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NCLE Advanced Examination August - Ocotber 2020
The Advanced Certification designation, NCLE-AC, are earned only after a practitioner has attained several years of experience, completes a prescribed curriculum of advanced education, and achieves a passing score on the rigorous examination. Test specifications are posted on this site on the examination handbook.
Having earned the basic NCLE certification, and completed one recertification period (3 years) you are eligible to take the Advanced exam.
Exams are given in English, via computer at a
testing facility, and the exam is 3 hours long.
CLSA Fellows who are not currently NCLE certified, may obtain Advanced Certification by re-taking and passing the entry level examination (CLRE). Having passed the CLRE again, the Advanced Certification status may be requested and granted, without having to take the Advanced Examination. A certificate will be provided upon request at a nominal fee.
Important information to note before registering for the exam:
-If you have recently taken this exam, you
(from the date you took the exam) before you can register to retake the exam.
-If you need to complete our Disability Accommodation Form, please click
to download our Accommodation request information. Once you are ready to submit your form, please click
-Exam registration fee is $225, and are
once payment has been submitted.
-Please make sure you review the
Advanced Examination Handbook
for further exam policy information before registering for the exam.
It will answer most of your questions about the exam.
-After you have submitted the registration fee, you will receive an email confirmation with your eligibility ID number and instructions on how to schedule your exam to pick your location, date, and time.
(Make sure to check your junk/spam folder, as the email confirmation may go into those folders.)
***Please be aware that regular registration ends on 09/30/2020 11:59PM (
). Late registration ends on 10/15/2020 11:59PM (
), and there will be an additional $75 fee with late registration. ***
8/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
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