The CALAS/ACSAL Certifications Committee, through the examination process, enables technicians working in a variety of laboratory animal settings opportunity to become registered with a national standard at one or more of the following levels of registration:
ARLAT: Associate Registered Laboratory Animal Technician This level is for those working in a laboratory animal setting who do not have an animal science related education but would like to develop this knowledge.
ARLATA: Associate Registered Laboratory Animal Technician Administrative This level is for those working in a laboratory animal office setting who do not have an animal science related education but would like to develop this knowledge.
RLAT: Registered Laboratory Animal Technician This level is for those who hold a diploma from a CALAS/ACSAL approved program in the study of Animal Health/Veterinary Technology or a university degree in an animal science /life science related field of study.
RMLAT: Registered Master Laboratory Animal Technician This level is for those who have a minimum 5 years laboratory animal experience post RLAT certification. The RMLAT is aimed at the supervisory and management level.
Provisional/RLAT Exam The provisional exam is for candidates that are students in their last year of college, have graduated from college or have completed a related university degree. They take the written exam only and once they have enough hours in the field, they can apply to take the oral exam and achieve their RLAT.Click here to find out about the Provisional/RLAT Oral Exam
CALAS/ACSAL National Office: PO Box 20507 - 2901 Sheppard Avenue East Toronto, ON M1T 3V5Tel.:416-593-0268 | Fax: 416-979-1819 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org