Invigilator Training

The Exams Office offer their members a range of support for training their invigilators. This includes:

New invigilator training 

The Exams Office is offering members two free places at our certificated 'New Invigilator Training' taking place at 6 venues during the 2017/18 academic year. 

Please click the logo below for more information and details of how to book

Invigilator Training (in house)

The Exams Office offers a certificated invigilator training session delivered in your centre by one of our trainers. 

From September 2017 a 'Trainer map' will be available on this webpage for you to identify your local invigilator trainer.

The following areas are covered during a four-hour session:

  • The qualities required to invigilate
  • The role of an invigilator & JCQ expectations
  • JCQ regulation changes for the current academic year
  • How to invigilate a reader, scribe, practical assistant and prompter
  • Preparing for each exam day
  • Starting the examination
  • Dealing with emergencies and irregularities
  • Dealing with malpractice
  • Ending an examination
  • Collecting the scripts
  • Supporting your exams officer
For further information please contact The Exams Office via email ( or telephone (0333 7000 755 from 9am-12 noon).

The cost of this training for members is:

Less than 25 invigilators - 195 (Non-members - 295)

25 - 50 invigilators - 345 (Non-members - 495)

Become an invigilator trainer

The Exams Office are looking to train invigilator trainers across the country to deliver quality and cost-effective in-house invigilator training.

For details on how to join 'The Exams Office invigilation team' please download the application information below. The deadline for submitting your application is 6 June.  

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

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