CREST Certificate Delivery Times
Certificates delivered to UK addresses usually arrive within three - four weeks of receipt of payment (and in the case of Silver/Gold awards, successful assessment). If your payment is not referenced correctly then this may delay your certificates being posted (and in the case of Silver/Gold awards, delay assessment).
International postage may take longer.
Discovery, Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates are ordered every two weeks - we only order certificates that have been successfully submitted, paid for and assessed. This approach allows us to deliver you high-quality personalised certificates while keeping CREST entry fees as low as possible.
Please include your project ID and invoice number when paying an invoice. This ensures your certificates are processed as efficiently as possible.
Certificates are posted via Royal Mail Second Class delivery. If you would like to arrange First Class or couriered delivery, please email email@example.com
. Please note, we cannot guarantee these options will be available - if they are available, there will be an associated cost for these services.
CREST Certificate print run schedule
Below is the schedule of CREST certificate print runs this year. Cut-off date for print orders is 11:59 PM on the day before any print run date. 06 January 2021 20 January 2021 03 February 2021 17 February 2021 03 March 2021 17 March 2021 31 March ...
I haven't received my CREST Award certificates
For Discovery and Bronze Awards we print and post your certificates once you’ve paid your entry fees. For Silver and Gold Awards, we print and post your certificates once once our assessor has confirmed that you've successfully achieved the Award. ...
CREST Gold criteria guidance
Below are the CREST criteria with a breakdown of what's expected at Gold level with examples. The examples are designed as an illustration of how the criteria might be met but are in no way designed to be exhaustive or prescriptive. Criteria ...
FAQ 1 - How do I get started with the CREST awards?
Choose a CREST Award level The first thing you need to do, when starting your CREST Award, is choose an award level. There are six CREST award levels: Star, Superstar, Discovery, Bronze, Silver and Gold. The amount and complexity of the work needed ...
Enter an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) for a CREST Award
If your students are working towards an Extended Project Qualification in an area related to science, technology, engineering or maths, they can gain extra recognition for their work by entering your project for a CREST Gold Award. There’s a lot of ...