What should I do prior to going on a leave?
(short term. long term, or maternity)
Contact the CARTA Office 1(800) 205-2778 and inform them of your planned last day of work and your expected return date.
Inform the CARTA office of your practice hours and continuing competency hours during the current year if you are not planning to renew your CARTA licence while on leave. They will be entered into your file.
To renew after your leave, you must meet the standard of a minimum of 1500 practice hours in the last 4 years and 48 continuing competency hours in the last 2 years.
Pro-rating CARTA licence fees does not occur unless your return to work is after November 1 and before March 31 of the registration year. The CARTA Fee guide can be found here.
You are expected to continue continuing competency activities while on leave.