Agriculture, Environment & Animal Care

Vocational Qualifications

Catering, Hospitality & Leisure

Apprenticeships
Vocational Qualifications

Childcare & Education

Access to HE
Pre-Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing

Access to HE
Apprenticeships
Vocational Qualifications

Creative, Design & Digital

Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Education & Training

Professional Development

Hair & Beauty

Vocational Qualifications

Health, Science & Social Care

Access to HE
Apprenticeships
Pre-Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Life Skills & Progression

Personal & Social Development

Personal and Professional Development

Personal & Social Development
Professional Development
Vocational Qualifications

Public & Protective Services

Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Supporting SEND

Personal & Social Development
Professional Development

Transport & Logistics

Access to HE
Apprenticeships
Vocational Qualifications

Guidelines for External Moderation

Moderation Calendar

An easy guide to key dates for moderator visits, subject moderation sample preparation and Final Awards Boards.

Access to HE Calendar

Centre Moderation Forms

All feedback completed by the Centre Moderators following initial, interim and final visits are now completed online and copies are sent to the centre to review any actions that need to be resolved before the next visit.

Referral of Student Work

Complete this form and send it to your Access Centre Moderator to request a referral opportunity if a student has failed to address the assessment criteria of an assignment on resubmission, or has handed in work late which did not address all of the assessment criteria.  Please note that a referral is not automatically granted and that students can claim up to a maximum of 15 credits as referred work.

Request for Referral of Student Work

Subject Moderation Forms and Guidance

Guidance on all aspects of preparing for subject moderation and sending samples by post.  Handy FAQ section covers the key questions relating selecting and packaging up your postal sample.

Subject Moderation Provider Guidelines – Postal Samples

Guidance on preparing for an on-site subject moderation, with tips on how to organise the requested samples ahead of the moderator’s visit.

Subject Moderation Provider Guidelines – Onsite

Used by the Centre Moderator at the initial visit to agree with centre coordinators which subjects and units will be moderated for that year.

Subject Moderation Samples Planning Form

A list to help centres make sure that everything that the subject moderator needs has been included in the sample to send for postal moderation.

Subject Moderation Provider Checklist – Postal Samples

A list to help centres ensure that samples are well prepared for Subject Moderators who will be completing the moderation on-site.

Onsite Checklist for Providers

A feedback form completed by on-site and postal Subject Moderators on the subjects/units selected by the Centre Moderator and Centre Coordinator for sampling.