Certificate of Attainment in Greek for candidates from Vocational Training Centers
It is awarded to candidates from Vocational Training Centers that successfully participate in examinations administered especially for them. These examinations are organized in the framework of the program entitled “The teaching of Modern Greek at certified Vocational Training Centers for unemployed repatriates/immigrants/refugees and unemployed persons for whom inadequate knowledge of the Greek language is a hindrance to social assimilation”.
What is the format and content of the examinations?
Candidates are tested at level B1 of the Common European Framework (CEFR).
The examination consists of four parts, corresponding to the four language skills (Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing). In order to earn a certificate of attainment, the candidate must receive a passing score in each of the four skills. If he fails in any of the four, he fails the examination.
Who is responsible for the administration of the Examinations for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek in Athens, Greece?
The Hellenic American Union has been formally accredited by the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs and the Centre for the Greek Language as an examination center for the Examinations for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek.
When are the examinations administered?
Examinations are held at any time during the year upon request of the Centre for the Greek Language.
When is the registration period for the examinations? Where can candidates for the examinations in Athens register?
Candidates should contact their Vocational Training Center for registration information.
How can candidates find out their results and receive their certificates?
Results and certificates are available at candidates’ Vocational Training Center care of the Centre for the Greek Language.
Are test accommodations provided to candidates with special needs?
The Centre for the Greek Language, at the suggestion of the Hellenic American Union, may provide special arrangements (Nonstandard Test Accommodations) for candidates with special needs (e.g. extended testing time, alternate test formats, etc.) These special arrangements may be effected only after the candidate has submitted a request to the Centre for the Greek Language at the same time as the application is submitted.