To run a remote session exam successfully you'll need to meet certain requirements, which are explained on this page. Please make sure you understand these requirements, and can meet them, before you book.
The video "Remote session exams - your required setup" details the internet connectivity and computer equipment you'll need in order to run a remote session exam successfully. You should watch the video, and then complete the equipment and technical checks below.
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You need to ensure you meet the minimum technical requirements to run the exam the successfully.
If you can confirm your device and connectivity can meet these requirements you must then complete a system check.
This check is carried out via our testing partner and will confirm your internet speed, webcam and microphone performance. It’s important to complete these tests on the same network and computer you will use on exam day, in the same location.
If your computer or internet access has any upgrades after you run the system test, and before your exam, it's important that you re-run this test before exam day.
Please note that passing the system test does not necessarily mean that you fulfill the minimum technical specification. It is therefore important to complete both checks and confirm you successfully meet both criteria.
If you can't meet these pre-booking entry requirements you should not enter for the exam as the exam won't run successfully.
There are some aspects of the exam which are different from centre-based exams. The video "Remote session exam rules and regulations" explains in detail how your room and desk must be set up, and the other rules you need to be familiar with, and you should watch this before you book.
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You will be required to agree to all the rules and regulations of the exam when you book your exam. Please be aware of the following:
If you still have any questions prior to booking please visit our frequently asked questions