Access to the Invigilator Training and Assessment Module is included within your centre membership to The Exams Office.
What the module offers
Four units, annually updated on an academic year basis, are available as part of this module – (member centre) exams officers should determine which (or all) of the units are completed by their invigilators on an annual (academic year) basis.
The module is designed to inform and measure the understanding of invigilators (and where relevant, access arrangement facilitators) of what is expected of them when supervising and supporting candidates under examination conditions.
The units within the module do not of course address centre-specific requirements and processes (within the regulations) which invigilators should be separately briefed on/trained in by their centre.
What the module contains
(Unit 1) New invigilators – Instructions for conducting examinations
Designed to meet the requirement for new invigilators to know what is expected of them by being familiarised with the content of the JCQ publication Instructions for Conducting Examinations 2020/21 that impacts on the role of the invigilator and being made aware of the Checklist for invigilators (for written examinations) before they invigilate any examination
(Unit 2) Instructions for conducting on-screen tests
Designed to meet the requirement for those invigilators new to conducting on-screen tests to know what is expected of them by being familiarised with the content of the JCQ publication Instructions for Conducting Examinations (Appendix 1) Instructions for conducting on-screen tests 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021 in advance of invigilating on-screen tests
(Unit 3) Experienced invigilators – Changes to Instructions for conducting examinations
Designed to meet the requirement for the existing invigilation team (meaning experienced invigilators who are already fully ICE trained) to be updated so that they are aware of any changes within the JCQ publication Instructions for Conducting Examinations 2020/21 that impact on the role of the invigilator
(Unit 4) Supporting and supervising access arrangements (Instructions for invigilators and facilitators)
Designed to meet the requirement for new invigilators and those facilitating an access arrangement (as a practical assistant, a prompter, a reader or a scribe) for a candidate under examination conditions to understand the rules of particular access arrangements, their respective roles and what is and what is not permissible in the examination room
(Note where a facilitator is supporting a candidate in an exam room on a 1:1 basis and (where permitted by the regulations) also acting as the invigilator, as well as facilitator trained the facilitator must also be invigilator trained)
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