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FAQs for Re-Assessment

This part of the FAQ section answers questions asked about re-assessment.

Re-assessment Queries (for pre Jan 2011 learners only)

How can I find out my examination mark?

The ASA Awarding Body provides learners with a pass or fail grade only. Your examination marks will be available from the tutor or your approved centre.

How can I find out where I went wrong on my examination paper?

You can write into the ASA Awarding Body and request a feedback report. Your examination paper will be sent to a senior external marker who analyses each of your answers in order to explain to you where your weaknesses are and how to improve for the next examination. The cost for this service is £60 including VAT.

I am an IoS learner and none of the listed re-assessment dates are suitable. Are there any other venues or dates for me to re-sit my examination?

These dates have been organised especially for re-sit learners and we urge all learners to try their utmost to make sure they choose one of the dates provided. If it is not possible to travel to any of the centres on the dates provided you will need to contact your approved centre to see if they can offer you an alternative date or venue for your examination.  Please note that a list of re-assessment dates for IoS learners is always being updated so please keep checking the IoS online website to see if a more suitable date or venue becomes available.

Am I able to select a date within the 28 days notice required by the ASA Awarding Body?

No. You must send in your re-assessment form so that it arrives at the Awarding Body department at least 28 days before the date of your re-assessment.

I need to re-sit an exam and don't know who do I need to contact?

Learners need to contact there training provider/ASA approved centre. They should be able to arrange a date and venue for you and tell you what to do next.

How long do I have to re-sit my examination?

You have 18 months from the date your examination results were issued to complete your ASA qualification. Once the 18 months have passed you would have to take the course again should you wish to gain the qualification.

How many times can I re-sit my examination?

You may re-sit your examination a maximum of 3 times. If you are still unsuccessful after 3 attempts you must contact your training provider/ASA approved centre for furthur information.

Am I able to apply for any reasonable adjustments even though they were not granted on my original course?

If you feel that you require any reasonable adjustments such as extra time, a reader or a scribe, etc .and this adjustment was not granted on your original course you will need to write into the ASA Awarding Body with your request and any supporting documentary evidence you have. Your request will be considered and you will be notified in writing if it has been successful.

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