Step 1: Prepare for IBCLC Certification

To sit the IBCLC certification exam, you should meet criteria in the three areas below.

The IBCLC exam tests the application of knowledge in the disciplines listed on the IBLCE Detailed Content Outline.

The skills in the Clinical Competencies for the Practice of IBCLCs and Scope of Practice for IBCLCs are representative of the ways in which IBCLCs apply this knowledge to clinical situations.

For more detailed information, review the Candidate Information Guide.

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