Affiliate Application for Certification

Who is this Program For?

  • Reflexologists who wish to be certified by the college and become a full member of the OCR but are certified by a different school;
  • Students who are unable to complete their original certificate courses but wish to complete it with the Ontario College of Reflexology;
  • For Reflexologists and students who wish to be certified by the college that is based on the Minimum Standards as established by the college.

Minimum Standards:

  • minimum 30-hours classroom instruction that includes:
    • a minimum of 15 hours of basic A & P;
    • basic pathological conditions and corresponding reflexes to work on;
    • basic history of Reflexology in North America;
    • basic theory of Reflexology;
    • methodology of documenting Reflexology sessions and;
    • a minimum of 15-hours of practical instruction.
  • completion of at least 50 documented Foot Reflexology sessions;
  • a written examination that is graded and assigned a mark which covers all parts of the classroom instruction;
  • a practical examination that is graded and assigned a mark (Pass/No Pass grades not accepted).

How To Apply:

  • Completed application form with fee of $125.00 (Non-refundable)
  • If examinations are required, an additional exam fee of $125 is applicable or each exam;
  • Proof of course fee paid at previous school;
  • A copy of your Reflexology certificate* (if applicable);
  • Proof of examination marks (transcript* or letter*) and;
  • Course outline.
  • To sign up online, use this link or scroll to the bottom of this page.

* If submitted documentation is not in English, a notarized translation into English shall be attached to the original documentation.

You may be asked to provide the following after we have received your application:

  • Course materials and textbook (can be returned to applicant upon request) including a foot Reflexology chart;
  • Practicum of original documented Foot Reflexology sessions (will be returned by traceable mail after review) and;
  • Any other supporting documentation as required to complete your application.

Application Review:

  • All application reviews are done on a case-by-case basis and may take up to 4 to 6 weeks, depending upon the complexity of the application;
  • The college reserves the right to reject, modify or require additional parameters in your application;
  • If you do not meet any part of the Minimum Standards, you may be required to complete one or more of the following:
    • An Examination Fee of $125 each shall be paid by the applicant (in addition to the application fee of $95);
    • Proctored written examination (study booklet will be provided);
    • Partial or complete practicum of documented foot reflexology sessions as required;
    • Practical examination - video recorded (see Practical Exam by Video Guidelines);
    • Any other requirements as established by the college;
    • Any examination re-take will cost an additional $75.00 Examination Fee for each re-take.
  • Any decisions made by the Dean of the college on the application will be considered final.

Successful Completion:

You will receive the following:

  • a certificate as a Certified Foot Reflexologist;
  • 1-year membership as a Certified Reflexologist;
  • eligible to purchase Professional Malpractice Insurance (at extra cost);
  • eligible to be listed on the Referral Listing of Certified Reflexologists;
  • and any other benefits available to current members at the time.

Download application and instruction forms PDF

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