These instructions are for learners who would like to purchase a PDF Certificate of Participation for successful completion of a knowledge test. On payment of the administration fee of NZ$10 per micro-course certificate, you will have an unlimited number of attempts to pass the online test.


  • Preview an example Certificate of Participation (1.1MB)
  • The PDF certificate option includes a digital badge.
  • As a charitable organization, the OERu offers unrestricted access to all our open online courses for free. By choosing to purchase a Certificate of Participation, your payment will help to cover the costs of administration and also contribute to the global technology infrastructure costs to continue providing free access to learning opportunities for all.
  • Currently, we only accept payment by credit card (including VISA, Mastercard and American Express).
  • Certificates of participation cost 10 New Zealand Dollars (See approximate cost in: US$, GBP and EUR. Your card provider may charge a fee for foreign currency conversion.)
  • On successful completion of the knowledge test, we will send you an email with the PDF version of the Certificate of Participation for this micro-course as an attachment.
  • If you previously achieved a free digital badge and would like to pay for a PDF certificate, you will need to take the knowledge test again.


  1. Click on the link provided for a PDF Certificate of Participation in your course materials.
  2. Click on the the “Pay now” button (see image below)
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  3. Fill out your credit card details including (see image below):
    • Email address
    • Card number
    • Card expiry date in the format of MM/YY
    • 3-digit CSV number (found on the back of your credit card)
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  4. Click on the “Pay NZ$10.00” button to process your payment and gain access to the knowledge test for a PDF Certificate of Participation