Regulations for Catalan courses

10. Assessment

10.1. Assessment of unofficial courses:

a) In unofficial courses, a continuous assessment is performed. The student must hand in the compulsory assignments that are assessed according to the course criteria to be able to pass to the next level.

b) Requirements to be assessed:

- For face-to-face courses, students must have attended 75% of the course (attendance is counted from the day the course starts).

- For online courses, students must have completed 75% of the activities in the work plan.

(c) Requirements for passing:

- Obtain ‘Satisfactory’ for work plan tasks.

10.2. Assessment of official courses:

a) For the official Basic 3, Elementary 3, Intermediate 3, Advanced 3 and Proficiency courses, the result of the final assessment is the sum of the course assessment (20%) and the final exam (80%).

(b) Requirements for the final exam:

- For face-to-face courses, students must have attended 75% of the course (attendance is counted from the day the course starts).

- For online courses, students must have completed 75% of the activities in the work plan.

(c) Requirements for passing:

- Obtain a minimum of 70 points in the final assessment and pass the partial exam blocks of the test.

d) Final exam sessions:

There is only one final exam session. In the event that a student is unable to take the exam on the scheduled day, they may request a special session, which will take place within a maximum of 15 days after the date of the original exam. This special session may be requested in the following circumstances:

  • An ailment or unexpected illness of the student or a relative of up to first degree of consanguinity or affinity.

  • A medical appointment that cannot be changed

  • A very special planned or unexpected work-related matter

  • Official exams

  • Death of a relative up to first degree of consanguinity or affinity

  • Marriage of the student

  • Birth of a child

  • Obligatory duty of a public and personal nature

  • Inability to attend due to exceptional situations that will be assessed by the CPNL.

When making the request, it will be necessary to provide documentary evidence of the reason for not being able to take the exam on the day of the session, in accordance with the CPNL document model.

(e) Adaptation of exams:

If a student needs a special adaptation to take the exam, they must submit a request to the CNL.

f) On the day of the exam, students must prove their identity by showing one of the following documents: DNI, NIE (or equivalent from the Schengen Area) or passport.

g) see a corrected exam

After having taken the test, students will receive a report with the result. Within five working days after students have received the report, they may ask to see the corrected exam. A previous appointment is required.

(h) Sample exams

The structure and sample exams are available on the CPNL website.