Dr. Yun Liu, Secretary-General, WFAS hosting the first WFAS international qualification test in Canada

WFCMS hosting the first WFCMS international qualification test in Canada

First cohort of graduating students to write WFCMS’s qualification test

 

President’s Message

In 2013, World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (a corporation without share capital affiliated with the Chinese College of Canada, an Ontario non-profit corporated founded in 1994) was approved by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to become a private career college registered under the Private Colleges Act, 2005 — the first private career college with a name that mentions Chinese medicine and acupuncture. As a result of our registration, we can now provide a number of career training programs which have been developed in response to needs identified by Employment and Social Development Canada, and students choosing to study in any of these approved programs may be eligible for financial assistance through Second Career. >>Read more

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Application is now open for new course starting from January and Grandparent Transition course, offered by World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College

World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (WCMAAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is currently the only private career college specializing in Chinese medicine and acupuncture that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Students completing our programs are eligible to write the Pan-Canadian Written and Clinical Case-Study Examinations. After successfully completing our courses, you are eligible for attend the qualifying examination or grandparent transition for certified Practitioner of TCM, Practitioner of Acupuncture.

In addition to studies in traditional Chinese medicine, WCMAAC, as a private career college registered under the Private Colleges Act, 2005. Students studying in these three programs may be eligible for financial assistance through Second Career. Three Diploma courses are:

1. Early Childhood Assistant

2. Computerized Accounting

3. Administrative Assistant

Internship is included, courses are highly recognized by employers, apply now.

WCMAAC is the only examination centre in Canada for international qualification examinations in partnership with the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) and the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS).

Courses starting from January:

1. Preparation course for [Prior Learning Assessment Registration]

If you were registered as Grandparented Practitioner of TCM or Acupuncturist before Apr 2014, June 2017 is your deadline for submitting final score to be certified. Once you successfully complete this course, you can be certified and keep practising after Apr 2018. Evening course and weekend course are available. Don’t miss this final chance.

2. Acupuncture 6-Semester Course and TCM 8-Semester Course

These two course are specially designed for qualification examinations. English training is available before the examination. You can attend the qualification examination in October every year after successfully complete the course. Medical professionals with relevant training can exempt credits which were earned previously for fast tracking.

The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) announced that all grandparented TCM practitioner much be registered and certified before August 2018 under the regulation of [Prior Learning Assessment Registration, (PLAR)]. After that, all acupuncturist must acquire up to 750 study hours, all TCM practitioner must acquire up to 1000 study hours, acquire up to 1200 clinical experience in three years, being assessed and approved by CTCMPAO in order to keep practising after 1st April, 2018. Another way is to pass the written and clinical case-study examination designed by CTCMPAO in English. You have to pay $2000 every time you attend the examination. So the best way to become a grantparented TCM practitioner is to enroll and graduate in our course, and registered before June 2017.

If you are interested, please apply by calling 416-315-7272 or 647-274-6988, or visit us at 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough, Ontario. For further information, email us at info@chinesecollegeofcanada.com or visit our website at www.wcmaac.com


World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (WCMAAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is currently the only private career college that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (Private Career College Act 2005). We offer 5 categories of programs:

1. Semester programs – 3 months per semester, new class starts in January, April, July and October. 4 subject in each semester, tuition fee is $3800 per semester

A. 6-semester Acupuncture program

B. 8-semester Practitioner of TCM and Acupuncture program

2. Programs by study-hour, new class starts in January, April, July and October. Students who earned relevant credits can apply for exemption. These special program is for Granparented TCM Practitioner and Acupuncture who want to transit to Registered Practitioner.

A. Study program – 1000 hours for TCM Practitioner, 750 hours for Acupuncturist. Students who successfully complete the course can submit application to CTCMPAO for assessment without examination. Tuition fee – minimum $4800 for TCM practitioner course and minimum $3800 for Acupuncturist course.

B. Examination preparation program – 12 evening lessons for TCM Practitioner course and 8 evening for Acupuncturist course, 3 hours for each evening. After successfully completed the course, your report card are eligible for applying transition examination carried by CTCMPAO. Tuition fee - $1200 for TCM Practitioner course and $800 for Acupuncturist course.

3. Second career program – 8 months including placement. Students who qualify for Second Career can apply for financial support.

A. Early Childhood Assistant

B. Computerized Accounting

C. Administrative Assistant

If you are interested, please apply by calling 416-315-7272 or 647-274-6988, or visit us at 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough, Ontario. For further information, email us at info@chinesecollegeofcanada.com or visit our website at www.wcmaac.com


Registration is now open for an exclusive preparation course for CTCMPAO’s written examinations for General Registration, featuring mock examination questions in English provided by the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), a UN NGO.

In March 2013, CTCMPAO has kickstarted the application process to register for the titles of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturist. Grandparented Registration is expected to end on April 4, 2014 and persons successfully obtaining a Grandparented Certificate of Registration will need to pass professional assessment within five years. For persons wanting to participate in the examinations for General Registration as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitoner or Acupuncturist, examinations will be in English and the first written examination will be on October 8, 2013.

Exclusive programs of study at WCMAAC

  1. WCMAAC is the first school of traditional Chinese medicine in Canada to offer training programs and international qualification examinations in partnership with the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) and the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), both headquartered in Beijing, China. All traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists requiring further training are welcome to contact us about our training programs.

    As the only acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine association having an NGO status with the World Health Organization, certificates issued by WFAS enjoy a degree of international credibility. Both WFAS and WFCMS have held their respective examinations in Toronto in 2012 and 2013, and the next WFAS examination for TCM and acupuncture has been scheduled for November 23, 2013.

  2. Applicants to the Masters program must hold a university degree or be a graduate of WCMAAC. Applicants to the Doctoral program must hold a Masters’ degree.


World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (WCMAAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is currently the only private career college specializing in Chinese medicine and acupuncture that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. We offer three courses: Diploma in Administrative Assistant, Diploma in Computerized Accounting and Early Childhood Assistant, you may be eligible for allowance from government if you are currently claiming EI benefit. >>Read more

Special courses of Practitioner of TCM in Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Practitioner of TCM in Acupuncture, will be starting from March 24. These two course are for those candidates who want to attend the examination and register before Apr 2014. >>Read more
World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (www.wcmaac.com) 2012-2013 pamphlet >>Read more