Invigilator Training


The Exams Office offer their members a range of support for training their invigilators. This includes:


New invigilator training 


The Exams Office is offering members two free places at our certificated 'New Invigilator Training' taking place at 6 venues during the 2017/18 academic year. 


Please click the logo below for more information on the content of our 'new invigilator training' course


Please click the logo below to book your place(s) on our 'new invigilator training' course



Bookings taken from 1 September

Members must have a current, fully paid membership to acquire 2 free places on this training course


Invigilator Training (in house)


The Exams Office offers a certificated invigilator training session delivered in your centre by one of our trainers. 

From September 2017 a 'Trainer map' will be available on this webpage for you to identify your local invigilator trainer.


The following areas are covered during a four-hour session:

  • The qualities required to invigilate
  • The role of an invigilator & JCQ expectations
  • JCQ regulation changes for the current academic year
  • How to invigilate a reader, scribe, practical assistant and prompter
  • Preparing for each exam day
  • Starting the examination
  • Dealing with emergencies and irregularities
  • Dealing with malpractice
  • Ending an examination
  • Collecting the scripts
  • Supporting your exams officer
For further information please contact The Exams Office via email ( or telephone (0333 7000 755 from 9am-12 noon).


The cost of this training for members is:


Less than 25 invigilators - £195 (Non-members - £295)

25 - 50 invigilators - £345 (Non-members - £495)


Become an invigilator trainer


The Exams Office is appointing 10 invigilator trainers across the country to deliver quality and cost-effective in-house invigilator training.


The application window for the 2017/18 academic window is now closed.


To submit an expression of interest to join 'The Exams Office Support Team' in the future, please download the application information below and send it to  




The Exams Office takes no responsibility for any outcomes in schools/colleges as a result of the information provided on our website or within our documentation. It is the responsibility of schools/colleges to apply this information as they deem necessary within their own centre. You should always contact/refer to the relevant awarding body for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding their qualifications.

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