Examination Information

 The AVECCT Certifying Examination is the final step in the Certification process.  Once successfully passed, a veterinary technician becomes a member of AVECCT, and is approved to use the designation VTS(ECC) behind their name. 

The examination is a comprehensive 200 question multiple-choice test, designed to thoroughly evaluate a candidate's knowledge in the field of emergency and critical care.  At this time, there is no practical portion to the examination.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where can I sit for the examination?

The examination is held once annually in September, in conjunction with the International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium.

2. How much does the examination cost?

The current examination fee is $175