THE CALAS WEBSITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION

ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE
AVAILABLE IN MID-SEPTEMBER. 


With the launch of the new website, applications for Certification Exams will open in the middle of September, with the deadline being October 31st, 2018! Make sure to keep an eye out for updates!
 

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR ALL EXAM APPLICANTS
 

Please note that online applications must be completed once started, including an upload of ALL supporting documents. If any information or documents are missing from your application you will be denied entry into the certification process and will need to wait until the next exam cycle to apply. 

Effective for the 2019 Exam Cycle:

  • The ARLAT-Administrative program will no longer be offered.
  • Candidates who wish to pursue the ARLAT Module Program can complete the three modules together in an accelerated program, or one exam each year. The ARLAT 1,2 and the ARLAT 2,3 programs will no longer be offered. 
  • Candidates pursuing the RLAT, Provisional or RMLAT examinations - the certifications committee is moving towards a reading list for the 2019 examination cycle. A study guide will be provided as part of your exam package, however the training manual will be discontinued. 

Before you Apply

The following is a checklist of what you will be required to answer during the application process. Please ensure you have the necessary information prior to applying online.

Step 1: Member Info

Name, mailing address, phone number, email.

Step 2: Communication

You will be asked to confirm how you would like CALAS to communicate with you.  Please make your language preference clear as that will be the language your certification material and exam will be provided in. 

Step 3: Employment

You must include the name of your employer, your job title, types of animals that you worked with, and the time frame you were employed

Step 4: Education

You will be asked to include all relevant certifications, degrees and schools you have attended.  Documents from outside of Canada will require an official equivalency review included with the application.  The diploma or degree type must me listed on the document.  Hard science programs are the accepted standards and must have some relation to animal health (e.g. biology, environmental science, nursing, veterinary programs).

Step 5: Documents

Please indicate any special accommodations that you may have

Please scan and attach all documents relevant to your application; resume, letter from employer, degree, diploma, transcripts etc. All applications must be completed once started, including an upload of ALL support documents. If any information of documents are missing from your application you will be denied entry into the certification process and will need to wait until the next exam cycle to apply.

Step 6: Exam Selection

If you are unsure which exam site or exam type that you need to select, please contact the National Office exams@calas-acsal.org for further information.  Exams may not be changed during the exam cycle. 

Step 7: Review

Please review all information to ensure that it is correct

Step 8: Payment

You will be charged a non-refundable application fee of $31.00 + HST (13%) when you complete your application.

Your credit card number will not be kept on file. If you are approved to write an exam you will be required to provide payment for the exam fee at that time.

If you have any questions or run into any technical difficulty please contact the National Office:

Phone: (416) 593-0268    Email: exams@calas-acsal.org


CALAS/ACSAL National Office: PO Box 20507 - 2901 Sheppard Avenue East Toronto, ON M1T 3V5
Tel.:416-593-0268 | Fax: 416-979-1819 | Email: office@calas-acsal.org