You must only register for your ARTP certification once you have completed all elements of your learning which includes your eLearning chapters, reading the ARTP standards document (which can be found under the Spirometry guidelines tab) and completing the extra resources.
Choosing the right certification for you…
There are 4 types of ARTP Spirometry Certificates, each with the following assessments:
- Full Certificate (Performing & Reporting Spirometry)
Assessment – Portfolio of Evidence, Multiple Choice Question Exam and OSCE Practical Exam
- Performing Certificate (Performing Spirometry)
Assessment – Portfolio of Evidence and an OSCE Practical Exam
- Reporting Certificate (Reporting Spirometry) – Previously referred to as Interpreting
Assessment – Portfolio of Evidence and a Multiple-Choice Question Exam
- Top Up Certificate (Top Up a current Adult certificate to include Paediatric)Assessment – Portfolio of Evidence and a Multiple-Choice Question Exam
You will need to choose the certification you would like to progress with depending on your role within spirometry.
The ARTP will provide each candidate with 9 months from the date of enrolment (for those applying from November 2022), to complete all of the required assessment elements. To apply for your ARTP assessment, please click here.
Once you have completed the form, your details will be passed to the ARTP, who will contact you within four weeks of completing the form. Please ensure you continue to check your junk mail during this time.
The point at which you apply for your certification will vary between learners as your knowledge and experience in spirometry may vary. For some learners they may apply at month 4, for others they may apply for the certification at month 6 of their learning journey. Whenever your decision to apply for your certification, YOU MUST apply for your certification before the end of your six months of learning with Education for Health. To find out more details about the different certifications please click here to find out more.