Welcome to Exams Training

 

Quality training for Exams Officers (new and experienced) and Senior Leaders at an affordable price delivered by exams experts with FREE training for invigilators

Quality training materials

 

Comprehensive and high quality course materials designed by our exams experts

2018/19 Training events

 

Bookings are now being taken for our 2018/2019 training events

A comprehensive range of exams training

 

Over 1100 Exams Officers and Senior Leaders attended our training events in 2017/18

Specialist training for Exams Office staff

Exams Training work in collaboration with awarding organisations to deliver a series of training courses for both new and experienced exams officers, SLT and invigilators on behalf of Exams Training throughout the 2018/19 academic year.

 

The experts who launched The Exams Office are responsible for course content and delivery. They have experience as exams officers, members of SLT, devising and delivering DfE exams policies and initiatives, leading government exams support field teams, and creating good practice exam guides which are followed by more than 3000 schools/colleges. The team also consists of awarding body personnel and ex-JCQ inspectors. They will be available throughout the day to answer your questions.

 

 

Courses have been arranged specifically for:

New Exams Officers

Experienced Exams Officers

Senior Leaders/Line Managers

Invigilators

Overseas centres

 

All events include at least 2 presenters with significant experience of the exams system. All presenters are highly regarded in the field of exams administration and management having served as an exams officer, DfE exams expert, JCQ inspector or as part of an awarding body centre support team.

 

Exams Training is working closely with The Exams Office and awarding organisations to meet their members’ requests for high-quality training at an affordable price, and therefore delegate rates have been discounted for members of The Exams Office and centres engaged in OCR/Pearson qualifications.

TEO Member/OCR Centre Discounted

Single Delegate Price £145 + vat

Two Delegates Discounted (same centre)

£255 + vat (for both delegates)

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Non-Discounted

£195 + vat (single delegate)

£345 + vat (two delegates)

Experienced Exams Officers

 

Exam changes (JCQ, DfE and Ofqual) for the new academic year – and the impact upon your centre

A full day course focusing upon the JCQ changes for the 2018/19 academic year from the following publications:

  • Instructions for conducting examinations
  • General Regulations for Approved Centres
  • Access arrangements and reasonable adjustments

If applicable, DfE and Ofqual changes/reforms for the new academic year will also be covered.

Changes are clearly explained by our presenters, with time allocated to discuss the impact of these changes upon your centre with your peers.

Location & Venue Date Venue Address                     Status
Birmingham
(Novotel Hotel)
25 September Broad St,
B1 2HG
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Bristol
(Bristol Hotel)
26 September Prince St,
BS1 4QF
Book Now
London
(Grand Connaught Rooms)
28 September 61-65 Great Queen St,
WC2B 5DA
FULLY BOOKED
Leeds
(Hilton Leeds City)
2 October Neville St,
LS1 4BX
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Manchester
(Emirates Old Trafford)
3 October Talbot Road,
M16 0PX
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The following additional date has been added for this course:

London
(Grand Connaught Rooms)
5 October 61-65 Great Queen St,
WC2B 5DA
 Book Now

 

New Exams Officers

 

‘Actions for Autumn’

A full day course which focuses upon preparing new Exams Officer for the academic year. The ‘Planning’ and ‘Entries’ phases of the ‘Exams Cycle’ are explained in detail, with excellent delegate resources which will provide invaluable support upon returning to you centre.

Location & Venue Date Venue Address
Status
Manchester
(Emirates Old Trafford)
9 October Talbot Road,
M16 0PX
Book Now
Leeds
(DoubleTree Hilton)
10 October Granary Wharf,
LS1 4BR
Book Now
London
(Grand Connaught Rooms)
12 October 61-65 Great Queen St,
WC2B 5DA
Book Now
Birmingham
(Novotel Hotel)
17 October Broad St,
B1 2HG
Book Now
Bristol
(Bristol Hotel)
18 October Prince St,
BS1 4QF
Book Now

 

‘Spring into Summer’

A full day course which prepares new Exams Officers (or those requiring a ‘refresher course’) for the summer exam series. There is also a detailed focus upon the ‘Pre-exams’, ‘Exam day(s)’ and ‘Results/post-results’ stages of the ‘Exams Cycle’.

Location & Venue Date Venue Address
Status
Birmingham
(Novotel Hotel)
26 February Broad St,
B1 2HG
Book Now
Bristol
(Bristol Hotel)
27 February Prince St,
BS1 4QF
Book Now
London
(Grand Connaught Rooms)
1 March 61-65 Great Queen St,
WC2B 5DA
Book Now
Leeds
(Hilton Leeds City)
5 March Neville St,
LS1 4BX
Book Now
Manchester
(Emirates Old Trafford)
6 March Talbot Road,
M16 0PX
Book Now

 

Senior Leaders/Line Managers

 

Preparing your centre for the academic year

A full day course which supports SLT/Line Managers in ensuring that their centre is fully prepared to manage and administer assessments/examinations during the 2018/19 academic year. SLT/Line Managers gain an insight into the role of an Exams Officer, and identify how they can support their Exams Officer in ensuring that tasks are completed accurately and to awarding body deadlines.

Location & Venue Date Venue Status
London
(Grand Connaught Rooms)
23 October 61-65 Great Queen St,
WC2B 5DA
Book Now

 

Getting ready for the summer exam series – ensuring that your centre is JCQ-compliant

A full day course which prepares SLT/Line Managers for the forthcoming summer exam series. The role played by SLT/Line Managers in supporting their Exams Officers is highlighted. Delegates focus upon the ‘Pre-exams period’, key aspects of each exams day (such as candidate malpractice and contingency measures), and the results/post-results process within their centre.

Location & Venue Date Venue Status
London 12 March TBC Book Now

 

Invigilators

 

Free training sessions are held for new invigilators. These sessions are held at various locations across the country from November through to April.

Please note that free places are only available for members of The Exams Office.

Click here for more details.

 

In-house invigilator training

 

In-house invigilator training sessions are delivered by one of our team of experts from just £195. These are suitable for new and experienced invigilators, with a particular focus upon changes in JCQ’s Instructions for conducting examinations for the 2018/19 academic year.

Click here for more details.

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