With effect from July 2013, all applicants for WDSF Adjudicator's License must pass the English Comprehension Test and the General Knowledge (GK) test as prerequisites to obtain a license.
Existing license holders will sit for the test at their convenience when they attend the Adjudicator's congress for license renewal, or just to sit for a test at a congress of their choice. Adjudicators who have passed the test will have a special credit note on the WDSF website. The GK test is administered every 4 years when the adjudicators attend a new congress, in order to upgrade and maintain an “active” status.
Provides guidelines to adjudicators to have a sound understanding of:
The GK Test will consist of 100 questions covering the topics provided above, all new applicants and existing license holders must take this test. Candidates preparing for the test can download the GK Test Study Guide that will help reduce the preparation and study time.
Aims to ensure that the participants are able to understand spoken English and have a good sense of hearing.
The examiner will act as chairman and read a passage to simulate a briefing for a competition. After this, candidates will answer 10 simple questions in written form. This test will take no more than 10 minutes and is for new applicants only.