The Advanced Certification designations, ABOC-AC and 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 examinations. Test specifications are posted on this
Having earned the basic ABO or NCLE certification, and completed one
recertification period (3 years) you are eligible to take the Advanced exams.
ABO Master and CLSA Fellows who are not currently ABO or NCLE certified, may
obtain Advanced Certification by re-taking and passing the entry level
examinations (NOCE and CLRE). Having passed the NOCE and/or CLRE again, the
Advanced Certification status may be requested and granted, without having to
take the Advanced Examination(s). A certificate will be provided upon request
at a nominal fee.
Important information to note before registering for the exam to
be taken at OptiCon West 2018:
-The exam will be taken near the Sands Convention Center at a
Prometric testing site, 2190 E Pebble Road, Suite 220, Las Vegas, NV 89123.
-Please follow instructions on how to schedule your exam on your
order confirmation email after you have submitted the exam registration
fee. The exam can only be taken on
Saturday, September 29th. The
only selection you will be able to choose on the Prometric scheduling site is
your exam time.
-Please be advised that only one exam can be taken on