Applications now open to write Certificate of Attainment in Greek in Melbourne

Online and written submissions to write the Ceicate ofrtif Attainment in Greek exams in May are now open, the Greek Consulate General in Melbourne announced this week.

The certificate is the only national, officially recognised certificate by the the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs that confirms knowledge of Greek as a foreign/second language starting from A1 (children 8 to 12 years old) to C2.

The consulate general statement said: “Children who wish to participate in exams for level A1 must have completed their 8th year by 31 May, of the current year. Additionally, candidates for A1 (8-12 years) must not be older than 12 years on 31 May, of the current year. It is recommended for the candidates under the age of 16 years old to avoid taking the examination at levels B2, C1 and C2, because the content of exam items requires knowledge and experience which younger candidates may not possess.”

The dates on which the exams will take place are as follows:

♦ 18 May for Levels A1, A2 and B1 (exam fee: $107.25*);

♦ 19 May for Levels B2 and C1 (exam fee: $120.45*)

♦ 20 May for Level C2 (exam fee: $120,45*).

*Fees set by the Embassy of Greece to the February 2021 rate of €1=$1.65 AUD. See links below for payment details.

The candidates will be informed by the Education Office in Melbourne of the venue and time for their examinations by 31 March.

The deadline for applications is 21 March. There are two ways to apply and fill in the questionnaire: online or by post.

To apply online to write the Certificate of Attainment in Greek exams follow the link to the electronic online registration system.

Click here for more information and how to apply for a paper application.

For more information on past Certificate of Attainment in Greek papers;

For more information regarding the Certificate of Attainment and the appropriate level of candidates