The next available NQJ exams take place on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th July. Enrolment closes on the 2nd June 2023. Please ensure to book your exam(s) 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.
NQJ exam timetable:
|NQJ exam date||Enrolment opens||Last date to sit 100wpm shorthand||Enrolment closes||Results issued (by 5pm)|
|6 July 2023||5 April 2023||18 May 2023||2 June 2023||8 August 2023|
|7 July 2023||5 April 2023||18 May 2023||2 June 2023||8 August 2023|
|9 November 2023||10 August 2023||tbc||6 October 2023||12 December 2023|
|10 November 2023||10 August 2023||tbc||6 October 2023||12 December 2023|
|7 March 2024||14 December 2023||tbc||2 February 2024||9 April 2024|
|8 March 2024||14 December 2023||tbc||2 February 2024||9 April 2024|
The NCTJ offer candidates the option to sit their NQJ exams in-office if your company has suitable facilities available, or remotely at home.
The new exam times are here:
|Day One||Day Two|
|Media Law and Ethics in Practice||Practical Skills|