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. 

Important Dates

The following are important deadlines for anyone considering taking an exam. Please note that all dates are subject to change.  Updates will be made on this site as changes need to occur.  Candidates are encouraged to double check this site at least two weeks before any milestone date in their exam process.

Travel to an examination site is the responsibility of the candidate.  All efforts will be made by the organisation to connect candidates with examination sites as close to them as possible. No extensions are provided without medical reasons and documentation. 

October 31, 2018

All exam applications must be submitted online by October 31st, 2018.

November 30, 2018

All applicants notified of their application status (accepted/rejected) and all study materials will be sent.

December 14, 2018

Last date for candidates to withdraw applications. A $31.00 (+HST) withdrawal fee will be charged. No refunds will be made after this date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Certification Exam Dates

ARLAT 1

April 4, 2019    Take home exam due

May 4, 2019     Notified of results

 

ARLAT 2

April 4, 2019    Proctored written exam

May 4, 2019     Notified of Results

 

ARLAT 3

April 4, 2019    Written exam

May 4, 2019     Notified of Results

June 2019       Oral/Practical Exam *NOTE: handling of mice, rats and aquatic species on oral exam is mandatory

 

ARLAT Accelerated Program

  1. ARLAT 1 Take home exam due
  2. ARLAT 2 Proctored written exam

Mar 9, 2019     Notified of Results for both ARLAT 1 & 2 exams

April 4, 2019    ARLAT 3 written exam

May 4, 2019     Notified of results

June 2019       Oral/Practical Exam *NOTE: handling of mice, rats and aquatic species on oral exam is mandatory

 

 

RLAT

April 3, 2019    Written exam

May 4, 2019     Notified of results       

June 2019       Oral/Practical Exam *NOTE: handling of mice, rats and aquatic species on oral exam is mandatory

 

 

RMLAT

  1. Written exam

Mar 9, 2019     Notified of Results

April 27, 2019  Paper due

Symposium     Oral exam

 

 

Please note that the practical exam material has been updated to replace rabbit handling with aquatic species content.  The oral portion of the exam will still contain material concerning rabbits, in addition to aquatic species. Review of the information package that you received at the time you were accepted into the program, along with the current CCAC Guidelines (http://www.ccac.ca/en_/standards/guidelines ) for routine husbandry, procedures, and euthanasia of fish, will improve your chances for success.


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