Due to Covid-19 restrictions it may not be possible to offer centre-based exams in all some locations. For full information on how centre-based exams may be impacted in your location visit our exam availability page.
If you are unable to take your exam at an exam centre, you may be able to take your exam remotely. Remote session CBEs wil be available to students who:
Watch our video which highlights the internet connectivity, computer equipment and the exam environment you'll need in order to run a remote session exam successfully. If you are unable to meet these requirements, you should not enter for this exam format.
Equipment and Technical checks
You must complete a system check. This check is carried out via our testing partner and will confirm your internet speed, webcam and microphone performance. To complete the system check you need to use the computer/laptop and location where you'll be on your exam day.
You will also need to ensure you meet the minimum technical specification - 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.
Check the minimum technical specifications
It's important to know that...
There are some aspects of the exam which are different from centre-based exams. You will be required to agree to these when signing the Terms and Conditions before booking your exam, but please be aware of the following:
You'll launch your exam through Exam Planner. Read our guide to familiarise yourself with the steps you'll need to take.