This will be launched early in the 2020/21 academic year

What the qualification offers

This will be an annual assessment which records the knowledge and understanding of exams officers

It will be offered as part of a membership to The Exams Office

Endorsed by leading organisations within the sector, this will be a 60-minute, 50-question assessment covering JCQ regulations, including changes for the current academic year

Users will be allowed multiple attempts to achieve a ‘pass’, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. An online certificate will be available, with the possibility of a hard copy certificate from one awarding organisation currently being confirmed

By undertaking this qualification exams officers will be able to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the regulations endorsing their suitability to serve as an exams officer

Exams officers will also be able to use the qualification as part of their annual appraisal and/or inform discussions around the status of their role within their centre


Further information will be available here at launch

User instructions will be available here at launch