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To help you decide whether or not your candidate(s) are eligible for a component exemption, we have outlined the main acceptable and unacceptable reasons for applying, below.
Before applying for an exemption, you must have fully explored ways of preparing candidates for the full assessment and should only apply for Covid-19 exemptions when it is not possible to take the full assessment. Wherever possible, candidates should complete all components according to the requirements set out in the syllabus because this gives them the best chance of showing what they know and can do.
Components that are eligible for an exemption must meet either or both of the following criteria:
For some literature syllabuses, the following will apply:
What are the acceptable and unacceptable reasons for applying?