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.  Only complete application packages, including the documents specified below and payment, received by the posted deadline, will be considered for review.

RMLAT Application Requirements

Completion of the RLAT and 5 years post-RLAT certification (2014 or earlier) work experience in the laboratory animal science field, at the time of application (October 1st) or Completion of the RLAT and 5 years managerial work experience in the laboratory animal science field, at the time of application (October 31st)

Please keep in mind that after two attempts at the written exam a mandatory moratorium of one year is required before submitting another application.

Documentation Required by CALAS/ACSAL

Résumé and a letter from employer confirming work experience You will be required to submit all relevant certifications, degrees and schools you have attended

About The Exam

Written examination, technical/scientific paper to be written, oral exam

Written examination

  • Consists of ten (10) long answer questions
  • Exam takes place in February
  • Passing mark is 60%

Technical/Scientific Paper

  • Only candidates that were successful in the written exam will submit a paper
  • Paper due to National Office by April 28th

Oral Exam

  • Takes place at Symposium