The Canadian Certified Clinical Instructor Exam
Spring: May 2021 (registration will open in fall 2020)
Fall: October 15 & 16, 2020
A sitting of the exam is offered twice a year, in the spring and fall.
Certification for the clinical instructor represents a national mark of excellence in educating nursing students in the clinical setting, to ensure they are adequately prepared with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to work in a wide-range of practice settings and specialty areas, and meet the entry-to-practice competencies. It communicates to institutions, students, and the community that the clinical instructor has achieved and maintains a high academic standard in this area of nursing practice. Those candidates who are successful on the CCCI exam will earn the Canadian Certified Clinical Instructor designation, including the right to include it in their signature, and the CCCI pin.
The primary goal of the CCCI certification is to promote high-quality clinical instruction in Canada by fostering excellence among clinical instructors teaching nursing students in the clinical setting.
CCCI certification recognizes knowledge and expertise related to their role in monitoring and evaluating students in clinical settings; developing good patient assignments; mentoring and coaching students; and creating a positive learning environment for students.
The requirements for eligibility to write the CCCI Exam are as follows:
For more information, please review the CCCI Exam Booklet.