Online Assessments


The Exams Office will be launching 3 online training and assessment modules for the 2018/19 academic year:

  • Invigilator Training – to be launched in early November 2018
  • New Exams Officer Induction – to be launched January/February 2019
  • Experienced Exams Officer appraisal/annual review – to be launched April 2019


Invigilator Training

New and experienced invigilators can complete this online training and assessment which covers the following areas:

  • The role of an invigilator
  • Invigilating arrangements for candidates with access arrangements
  • At the beginning of the examination – identifying candidates
  • The people present in the examination room
  • Question papers, stationery, materials and other equipment
  • Before the examination
  • Starting the examination
  • Supervising the candidates
  • Candidates who arrive late
  • Completing the attandance register
  • Leaving the examination room
  • Dealing with malpractice
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Finishing the examination
  • Collecting scripts
  • Unused stationery


Certificates are issued if at least 25 questions out of the 30 presented throughout the module are answered correctly. You will be signposted to relevant section within the JCQ’s Instructions for conducting examinations (ICE) booklet for any questions answered incorrectly.

The ICE booklet should be available when completing this training and assessment module.


Please click the logo below to register for/access the invigilator training and assessment module. – AVAILABLE DURING NOVEMBER 2018


New Exams Officers Induction

An online module has been created to support new Exams Officers complete an induction in their new role.

This module requires those new in post to confirm the completion of a range of key tasks, and tests their knowledge of JCQ’s regulations. Completion should take place within 12 months of appointment.


Experienced Exams Officers annual appraisal/review

This module can be used to achieve two objectives – as part of an annual appriasal, or as a review of of exams-related activity.

By confirming the completion of a range of tasks, and proving an understanding of the changes to the JCQ’s regulations, Exams Officers will receive certification which can be used with Line Managers to support an annual performance appraisal, or when reviewing the ‘exam year’.



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