NQJ Enrolment Form

8 March 2019

Enrolment for the Friday March NQJ exams is now open. The deadline to enrol is Friday 25 January. The final date to sit and pass 100wpm shorthand is Friday 4 January. 


Prior to enrolling, please refer here to details of the new Level 6 NQJ to be introduced in July 2019, the transition arrangements in place and how this will relate to your enrolment for the March exams

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.

NQJ Enrolment Form

Tick exams to be sat and select either 'resit' or 'first attempt'.

Fees are inclusive of VAT and is charged at 20%.


If you are paying for yourself, please choose 'Pay Online' below:

To ensure entry, payment must be recieved prior to the examination. In the event of a cancellation or non-attendance NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN.

Please note that full payment must be received prior to sitting the NQJ exam.

Refresher Courses

The NCTJ recommends that you attend an NQJ refresher course in advance of the exams. For further information please contact Cecilia Judmann at the NCTJ:

Tel: 01799 544945         Email: info@nctj.com


Centre Allocation

Centres are allocated on a first come first served basis and cannot be reserved prior to allocation or changed after allocation. Candidates are allocated the nearest available centre.


Particular Needs

Candidates with disabilities whose circumstances require special consideration must supply written evidence to the NCTJ including a professional assessment report and/or medical certificate at least three weeks prior to the exam.