What are The Exams Office online assessments?

These are modules designed to inform, self-assess and measure the understanding of users

Modules currently available are:

  • Invigilator Training and Assessment Module
  • New Exams Officer Induction and Assessment Module1
  • Senior Leader/Line Manager Training and Assessment Module

In addition to the modules, an Exams Officer Digital Accreditation will be launched early in the 2020/21 academic year

1may also be relevant to colleagues acting as an exams assistant or appointed to cover the exams officer role as a contingency measure

 

How modules are accessed

The modules are accessed by login to The Exams Office portal  and navigation to the Assessment Portal area

 

About the modules

Modules are reviewed and updated each academic year in line with any changes to JCQ regulations and instructions for conducting examinations

Invigilator Training and Assessment Module

This module is designed to support the training of invigilators by informing and measuring understanding

The module contains four individually certificated units and invigilators may undertake any or all of the units as relevant to their role/experience as guided by their exams officer/centre 

The units are:

  • (Unit 1) New invigilators
  • (Unit 2) On-screen tests
  • (Unit 3) 2019/2020 regulation changes for experienced invigilators
  • (Unit 4) Access arrangements (for invigilators supervising candidates and facilitators supporting candidates

Senior Leader/Line Manager Training and Assessment Module

Designed to support senior leaders/line managers (responsible for exams) through the exam cycle and in supporting their exams officer by informing, self-assessing and measuring understanding

New Exams Officer Induction and Assessment Module

Designed to support a new exams officer’s induction to their centre and the exams process/exam cycle by informing, self-assessing and measuring understanding

Exams Officer Digital Accreditation

Launching early in the 2020/21 academic year

Frequently asked questions about the modules

FAQs are available in the Online Portal

The Exams Office takes no responsibility for any outcomes in centres as a result of the information provided on our website, Online Portal 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.