant could be a refugee or the institution the IE Applicant attended may no longer exist.
  • Assessment Information and Registration Requirements

    Element No.ElementDefinition of Element
    9 [I] Date File Opened – Profession Specific AssessorWhere the assessment process begins with a profession specific third party assessment body, this is the date that it begins to track the IE Applicant.
    9A [J]Date File Opened – MB RegulatorThe date the Manitoba Regulator formally begins to track the IE Applicant. This is defined by Regulators according to their specific process.
    For example, the file may be opened when the first formal document is received or when an application form, and/or payment, is received.
    10 [K] Date All Documentation ReceivedThe date all documents required for application are received complete.

    This is the date that marks the beginning of the assessment process – when the application is considered complete and can proceed to review/assessment.
    11 [L] Application Assessment DecisionThe result of the initial application assessment – the decision based on the assessment/review of all documentation required for application.

    This Element (and 12M/13N) could apply to either the Profession Specific Third Party Assessor or the Manitoba Regulator.
    12 [M] Date Assessment DecisionThe date on which the Element 11 [L] decision on the initial assessment of the application was made.
    13 [N]Date Assessment Decision Communicated to IE ApplicantThe date on which the Element 11 [L] decision on the assessment of the application was communicated to the IE Applicant.
    14 [O]Credential AuthenticityEducation documents have been verified as authentic:
    Document Veracity
    15 [P]Canadian Equivalency AssessmentAcademic credentials have been assessed , in terms of their equivalency to Canadian educational standards: Education Equivalency
    16 [Q]Education RequirementHas the IE Applicant met the academic education requirement at initial assessment?
    17 [R]Previous Registration outside CanadaHas the IE Applicant held previous registration outside of Canada?

    If an IE Applicant has been registered previously outside of Canada, the Regulator typically requires proof, in the form of a statement of good standing or other evidence of status.

    If an IE Applicant has not been registered previously, the Regulator may nevertheless require proof of eligibility to be registered in their previous jurisdiction.
    18 [S]Character RequirementsHas the IE Applicant met the Character Requirements Requirement?

    Most often this is a criminal records check (other country, RCMP, Citizenship and Immigration Canada), but it could include other measures, such as personal references or signed declarations.
    18A [T]Date of Result – Character RequirementsEnter the date on which the Requirement is met - the date of receipt – not the date of the documentation itself.
    19 [U]Work Experience/Practice CurrencyHas the IE Applicant met the Work Experience/Practice Currency Requirement?

    This refers to previous work experience that is recognized and current.

    For “Right to Practice” professions (most often health-related), this will refer to international experience.

    For “Right to Title” professions (such as accountants and engineers), this could refer to both international and domestic work experience.
    20 [V]Date of Result - Work Experience/Practice CurrencyDate of result for assessment of Work Experience/Practice Currency Requirement.
    21 [W]English/French Language ProficiencyHas the IE Applicant met the English/French Language Proficiency Requirement?
    22 [X]Date of Result - English/French Language ProficiencyDate English/French Language Proficiency Requirement met.
    23 [Y]Evaluating Exam Has the IE Applicant met the Evaluating Exam Requirement?

    This refers to a preliminary exam that tests overall professional knowledge or whether an international program of study is comparable to a Canadian and/or Manitoba standard.

    Evaluating Exams are a prerequisite to eligibility to continue the assessment process. They are not typically required for IE Applicants covered by reciprocal agreements.
    24 [Z]Date of Result – Evaluating ExamDate of result for Evaluating Exam Requirement.
    25 [AA]Qualifying ExamHas the IE Applicant met the Qualifying Exam Requirement?

    This refers to an exam that tests knowledge, skills, and abilities/attitudes necessary for competent practice in the profession and may include both written and performance based components.
    26 [AB]Date of Result - Qualifying ExamDate of result for Qualifying Exam Requirement.
    27 [AC]Competency Based AssessmentHas the IE Applicant met the Competency Based Assessment Requirement?

