The following is an outline of the exam procedure for both examiners and candidates.

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1) Supervisors: To do Some Time Before Conducting an Examination

2) Prior to the examination

The Blue ERN is a Branch specific numbered form, sent to the Principal Examination Supervisor, from the Examinations Coordinator at NZART headquarters. Please ensure you have this before commencing an exam.

Examination fee is $5 however the processing of the application and issue of a call sign and certificate costs $95

If a student under the age of 25, there are no fees applicable, but tertiary students MUST provide a Student ID.

The candidate must provide suitable identification and, MUST supply a passport sized photograph for their certificate.

3)  Following the successful completion of an examination

A. Examiners to do:

The examiners must complete the blue ERN (Examination Result Notification) form.

B. Candidates to do

The candidate must completely fill out a Callsign Application Form This requires the candidate to nominate 3 callsign's in order of preference, and the first one available will be given.

A passport sized photograph MUST be attached to the Call Sign Application before submitting to NZART Headquarters.

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4) Notes

Examination $5 (to be retained by Branch to cover administrative costs)

Last Updated: 18 March 2020