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Exam Officers

This part of the website is for exam officers in schools, colleges and other institutions which enter candidates for WJEC examinations.

Examination Requirements Booklet

The Examination Requirements Booklet sets out specific instructions, details examination aids and the required Answer Booklets within each examination. To view a copy please click here.

Before the Examinations

For help and guidance on actions to consider prior to examinations, please refer to our Before the Examinations page.

WJEC is distributing Question Papers for the summer series.Question Paper packets will now come in different colours to represent different qualifications and specifications. To gain an overview please click here.

Malpractice and Whistleblowing

If you believe that you have witnessed malpractice in examinations or assessments, please review the information on our malpractice page and contact us immediately.

WJEC follows the JCQ processes on Malpractice as documented in the JCQ "Suspected Malpractice in Examinations and Assessments" guide.

Our Malpractice - "A Guide for Centres" document outlines WJEC processes and provides advice and guidance.

Post-Results Services

Information on Post-Results Services can be found on our Post-Results Services web page.


WJEC follows the JCQ processes on appeals as documented in the JCQ 'Guide to the awarding bodies' appeals processes'.

Our 'Appeals – A guide for centres' document outlines WJEC's processes for appeals concerning enquiries about results, malpractice, access arrangements, special consideration and other examination and assessment administrative decisions.

Resit Opportunities

Information on legacy resit opportunities for 2016-17 can be found in the following link

Resit Opportunities

List of GCE Legacy re-sit units June 2017.


WJEC Final and provisional timetables can be found on our Key Dates and Timetables page.

WJEC secure website

The WJECs secure website (available only to examination centres and for which separate registration is required) offers a range of additional materials, including past papers free of charge, and enables exam officers to conduct certain online transactions.

JCQ Guidance

A wide range of documentation relating to common administrative processes across all general qualification awarding bodies can be found on the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) website.

Exam Officer Support

There are membership organisations that offer support to exams officers.

Examination Officers' Association  

The Exams Office 

Wales Centre Support Team

In September 2015, the team members transferred to the External Relations department of Qualifications Wales, the new regulator for qualifications in Wales.

Unitised Specifications - GCSE

Video explaining entry and re-sit rules for GCSE unitised specifications:
Unitised Specifications - GCSE video

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