New invigilator training


The Exams Office in conjunction with our training partner, Exams Training, offers member centres three free* places on certificated half day courses taking place across England in March 2020


Bookings taken from late September

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*Three free places per member centre are available on a first come, first served basis.  Please note that only those with an up-to-date paid membership with The Exams Office at the time of booking and at the time of the event will be eligible for free places. Booking windows will close once all places have been taken.

Invigilator training (in-house) 


The Exams Office offers a training session for new and experienced invigilators delivered in your centre by one of our trainers


To identify your local trainer click here to access the invigilator trainer map and contact details

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
  • Invigilating and facilitating access arrangement candidates (including the rules – the use of a reader, scribe, practical assistant, prompter)
  • Preparing for the examination
  • At the beginning of the examination
  • During the examination (including dealing with irregularities, malpractice and emergencies)
  • At the end of the examination
  • After the examination
  • Supporting your exams officer

*Content is currently being updated in preparation for the 2019/20 academic year so is subject to change


The cost of this training for members is:

25 invigilators or less – £195 (Non-members – £295)

26 – 50 invigilators – £345 (Non-members – £495)

50+ invigilators – £7 per invigilator (Non-members – £10 per invigilator)


Neither The Exams Office nor our trainers take any responsibility for the actions of invigilators in examinations following this training. Trainers will deliver a pre-defined training programme, and it is the responsibility of the centre to ensure that invigilators are familiar with the specific centre requirements.