2 November 2018 The deadline to enrol for the 2 November 2018 NQJ is 5pm Friday 21 September. Please note: Editors & candidates are advised of a recent update to the marking scheme in News Report. In part B, questions 1 & 2 are now assessed at 3 marks each. Candidates, please ensure you have completed the full Gold Standard Diploma prior to enrolling for the NQJ. You will also need to have completed 18 months training by the date of the exams. The final date to sit and pass 100wpm shorthand for the November NQJ is Friday 14 September.