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Certifications Committee

The CALAS/ACSAL Certifications Committee, through its examination process, enables technicians working in a variety of laboratory animal settings to become registered at one or more of the following levels of registration:

ARLAT: Associate Registered Laboratory Animal Technician
RLAT: Registered Laboratory Animal Technician
RMLAT: Registered Master Laboratory Animal Technician

The Certifications Committee is comprised of (but not limited to):

  • One Committee Chair
  • Three Lead Examiners.
  • 15-20 volunteer CALAS examiners who may act in one or several of the following capacities:
  • Oral/practical examiners
  • Written examination markers
  • Exam process input
  • One National Office Liaison
  • One Candidate‚Äôs Advocate

The Certifications Committee also collaborates with the EdCo Committee, and the Continuing Education Committee.

For more information about the Registry Committee, or how to get involved please contact:

Gayle Paquette
Chair, Certifications Committee