The qualification/endorsement will be available in September 2020

What the qualification/endorsement offers

The exams officer qualification/endorsement 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 education/examination sector, the qualification/endorsement will be a 60-minute, 50-question assessment covering JCQ regulations, including changes for the current academic year

Users will be allowed multiple attempts in this ‘open-book’ assessment 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/endorsement, not only will exams officers will be able to demonstrate their competence in the role, but it will also endorse their suitability to serve as an exams officer

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


Further information will be available here on launch in September 2020

User instructions will be available here on launch