Please ensure that you have read and understood the information included in this pack.
Proof of Identity
All students are required to present a valid photographic proof of identity on the day of the assessment.
If you do not present a valid proof of identification, you will not be allowed to sit the exam. Your exam fees will be refunded, however, our administration fee will not be refunded.
The following documents are accepted:
- current valid (signed) full UK passport
- current valid (signed) overseas passport or national ID card
- current valid EEA (European Economic Area) member state ID card
- current full or provisional UK/EU photocard driving licence
- current residency permit issued by the Home Office
- current valid CitizenCard.
The following documents are not accepted:
- birth certificate
- marriage certificate
- deed poll certificate
- employers ID card
- letter from HMRC
- college ID card
- Oyster card/transport card (any format)
- any document without a photo, for example, bank statement
- provisional driving licence (any country) without photograph
- any form of ID on the accepted list, if the name is different but the relevant accompanying document is not supplied (see below).
N.B. A marriage certificate or deed poll can be presented along with one of the acceptable ID documents if your enrolment name is different to that on the ID document but your official documentation has not yet been changed.
N.B. A clear and legible photocopy of any of the valid documents stated above can also be presented, only if it is accompanied by an official letter issued recently from a solicitor/the Home Office, stating where the original documents are and confirming your identity.
The following items are not permitted in the assessment area:
- mobile phones
- dictionaries (including electronic dictionaries)
- computers (other than those being used for the assessment)
- flash drives or other portable storage devices
- study text, revision cards, and course notes
- books and papers
- any form of smart, electronic or programmable wristwatch
- blank paper for rough work (we will provide you with one)
If you have any of the above items in your possession, you will need to leave them in the care of the invigilator for the duration of your assessment. Your mobile phone will need to be switched off, not just switched to silent mode.
N.B. We do not accept any responsibility for items left in the care of the invigilator nor are we liable for any damage or loss of said items.
You are permitted to bring your own pens, pencils, erasers and calculators. If contained in a pencil case, the case must be transparent.
N.B. Your calculators:
- must not be programmable.
- should not be able to store data, text or alphanumeric formulas.
- should not emit audible tones,
- should not be able to print,
- should not be programmable from other sources
- should not be a function of a personal organiser, watch or mobile phone.
Solar powered calculators are used at own risk.
Linfordwood Business Park,
- Good access through either M1 (J14) or A5
- Accessible through public transport buses as well
- routes 23, 24 and 25 passing through Marlborough Street
- routes 30, 31 and 37 passing through Monks Way
- About 2.4 miles from the Central Milton Keynes Rail Station
- About 3.2 miles from Wolverton Rail Station
There are limited free parking spaces for visitors at Linfordwood Business Park.
- Wheelchair access
- Free hot drinks/bottled water
- Air conditioned exams room
- Free wifi
- Toilets (including disabled access)
- Computers equipped with ambidextrous mouse (if you require your computer to be configured of left handed use, please let us know at least 48 hours before your exam)