The next NQJ exams take place on Friday 5 November. Bookings close at 5pm on Friday 1 October. Please ensure to book your exams in good time, as the NCTJ are unable to accept late booking requests.
Eligibility: you must have achieved 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 and ensure exam results in essential media law, media law court reporting and public affairs are not more than five years old.
Exam locations: due to the ongoing impact of Covid, the November NQJ exams will be held and invigilated remotely (i.e. taken at home). However, they can also be held in-person at your workplace where preferred, in which case your employer is responsible for invigilating your exams. If you wish to sit in-office, ensure agreement has been sought from your editor/manager and select 'in-offce' in Section 4 of the enrolment form.
Exam invoicing: Newsquest trainees must provide a valid purchase order number on the enrolment form for the enrolment to be accepted. This is a mandatory requirement set by your employer.