Registration for a Language Placement Exam as an External Learner

To register for a language placement exam as an external learner:
Please note that the actual content that you see may change according to your own unique learning profile.


  1. Click on the "Main Menu" item on the top menubar. Then click on the "My Learning" menu item.
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  2. Under the "Search Learning Category" pane click on the "Browse Catalog" link.
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  3. In the Browse Catalog page click on "Working for the UN" link.
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  4. Click on the "Languages" link.
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  5. Click on the "Language and Communications Programme" link.
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  6. Select the language that you wish to register for by clicking on the appropriate link. In this example we are selecting "Chinese".
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  7. Click on the placement test link in this case it is "Chinese - Placement Test".
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  8. Select the placement course that you wish to take.
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  9. Identify the placement test that you wish to take. You can view test details by clicking on the respective "View Details" link.
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  10. Click on the "Schedule" link if you would like to see the date, time, and location where the placement test will be held.
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  11. In the "Scheduled Sessions" pane you click on the corresponding "Location" link to see the location where that particular session will be held.
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  12. Once you have reviewed the details for the course location click the "Return to Previous Page" link on the lower left corner of the page.
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  13. Once you have identified the placement test that you wish to register for click on the corresponding "Enroll" button.
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  14. Review the information that will be required to process your registration that appears on the top of the page.
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  15. Then review the class details for the class you are enrolling. In this example we are reviewing the class details for a Chinese language placement test.
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  16. First review your stated relationship with the UN and adjust if necessary. Then enter the expiry date for your UN ID. As part of this enrollment process you will be required to provide a copy of your UN Ground Pass (UN ID) as a pdf document.
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  17. Click the "Add Attachment" button.
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  18. Select the "Scan copy of UN Ground Pass" list item from the "Document Type" list.
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  19. Add a description of the document in the "Description" field. An example would be "UN Ground Pass".
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  20. Then click on the "Browse" link.
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  21. A popup window entitled "File Attachment" will open allowing you to select the pdf document containing the scanned copy of your UN Ground Pass . Click on the "Browse" button.
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  22. Once you have selected the file from your computer click on the "Open" button.
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  23. Then click on the "Upload" button.
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  24. Click the "Save" button.
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  25. If your UN pass expires before the end of the language term for which you want to register, please attach ADDITIONALLY a letter from your Executive Office or from the Head of your administration (with name, title, signature and date) indicating that your current appointment will be extended at least until the end of the language term for which you want to register. To do so click the "Add Attachment" button. Otherwise, skip to step 33.
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  26. Select the "Justification of Appointment Extension" list item from the "Document Type" list.
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  27. Add a description of the document in the "Description" field. An example would be "Letter from Executive Office".
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  28. Then click on the "Browse" link.
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  29. A popup window entitled "File Attachment" will open allowing you to select the pdf document containing the scanned copy of your letter from the executive office. Click on the "Browse" button.
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  30. Once you have selected the file from your computer click on the "Open" button.
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  31. Then click on the "Upload" button.
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  32. Click the "Save" button.
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  33. Enter any comments that you wish to enter in the "Comments" field which can be found within the "Comments History" pane.
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  34. Read the registration terms and only if you agree click on the checkbox that corresponds to "By checking this box I certify that..."
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  35. Click the "Submit Enrollment" button.
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  36. Click the "My Learning" link on the top menubar to go the "My Learning" page on Inspira. Please do not forget to sign out when you are finished working with Inspira.
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