How to enter under Certificate of Attainment

Certificate of Attainment

 
Certificate of Attainment is for candidates with any disability which may affect their performance. Special needs students are encouraged to sit grade examinations and oral communication assessments.
 
All entries for Certificate of Attainment must have the letters ‘CoA’ clearly noted on the entry form beside the name of the candidate.
 
When it is a candidate’s first time entering under Certificate of Attainment the entry form must be accompanied by a Certificate of Attainment form detailing the specific nature of the candidate’s disability and any special requirements. The Certificate of Attainment form can be downloaded here¬†or contact your local secretary.
 
A new form must be submitted if there is a change in the candidate’s condition.
 
Approval to sit an exam under Certificate of Attainment will be noted on the form. If the application is declined the form will be returned to the teacher and a reason given or further information sought.
 
For module examinations the ‘Certificate of Attainment’ may be applied to just one module. If one or two modules are sat under Certificate of Attainment the certificate will show CoA beside the module. If all three modules are sat under Certificate of Attainment the certificate will show ‘Certificate of Attainment’.
 
Speech New Zealand will award a ‘Certificate of Attainment’ if the examiner is satisfied that the candidate is doing the best work of which they are capable.
 
Special group examinations for Certificate of Attainment candidates may be arranged if there are sufficient entries.
 
Speech New Zealand may also provide special examinations prescriptions for individual students whose needs cannot be adequately met by the standard syllabus.