Level 4 (Blue Badge) Examinations:
- Written examinations
- Background Knowledge examination - a transferable module. This
paper has questions requiring short (single word or phrase) answers
and essay/notes answers. It is sat by all candidates from all
regions on the same date each year.
- Regional examinations (i) Papers testing regional and local
knowledge requiring both single word/phrase answers and essay
answers, (ii) a project to be undertaken during the programme which
is marked with (iii) practical paper testing tour planning skills
and problem solving.
- Practical examinations. There will be separate
examinations on a coach, on a walk, in a church and in a museum or
art gallery. Each candidate will be asked to make two or three
presentations during each examination. Where the area of a
qualification is large, the coach route will be given to candidates
not more than 4 weeks before the examination. In a city, coach
routes will be unknown.