Certification & Membership

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Certification & Membership 2018-10-26T16:32:58+00:00

Learn more about CACVT certification and membership by exploring the pages below

Certification

Verify a Certification

Active CVTs

CACVT runs on a two-year certification cycle and requires that ALL CVTs submit a Certification Renewal Application and Continuing Education in June of even years.

If you did not submit your 2018-2020 Certification Renewal Application in June 2018 you can still submit a late application online:

Do you have questions about CE? Use these links to learn more:

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Become a CVT

A Certified Veterinary Technician:

Initial Certification applicants are individuals who have recently graduated from an AVMA accredited school and passed the VTNE. An ‘Initial Certification Following VTNE Testing” Application requires submission of:

  • A COPY of either your diploma or official AVMA school transcripts
  • Certification Fees
  • VTNE pass score

Transfer applicants are individuals who are currently credentialed in another state and are seeking certification in Colorado. Out of State Transfer applications require the submission of:

  • A COPY of either your diploma or official AVMA school transcripts*
  • Proof of current credentialing from the governing entity in the state from which you are transferring
  • A copy of your VTNE Pass score submitted to the CACVT directly from the AAVSB

*All individuals transferring into Colorado after July 1, 2012, must be graduates of an AVMA-accredited program in veterinary technology to qualify for certification.

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Membership

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Student Membership

Student Members are those individuals who are currently enrolled in an AVMA Accredited Veterinary Technology Program. Student Members are not credentialed veterinary technicians, but are eligible to receive CACVT membership benefits through graduation.

As a Student Member with CACVT you will receive all CACVT Membership Benefits, including:

  • Invitations and access to members only initiatives, services, education, and events
  • Discounts on CACVT and partner services, education, and events
  • Access within the highly engaged CACVT constituency and partner network
  • Powerful representation through CACVT on various state and national industry platforms
  • A legislative voice on issues pertaining to the veterinary industry in Colorado
  • Industry networking and growth opportunities

Students enrolled at the following schools enjoy complimentary CACVT Student Membership

  • Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
  • Colorado Mountain College
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Associate Membership

Associate Membership includes veterinarians, hospital managers, assistants, receptionists and other veterinary healthcare team members.

Associate Members receive full CACVT membership benefits and are welcome to all events and gatherings. Associate members also enjoy:

  • Invitations and access to members only initiatives, services, education, and events
  • Discounts on CACVT and partner services, education, and events
  • Access within the highly engaged CACVT constituency and partner network
  • Industry networking and growth opportunities
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