Exams

Guidance and administration

Here, you'll find everything you need to conduct examinations in your centre, from ordering stationery to tracking your examination papers. 

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The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) publishes information for all examination bodies. It has a set of common regulations for centres across academic and vocational qualifications, which you'll also find in the pages below.

Examination stationery

We will routinely send you quantities of examination stationery and envelopes relating to the entries that you make.

The Stationery and Materials list provides information on the stationery and equipment required for our general qualification examinations in the next series. The list is provided as a spreadsheet which you can download and filter to your requirements.

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If you wish, you can order additional quantities of these items by visiting our Additional stationery requests site. Please note that you will need your centre number and postcode in order to access this site.

Additional stationery requests

This service is no longer available. Exams Officers can now print their own labels or request a collection via the Pacelforce website for delivery of material to our Hellaby processing sites.

Print label or request a collection for General Qualifications and BTEC.
Print label or request a collection for Functional Skills on demand.

You can now track your consignments of papers using our online question paper despatch tool on Edexcel Online. (Please note that, for security purposes, you'll need an Edexcel Online registered email address.)

With the online tool, you can:

  • View which question papers have been sent to you
  • Track the papers' delivery progress
  • Obtain delivery details for the consignment of question papers.

Please note that you cannot use this online tool to track:

Need help? Watch our Question Paper Despatch Tutorial Video.

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