    This refers to the measurement of skills and expertise through practical demonstration.

    Competency-based assessments allow individuals to show what they can do and know.
    28 [AD]Date of Result – Competency Based Assessment Date of result for Competency Based Assessment Requirement.
    29 [AE]Prior Learning Assessment Has the IE Applicant met the Prior Learning Assessment Requirement?

    This refers to the process of identifying, assessing and recognizing skills and knowledge- not directly reflected in formal credentials – but which have been acquired through work experience, unrecognized training, independent study or other activities.
    30 [AF]Date of Result - Prior Learning AssessmentDate of result for Prior Learning Assessment Requirement.
    31 [AG]Practical ExamHas the IE Applicant met the Practical Exam Requirement?

    This term is more frequently used in the Trades.
    32 [AH]Date of Result - Practical ExamDate of result for Practical Exam Requirement.
    33 [AI]Supervised PracticeHas the IE Applicant met the Supervised Practice Requirement?

    This refers to situations where supervised practice is a Requirement prior to registration and would include articling for non-health professions.
    34 [AJ]Date of Result - Supervised PracticeDate of result for assessment of Supervised Practice Requirement.
    35 [AK]National ExamHas the IE Applicant met the National Exam Requirement?
    36 [AL]Date of Result - National ExamDate of result for National Exam Requirement.
    37 [AM]Jurisprudence or Professional Practice ExamHas the IE Applicant met the Jurisprudence or Professional Practice Exam Requirement?

    This refers to an exam that tests knowledge of the particular laws, legal requirements, standards, and expectations for ethical behaviour related to the practice and regulation of the profession in Manitoba.
    38 [AN]Date of Result - Jurisprudence or Professional Practice ExamDate of result for Jurisprudence or Professional Practice Exam Requirement.
    39 [AO]Final Exam (Other)Has the IE Applicant met the Final Exam (Other) Requirement?
    40 [AP]Date of Result – Final Exam (Other)Date of result for Final Exam (Other) Requirement.
    43 [AQ]Number of AppealsThe number of times that the IE Applicant launches an appeal during the assessment and registration process.
    44 [AR]Regulator Administrative RequirementsAny other Regulator identified Requirements to formally complete the registration process.

    As an example, there may be a requirement for successful IE Applicants to be approved for registration by the Regulator’s board/council.
    45 [AS]Date - Regulator Administrative Requirements The date on which any other Requirements have been completed (for example, the date on which the board/council reviews/decides on the eligible IE Applicant’s request for registration).
  • Outcome Information

    Element No.ElementDefinition of Element
    46 [AT]Provisional Registration CategoryA time-related registration category under which the IE Applicant is registered as able to practice, possibly with restrictions, for a limited period.

    This Element captures IE Applicants who hold a “provisional registration” while final requirements are in the process of being met, such as while in internships, supervised practice, “in-training”, or on a graduate registry.
    47 [AU]Date of Provisional RegistrationThe date on which the IE Applicant is registered as able to practice provisionally.
    48 [AV]Full Registration CategoryThe category in which the IE Applicant became registered as a practicing member.
    49 [AW]Date of Full RegistrationThe date on which the IE Applicant is registered to practice and entered into the membership registry.
    50 [AX]File Disposition ReasonThe reason that the Regulator discontinues reporting on the IE Applicant to the OMFC.

    In essence, this is the final result of the assessment and registration process. For those who are successful in achieving registration, they move from being recorded here – to the membership registry.
    51 [AY]Date of IE Applicant File DispositionThe date on which the Regulator discontinues reporting on the IE Applicant to the OMFC.
  • Notes

    Element No.ElementDefinition of Element
    52 [AZ]NotesArea where a Regulator can add to the record to explain details of an IE Applicant’s path, such as multiple exam attempts or multiple exam Requirements within a given data element, or other anomalies.

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