Trans-Tasman Certificate of Proficiency in Unified English Braille: Application Form

Jointly administered by
The Australian Braille Authority and
the Braille Authority of New Zealand Aotearoa Trust

Please note:
This online application form is to be used by candidates in Australia wishing to sit the examination for the Trans-Tasman Certificate of Proficiency in Unified English Braille.
The Certificate examination will be held in the first two weeks of October each year, with candidates invited to nominate their preferred week.
The closing date for registrations for the 2017 Certificate is Friday 8 September 2017 and payments must be received by Friday 15 September.
Candidates in New Zealand should contact Maria Stevens at mstevens@blindfoundation.org.nz.
The Certificate is only available to candidates residing in Australia, New Zealand or the Pacific Islands.
Please refer to the Australian Braille Authority’s Trans-Tasman Certificate web page for an explanation of the purpose and conditions of the Certificate examination.

  • Examination materials will be sent to this address.
    Please note: Perky Duck is a simple braille entry software available for free from Duxbury. If using Perky Duck, both hard copy braille and a .brf file must be submitted. The .brf file must not have been opened in any braille translation software. Use of braille translation software will result in an automatic fail. If using Perky Duck, you must install and test it prior to the examination period.
  • The Proficiency test will be held in the first two weeks of October. Candidates must select one of these two weeks for completion of the test.
  • Price: $ 77.00
  • Credit Card or PayPal
    If you select Credit Card/PayPal you will be re-directed to the payment page on the PayPal website where you can either use your PayPal account to pay or pay by credit card without signing up for a PayPal account.


    Direct deposit to Round Table’s bank account at the National Australia Bank
    BSB Number: 083 522
    Account Number: 45 742 1243
    Account Name: Round Table on Information Access
    Please clearly identify your deposit with TTBPC and the candidate name