Exam Officer Training Online

Welcome to this Exam Officer Specialist Certificate, 'Exam Officer Training Online'! This online course covers all aspects of the exam officer role, and is designed specifically for those new to the role.

Exam Officer Training Online

Welcome to this Exam Officer Specialist Certificate, 'Exam Officer Training Online'! This online course covers all aspects of the exam officer role, and is designed specifically for those new to the role.
Cooperation
Education form
Online
Duration
12 months
Certificate
Yes
Advancement level

We’ve worked with the Regional Training Agency (RTA) and Exams Officer Trainer Wendy Bell to develop an online training subscription especially for first-time exam officers. All exam officer's must-know topics are covered. So whether you’re worried about:

  • Complying with data protection regulations
  • Understanding the Joint Council of Qualifications rules and regulations
  • Considering access arrangements
  • Finding and training new invigilators
  • Dealing with ‘Acts of God’
  • Or inspections…

Exam Officers Training online provides:

  • A full online course covering all aspects of the role for a first-time exam officer
  • Up-to-date modules launched in line with the demands of the current exam year
  • Time-saving: do the course in the time it suits you

Plus:

  • Practical high-quality materials to embed learning, such as further reading and quizzes
  • Best-practice examples of schools like yours
  • Updates and alerts to keep you confident about any regulation changes
  • Assessments after each module to test your learning and understanding
  • Certificates of completion for each module

Certificate
Video
Access 24/7
The Modules
Planning and preparation: The exam cycle and the academic year
Entries: Entering candidates for general qualification exams
Planning for summer: Dealing with malpractice and what you need to do
Exam Days: Understanding the Joint Council of Qualifications (JCQ) inspection
Results: Reviewing the academic year and moving forward
Access arrangements
Summer 2021

The Modules

Module 1:
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Planning and preparation
Support for new exam officers
Paula's journey
Your role as exams officer
The exam cycle and the acadmic year
What lays ahead – preparing
Moving forwards
Finding your feet as a new exams officer: roles and responsibilities
Finding your feet: developing a support mechanism
Questions to ask
Module 2:
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Entries
Understanding the new JCQ inspection regime
Preparing for the JCQ readiness inspection – hints and tips
Understanding the terminology
Preparing for exam entries - considerations about the GCSE and A level entry date
Preparaing for exam entries - vocation and general qualificatins
Working effectively with heads of department
Managing your exam entry fees and budget
Module 3:
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Planning for summer
Preparing for summer
Invigilator training
Invigilation: Maximising the use of your resources
Invigilation: performance management
Invigilation: Good practice
Invigilation team - recruitment and training
Malpractice - students and staff
Malpractice procedures
Avoiding malpractice
Invigilation: best practice hints and tips
Module 4:
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Exam Days
Exam days
Understanding the Joint Council of Qualifications inspection (JCQ)
Inspection and vocational qualifications
Dealing with the unexpected
Staff wellbeing
Special consideration for vocational qualifications
Honorary certificates
Module 5:
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Results
Introducing Wendy Bell
Concluding the exams season
Special considerations
Results
Restricted results day
Results day
Post-results services
Appeals
Working with senior leadership and Heads of Departments
JCQ regulations
Reviewing the year and planning ahead
Module 6:
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Access arrangements
What are access arrangements?
Roles and responsibilities
Access arrangements available
Making applications
Logistics
JCQ update 2020-2021
Module 7:
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Summer 2021
Where are we now?
What does this mean for exams?
Keeping up to date

Course content

Learning modules

Online learning modules
Online learning modules
Video

Training videos
Training videos
Tests

Self-assessment tests
Self-assessment tests
Certificate

Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion

Trainers

Samantha Garner
Consultant & Trainer
Samantha Garner is a well-established consultant and trainer in the world of SEN and Mental Health. Originally a music teacher, she has worked in the SEN arena for over 15 years and spent time in a large secondary school where she set up a specialist behaviour unit. After this time she qualified as a CBT therapist and child and adolescent counsellor. Sam has trained and consulted in the whole spectrum of educational establishments from PRUs to very prestigious private schools. She is a published author of several mental health support programmes and regularly writes for SEN magazines.
Wendy Bell
Wendy Bell has extensive experience in the examination’s environment through her role as Examinations Officer in several secondary schools. She was a Regional Support Manager at AQA for 8 years providing support to Examinations Officers across South and Central England. Her role at AQA included the coordination, planning and delivery of the national programme of training for newly appointed Examinations Officers. She was a regular presenter at QCDA events for Examinations Officers. Prior to joining AQA, she worked for a number of years as the Examinations Officer at John Bentley School and previously at George Ward School. Recently she has been providing support and training to new Examinations Officers in a secondary school in Bristol and in a special school. She has also worked at a secondary school in Reading providing maternity cover for the Examinations Officer.

Basic Subscription Ticket

Exam Officer Training Online
Access 2 modules per year
Download and adapt resources
Access training in your own time
Test your knowledge with our assessments
Receive a certificate for each completed module

Premium Subscription Ticket

Exam Officer Training Online
Access all modules per year
Save an average of £650 compared to face-to-face events*
Download and adapt resources
Access training in your own time
Test your knowledge with our assessments
Receive a certificate for each completed module

Contact us

tel. 020 8243 8704
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