Supporting you in your new role


The Exams Office is the only organisation offering such bespoke support for those new to the role, including support resourcestraining events, videos and an online induction and assessment module specifically designed for those recently appointed to the post of exams officer/manager


As a new exams officer, where do I start?

As a starting point, The Exams Office suggests you first refer to A guide to starting your new role and take the following steps:

Induction support guide for new exams officers

Designed to support new exams officers starting in role (at any point in the academic year) in driving forward their own induction to the centre and to the exams process

Monthly support guides for new exams officers

September to August guides describe the key aspects (key tasks and key dates) of the role in terms of the exams management and administration process that should be focused on each month

Each guide is published by the beginning of the month it relates to

Exams key terms glossary

When dealing with exams/assessment there are many key terms/acronyms which are used and need to be understood; this glossary is provided to help exams officers understand the ‘language’ of exams and assessment

The Exams Office takes no responsibility for any outcomes in centres as a result of the information provided on our website or within our documentation. It is the responsibility of centres 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.