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SNOMED CT Certification is now available for Authoring Level 1

October 23, 2019

SNOMED International has launched a new certification program to acknowledge high quality SNOMED CT authoring capabilities in the community.

The new SNOMED CT authoring level 1 certification recognizes competence in performing basic SNOMED CT authoring tasks. This certification is valid for 3 years, and will be a prerequisite for advancing to the SNOMED CT authoring level 2 course and certification.

How do I get certified?

To achieve this certification, candidates must pass the authoring level 1 certification exam. This exam requires candidates to demonstrate the authoring level 1 competencies in a securely proctored online environment.

Are there prerequisites?

Before enrolling in the certification exam, candidates must have passed the SNOMED CT foundation course. We also recommend that you complete the SNOMED CT authoring level 1 course, as this course was designed to prepare you for the exam.

How do I enrol?

To enrol in any SNOMED CT course or certification exam, please visit the SNOMED CT course catalogue at

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