Eligibility Criteria for CACPT Spirometry Certification

Examination Date: September 30, 2019

Application Deadline Date:  June 20, 2019

Cancellation Date:  September 13, 2019 for full refund

Eligibility Criteria for Spirometry Certification

  • Must be an allied health professional, e.g.: RPN, RN, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, or approved by the Education Committee of Canadian Association of Cardiopulmonary Technologists (CACPT).
  • Must be employed in a facility where Spirometry testing is routinely performed.
  • Completed a Spirometry course approved by CACPT within the past thirty-six (36) month

Current approved Spirometry Course by CACPT:

RespTrec-Spirometry Course by the Lung Association of Saskatchewan.  Visit website


  • Received at least three (3) months of on the job Spirometry Testing Training.  The qualified preceptor must be a physician or RRT or Registered with the CACPT- (RCPT(p)), or allied health professional who are currently active in Spirometry testing.


  • Submit seven (7) Spirometry Examples performed by the applicant under the supervision of a qualified preceptor.  All examples and supporting data will be evaluated by the CACPT Spirometry Committee.  See Spirometry Examples Requirement Section via button below.