Registering for the YLTE, ECCE, ECPE, MET & MELAB

Registration for the YLTE, ECCE, ECPE, MET and MELAB can be done online, by post, or in person at our offices in Athens and Thessaloniki.

Language School Owners/English language teachers

►Online Registration

To register online your students for the YLTE, ECCE, ECPE, MET and MELAB examinations set by the University of Michigan, you can submit the applications and examination fees online through the ORFEAS Online Registration System. Registering candidates through the ORFEAS system is straightforward and requires only a few simple steps. At the same time, using ORFEAS to register your candidates also allows you to:

  • check at any particular time the status of your candidates’ applications
  • securely pay for the examination fees using your credit card
  • select your students’ examination building and sitting
  • change or correct personal information on your students’ applications
  • change or correct information about your school (e.g. address, telephone numbers)
  • find out the examination schedules of your students
  • receive e-mail announcements on when exam results will be available
  • have access to and print overall and individual examination results for all examinations
  • have access to preparation material

All you need is to log in the school code and password you have been given by the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications.

►Registering by Post

You can submit your students’ applications by post, observing the procedures and deadlines set by the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications.

Download the application forms:

►Registering in Person

You can submit your students’ applications in person, at the offices of the Hellenic American Union on weekdays, in Athens from 09:00 to 20:00 and in Thessaloniki from 09:00 to 17:00.

Individual candidates

►Online Registration

You can register online for the YLTE, ECCE, ECPE, MET and MELAB examinations by using ORFEAS for Individual Candidates and charging your credit card. Registering through the ORFEAS Online Registration System is straightforward and requires only a few simple steps. At the same time, registration through ORFEAS allows you to:

  • check at any particular time the status of your application
  • securely pay for the examination fees using your credit card
  • select your examination's building and sitting
  • check your examination schedule
  • have access to and print your examination results

To use the online registration system ORFEAS for Individual Candidates, you will need to have a valid e-mail address.

►Registering by Post

You can also submit your application form by post, observing the procedures and deadlines set by the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications.

Download the application forms:

►Registering in Person

You can also submit your application form in person, at the offices of the Hellenic American Union on weekdays, in Athens from 09:00 to 20:00 and in Thessaloniki from 09:00 to 17:00.

Nonstandard Test Accommodations

The University of Michigan is committed to ensuring that every applicant be able to demonstrate his or her language ability under circumstances that are fair and that do not alter the construct being measured. To this end, University of Michigan allows exam applicants with disabilities to request special accommodations. The reason for this is to minimize the effect of the disability on test performance and to obtain the most accurate measure possible of the skill being tested. The purpose of making accommodations or modifications to an examination for individuals with disabilities is to minimize the impact of test-taker attributes that are not relevant to the construct that is the primary focus of the assessment. In other words, the intent and goal of accommodation is to minimize the impact of a disability on a student’s test performance. Accommodations are used in an attempt to make the test results accurately reflect a student’s proficiency in the area the test purports to measure. That is, we wish to measure English language ability rather than sensory, manual, speaking or perceptual ability.

Types of Accommodations or Modifications
  • extended testing time
  • additional rest breaks
  • reader
  • scribe
  • recorder to mark answers
  • headphones
  • alternate test formats, e.g., Braille, enlarged print • alternate response formats, e.g., computer for writing section
  • wheelchair access
Documentation
  • Documentation must be issued by a licensed or certified professional, qualified to evaluate the examinee's disability.
  • All documentation in a language other than English must be translated into English.
  • The translation should be certified by an authorized professional or authority (lawyer, the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs Translation Service etc.) Upon request, the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications can provide assistance on the matter. Administrative fees apply. 
  • Either the original certified translation or its certified copy can be submitted.
Submission of Requests
  • To make a request for Nonstandard Test Accommodation, interested candidates should complete the Nonstandard Test Accommodation Request Form and submit it to the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications with all relevant documentation.
  • All materials should be submitted to the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications. Materials concerning administrative modifications (extended time, reader, scribe) should be submitted at least four weeks in advance of the test date. Materials concerning other modifications (Braille, large font), should be submitted at least twelve weeks in advance of the test date.

Download the form:

Denial/modification of Requests

Requests for accommodation may be denied or modified, or test results may be invalidated if:

  • The documentation is submitted at the time of the examination or after the examination
  • The documentation is not from a qualified professional
  • The disability is not clearly described and does not clearly define the extent of the disability (“poor eyesight” or “psychological difficulties” is too vague)
  • The documentation does not describe the examinee’s current functioning
  • The disability does not affect the examinee’s test performance
  • There is disagreement between the individual requesting accommodation and University of Michigan regarding the type of accommodation requested (e.g., amount of time by which test can be extended or mode of presentation)

UM’s decision concerning any accommodation is based on its desire to obtain the most accurate measure possible of the examinee’s English language ability.

Last Update At: 2016/10/20 - 14:36:09

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