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Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE)

Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE)

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The CDRE is a competency-based examination for entry to the dietetics profession in Canada. The Exam reflects dietetic practice in Canada and is based on the Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDF).

Examination Application & Scheduling Information

Before scheduling an appointment with Pearson VUE to take the examination at a test centre, you must have already:

  1. Received confirmation of your eligibility to take the examination from your provincial regulatory body/college.
  2. Received an “Authorization to Test” email from Pearson VUE advising that you can proceed to schedule to take your exam at a Pearson VUE test centre. This email from Pearson VUE will provide instructions on how to schedule an appointment at a Pearson VUE test centre.

If you require further clarification, contact your provincial regulatory body/college (PDF) for more information.

Scheduling

Once you have received an “Authorization to Test” email from Pearson VUE, follow the “Instructions for Scheduling your Appointment” outlined in the email. When scheduling an appointment, you will need information that is contained in the “Authorization to Test” email from Pearson VUE, including the “Candidate ID.” It is recommended that you schedule your appointment well in advance of the “Authorized Dates” indicated in the “Authorization to Test” email.

Last updated 2020-04-27