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Syllabus 2019 review completed

| July 31, 2020

The Examinations Standards Committee (ESC) and the Examination and Syllabus Review Group (ESRG) have completed a review of Syllabus 2019 following feedback from the tutor community. This new release, V1.4 contains no new examinable items. The most significant changes have been re-grouping certain syllabus topics together, as well as some minor text amendments to make the […]

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Remote invigilation exams – now taking bookings

| May 29, 2020

Following our announcement last week about the introduction of a new booking system for remote invigilation Foundation exams, we are pleased to confirm that bookings have now resumed. Exam bookings can only be made via an online booking form available at The next available examination sessions are from 8.00 am on Wednesday, 1 July […]

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New booking system for remote invigilation exams

| May 20, 2020

In response to the demand for remote invigilation exams, the RSGB is launching a new, automated booking system. It will make each part of the process smoother for applicants and HQ staff. As all 600 exam slots in June have now been filled, the new booking system will go live on 1 June in readiness […]

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Process for applying for remote invigilation exams

| April 21, 2020

This process is currently suspended, pending the introduction of a new automated booking system on 1 June 2020   How do I apply to take a remotely-invigilated exam? If you are rescheduling a postponed or cancelled exam, you can follow the process below yourself If you are making a completely new booking you should contact […]

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RSGB to introduce remote invigilation for Foundation Exams

| April 2, 2020

In response to the coronavirus emergency and to comply with the government’s social distancing recommendations, the RSGB announced on 20 March that it would stop taking bookings for new amateur radio examinations. The Society expected that this suspension of exams would last for at least 12 weeks. Since then, the RSGB has been exploring ways […]

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New exam bookings paused until further notice

| March 19, 2020

Following on from the exam announcement earlier this week, it has been decided that with immediate effect and until further notice, the RSGB Exam Department will not be accepting or processing any new exam bookings. If you have already carried out a practical assessment for a Foundation or Intermediate exam and it is still valid, […]

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