Certification Exam

The last exam of the SAC Clinical Certification Program is on March 7, 2020

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For more information, please contact certification@sac-oac.ca.


 

Candidate Eligibility and Applications

Who is Qualified to Write the SAC Clinical Certification Exam?

  • SAC student associates (graduating from a Canadian or American university) who:
    • have completed all academic course work requirements; and
    • are anticipating graduating in the calendar year of the exam.
  • SAC members in good standing
  • Internationally-educated individuals writing: 
    • at the request of SAC; or
    • at the request of a Canadian regulatory/licensing body.
  • Canadian-educated non-members writing:
    • at the request of a Canadian regulatory/licensing body.

Important Dates

 

Exam Date Application Deadline Changes or Postponement Cancellation with a refund, minus $50 Cancellation with a 50% refund
2020 Spring Exam Saturday, March 7 January 15, midnight (EST)

January 31, 

midnight (EST)

January 31, 

midnight (EST)

February 11, 

midnight (EST)

Applications 

  • Online Registration – Registration will be open November 1, 2019.
  • Permission for Disclosure – submitted by the application deadline, June 30, 2019 midnight (EST)
    • Confirmation letters may be sent to a Canadian regulatory/licensing body regarding exam results provided that the candidate has granted SAC permission to do so. 
    • Individuals writing at the request of a provincial regulatory/licensing body are required to submit a Permission for Disclosure Form by the application deadline
    • Members may request a letter by submitting a Permission for Disclosure Form by the application deadline.

Special Accommodation

  • Special Accommodation Application – submitted as part of the exam application by the deadline, June 30, 2019 midnight (EST)
  • Candidates may request special accommodations and arrangements (including religious restrictions) for the exam.
  • A Special Accommodation Application and accompanying documentation must be submitted to SAC by the exam application deadline. Requests received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • SAC will acknowledge receipt of the request once all documents have been received.
  • Requests are subject to approval by SAC on a case-by-case basis. Candidates will be notified of the final decision in writing.
  • Additional charges may apply.

Fees 

 

Designated Sites Non-Designated Sites
(Canadian and International)
SAC Members/Associates
(SAC associates must be graduates of a Canadian or American university)
$587 $787
Internationally-educated individuals writing at the request of SAC $587 $787
Internationally-educated individuals writing at the request of a regulatory body $1,050 $1,250
  • Exam Fees assist in covering the cost of:
    • Exam development
    • Office administration costs (staff time, mailing, printing)
    • Exam services (printing, shipping, scoring)
    • Invigilator costs
    • Room rental