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NOC 3219 – Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

NOC 3219 – Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

December 8, 2019

In Canada immigration application, the National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 3219 is for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) job titles.

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level B

Employment requirements

  • Dietary technicians require completion of a two- to three-year college program in dietary technology and supervised practical training.
  • Pharmacy technicians usually require completion of a two- to three-year college program in pharmaceutics.
  • Registration with a regulatory body is required for pharmacy technicians in all provinces except Quebec and Saskatchewan.
  • Ocularists require completion of the education program of the American Society of Ocularists and supervised practical training or a five-year supervised practical training program under a certified ocularist.
  • Certification by the National Examining Board of Ocularists is usually required.
  • Prosthetists and orthotists require a two-year college program in prosthetics and orthotics technology and three years of supervised practical training.
  • Certification by the Canadian Board of Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists (CBCPO) may be required.
  • Prosthetic and orthotic technicians usually require a two- to three- year college program in prosthetics and orthotics and one to two years of supervised practical training or completion of secondary school and up to four years of supervised practical training under a certified prosthetist or orthotist.
  • Registration with the Canadian Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (CAPO) may be required.

List of Job Titles for NOC 3219 – Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

  • aeromedical instructor
  • aeromedical technician
  • aeromedicine technician
  • apprentice ocularist
  • artificial eye maker
  • artificial limb assembler
  • artificial limb finisher
  • artificial limb maker
  • aviation medicine technician
  • brace maker
  • certified orthotist (CO)
  • certified pedorthist (C Ped)
  • certified prosthetist
  • certified prosthetist-orthotist (CPO)
  • dialysis technician
  • dialysis technologist
  • dietary technician
  • dietary technologist
  • food and nutrition technician – dietetics
  • hemodialysis technician
  • hemodialysis technologist
  • kidney dialysis technician
  • kidney dialysis technologist
  • ocular prosthetist
  • ocularist
  • ocularist apprentice
  • ocularist technician
  • orthopedic appliance assembler
  • orthopedic mechanic
  • orthotic corset maker
  • orthotic technician
  • orthotist
  • orthotist-prosthetist
  • pedorthist
  • pharmacy technical assistant
  • pharmacy technician
  • prosthetic aide
  • prosthetic assistant
  • prosthetic technician
  • prosthetic-orthotic technician
  • prosthetist
  • prosthetist assistant
  • prosthetist-orthotist
  • registered orthotic technician (R.T.O.)
  • registered prosthetic and orthotic technician (R.T.P.O.)
  • registered prosthetic technician (R.T.P.)
  • surgical appliance fitter
  • surgical fitter
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