Next CLS Testing Window

Spring Testing Window:
March 20 – May 1, 2021
Application Deadline:
Friday, March 12, 2021

Summer Testing Window:
June 19 – July 31, 2021
Application Deadline:
Friday, June 11, 2021

Fall Testing Window:
October 9 – November 27, 2021
Application Deadline:
Friday, October 1, 2021

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CLS Certification
Recognized by ACC

The CLS certification is now recognized by the American College of Cardiology as qualifying criteria to become an Associate of the American College of Cardiology (AACC), a distinguished designation honoring those with advanced training and education in the field of Cardiology.

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CLS Certification Featured on Today's Dietitian

Learn more about this certification and why RDNs should pursue it.

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Online Proctoring

The two-hour LCC examination is offered worldwide via Online Proctoring provided by our testing provider, Webassessor. Applicants will be required to use either an internal or external web camera to complete their exam. The ACCL allows use of both camera types.

When registering for an exam there are a few steps applicants must complete:

  1. Download Sentinel Secure™ on the computer you plan to use for the examination.
  2. Create your biometric profile. This helps us confirm your identity.
  3. Launch and complete your exam.

For more specific details regarding the completion of the above steps please see our Online Proctoring Test Taker’s Guide.