After an individual has passed the certification examination, he/she will be sent a certificate, a wallet card, a lapel pin and Certification Maintenance information. Maintaining certification is an important and vital part of becoming certified. As the industry changes and technology grows, so too must the knowledge of the CLSO and CMLSO. Click on the following links to download pertinent certification maintenance information:

Certification Maintenance Points (CM Points)

  • 10 CM Points must be obtained over the 3-year period.
  • The CM cycle starts on January 1st of the year following the year in which the individual passed the exam, and ends on December 31st of the third year.
  • An individual must be in good dues standing to earn CM Points and be recertified.
  • An updated list of courses and activities approved for CM Points is maintained by the BLS.

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