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Co-ordinator Update 15 December 2023

Delivery of audio CDs, audio files and digital question papers

Audio CD Requirements Request form

If you have candidates entered for the following subjects you will need to request audio CDs for the exam:

• Cantonese
• French
• German
• Gaelic (Learners)
• Italian
• Mandarin
• Spanish
• Urdu
• Gàidhlig
• English for Speakers of Other Languages
• Music or Music Technology

We will email the CD requirements request form during the week beginning Monday 15 January 2024 and it must be returned no later than Monday 19 February 2024.

When completing your request for audio CDs, you must only request the exact number of CDs that you require, and only for those subjects in which you have candidate entries. CDs with 25% extra time built in are only available for candidates with an approved extra time assessment arrangement, and a maximum of one CD per candidate must be requested.

Delivery of audio files

If your centre is unable to access files on CD, we can supply the files electronically to you. Please note that use of this service is limited to centres who cannot access files on CD.

If you want to receive your audio files electronically you must indicate this on the order form using the box provided. You must still return your order form by Monday 19 February 2024.

Delivery of Digital Question Papers

You can only request digital question papers as part of an approved assessment arrangement, and you must make your requests using the Assessment Arrangement Request (AAR) system. If you want to receive your digital question paper files electronically you must send an email to by Wednesday 31 January.