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To ensure examinations at your centre run smoothly you will need an experienced and efficient invigilation team. All invigilators need to be trained to keep up to date with the rules and regulations set out by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), as well as your centre’s practices.
The role of the invigilator is to ensure that the examination is conducted according to the current JCQ instructions for conducting examinations.
Invigilators are needed to:
To help you train your invigilators you can use the editable invigilation training presentation on this page.
An extra time ready reckoner is also available on this page to help you and your invigilators identify when candidates with extra time exams will finish.
For more information on the recruitment and training of invigilators, refer to the invigilation slides in the Actions for autumn 2012 training presentation.
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Editable Microsoft PowerPoint presentation for use when training invigilators.
PowerPoint, 344 Kb
The extra time ready reckoner is a one page reference document to help exams officers and invigilators work out the total duration of an examination for which a candidate has an approved Access Arrangement of up to 25% Extra Time.
Word, 108 Kb
Actions for autumn training presentation.
PowerPoint, 3 Mb
This is a sample confidentiality agreement which you may adapt for use within your school/college.
Word 2007 / Office Open XML, 35 Kb
Instructions for conducting examinations.