Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) Providers

Due to the high volume of applications received, the application review process for CERP providers could take up to 6 weeks.


All Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) Providers are expected to:

Effective January 1, 2022, IBLCE will not accept applications for CERP Providers who do not complete the Terms and Conditions form and affirm their support of the WHO Code.

CERP PROVIDERS:
Education providers who want their educational activities recognised as continuing education suitable for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants® (IBCLC®) may apply to become a CERP Provider. Education recognised for CERPs may be provided by an individual or organisation through seminars, conferences, workshops, independent study modules, distance learning or other educational means. Education eligible for CERPs must cover subjects found on the IBCLC Detailed Content Outline.

SHORT-TERM PROVIDERS
Short-Term Providers (STPs) must submit each educational activity to IBLCE for consideration and may not assign CERPs to their education. IBLCE has the sole authority to review and assign CERPs to education provided by STPs. STP status is valid for one year.

STPs must apply for IBLCE CERPs verification at least 60 days prior to the start date of the programme. Late submissions will not be reviewed. This is effective January 31, 2022.

Providers must submit their application completely online. Please visit the 2022 Tier Information Chart to identify your payment category.

Please carefully review the Short-Term Provider Guide and STP Online Application Manual prior to starting the application process; however, please note that the Short-Term Provider Guide will be updated in early 2022 to reflect recent programme changes. If you have any questions in the interim, please contact the IBLCE regional customer service team that serves you.

Short-Term Provider Online Application USD

Required Documents
Speaker Disclosure Form
For Independent Study Modules (ISM) ONLY
Terms and Conditions for the IBLCE® CERP Provider Programme

LONG-TERM PROVIDERS
Long-Term Providers (LTPs) are recognised by IBLCE as having met the requirements that will allow them to assign CERPs to their education. LTPs may assign CERPs to education that they provide but may not assign CERPs to education offered by any other provider. LTP status is valid for three years.

Please carefully review the Long-Term Provider Guide prior to starting the application process; however, please note that the Long-Term Provider Guide will be updated in early 2022 to reflect recent programme changes. If you have any questions in the interim, please contact the IBLCE regional customer service team that serves you.

Providers must submit their application completely online. Please visit the 2022 Tier Information Chart to identify your payment category.

Long-Term Provider Online Application USD

Required Documents
Terms and Conditions for the IBLCE® CERP Provider Programme

For questions regarding submitting an application or payment, contact the IBLCE regional customer service team that serves you.

Please note that IBLCE does not require, recommend, or endorse any particular course recognised for CERPs through STPs or LTPs.