Another option available if you have differences in your qualifications is to sit an aptitude test. There are separate aptitude tests for the three essential core areas of:
Each aptitude test consists of two parts: Part A Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Part B Clinical Practical Examination (CPE).
To apply to do the Aptitude test, please select the following link to download the document.
Please submit the completed document along with your ISCP decision letter, two passport photos and the appropriate fee.
Visa application is a separate process and beyond the remit of the ISCP. Please be advised that ISCP staff cannot advocate for an applicant. The ISCP will furnish a confirmation letter to applicants only when fully paid up to sit the physiotherapy aptitude test. The onus is on the applicant to allow enough time to complete all necessary processes. The refund policy (article 4.2 Physiotherapy Aptitude Test-Information for Applicants) will be strictly enforced.
The September 2014 MCQ will be held on Tuesday 9th September2014. Deadline for applicaitons is Monday 11th August 2014.
Please note PART B CPE will now be held three weeks after PART A MCQ
Details of the next Physiotherapy Aptitude Test
Part A of the Aptitude Test will take place on Tuesday 9th September and Part B will take place the week of 29th September 014. The deadline for Part A & Part B is Monday 11th August 2014.
Venue and times -
Part A MCQ Tuesday 9th September 2014
Venue: Newman Study, RCSI College, 123 St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2
Registration begins 30 minutes before each examination and finishes 10 minutes before each examination begins. Applicants must be sitting in exam hall 10 minutes before each exam to ensure adequate preparation time
Area: Cardio Respiratory Care Time: 9:00-10:00
Area: Musculoskeletal &Rheumatology Time: 10:30 -11:30
Area: Neurological Rehabilitation Time: 12:00 -1:00
Contact person: Co-ordinator (01) 402 2353
Part B CPE WEEK of 29th September 2014
Registration begins 30 minutes before each examination and finishes 10 minutes before each examination begins. Applicants must be sitting in exam hall 10 minutes before each exam to ensure adequate preparation time.
Each candidate will be notified of the time and venue of their CPE
Musculoskeletal - Neurological - Cardio Respiratory Care -
Dates, times and venues to be confirmed closer to the examination day.