The CHC Certification process spans two phases: Examination and Orientation. Applicants must complete all required clinical training prior to applying for the exam. 


Applicants who pass the exam are eligible for certification after completing the CHC Orientation. When the exam cycle month ends and exam scores are verified, Candidates ready for CHC Orientation receive a scheduling invitation email within two weeks. 

CHC Orientation

Trained CHC Orientation Discussion Guides conduct this informal wrap-up phase of the certification process. During a 30-45 minute phone call, certification-ready candidates learn more about certification and recertification.