Employer shorthand exam bookings

Employers that are approved exam centres can schedule NCTJ shorthand exams.

Approved employers and non-accredited education providers may hold NCTJ shorthand exams. If you would like to apply to become an approved exam centre, please contact exams@nctj.com.

Shorthand exam dates and start times for 2023-24 can be found here.

A shorthand exam must be booked a minimum of two weeks prior to the date it takes place. Please use this Excel template to enter your candidates and upload it into the form below.  All candidates due to sit the exam must be entered at the time of booking. Please do not rebook an exam to add additional candidates.

All shorthand exams are taken via the Cirrus online exams platform. If you require a copy of the latest shorthand admin pack which includes exam documentation and procedures, please contact Ellen Sanderson.

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