1. Who are the EOA?
  2. What can the EOA do for me?
  3. Can anyone in my centre join the EOA Centre Membership?
  4. How much does it cost to join?
  5. Why can’t I log into the website?
  6. Where can I find out about information specific to me without going through the website?
  7. How can I find out the contact details of other EOA members in my area?
  8. Where can I ask other exam officers questions and get answers from my peers?
  9. Where can I get info. on the Exam office roles & recruitment?
  10. Where can I learn about exam office job vacancies?
  11. Where can I find the Exams Oracle Service to help manage exams delivery in my centre?
  12. Where do I find info. on continuing professional development for the exams officer?
  13. Where do I find info. on continuing professional development for invigilators?
  14. Where can I find the Exam SEND Service?
  15. Where can I find the External Candidate Service
  16. Where can I find information for emergency support?


1. Who are the EOA?

The Examination Officers' Association is a registered charity and not-for-profit professional organisation and was set up in 1999 to represent and support the exam officer community. 
See history of the EOA 1999 - 2019

2. What can the EOA do for me?

  • independent representative professional body
  • run by exams officers for exams officers
  • professional qualifications for exams officers and their team
  • supporting your role and development

3. Can anyone in my centre join the EOA Centre Membership?

The EOA is operating a centre membership scheme which allows anyone who works through their exams manager/officer and is directly involved in exams delivery can opt for the following categories:

Full Members: (MEOA)
Full membership is open to all Centre Exam Office Personnel working within a registered centre anywhere in the world. 

Full members can also be individuals who which to support the role and ethos of this EOA community and are entitled to suffix their name with the designation of MEOA.

Affilate Members (eg invigilators & SENCOs & data managers): AEOA
Centre Exam Office Personnel can register as Associate members of the EOA and have limited access to the Association’s benefits and services and although they will receive regular newsletters and information they cannot access the members section of the EOA website.

Fellows (honorary): FEOA
This category of membership applies to retired Centre Exam Office Personnel who still wish to stay in touch with the Association via newsletters and other communications. There is no subscription applicable to EOA Fellows

4. How much does it cost to join?

For the forthcoming academic year the EOA is offering a free centre membership to its community.

However, while this approach echos the EOA position as a charity and not-for-profit organisation it does need support from its community and any offer of fund and resources are welcome if it is to continue operating. 

5. Why can’t I log into the website?
There could be several reasons for this: Are you a registered member?

  • If not, use the online registration form to register.
  • Usernames and passwords are case sensitive so check that they have been put in correctly.
  • If you’ve forgotten your password, click on password reminder on the home page.
  • If this doesn’t work, you will need to email us at [email protected] with your name and centre details and the office will resolve the problem as soon as possible.

6. Where can I find out about specific information to me without going through the entire website? Go to the home page and use the search facility. Type in some key words and click on Search.
How can I find out the contact details of other EOA members in my area?
Due to the Data Protection Act, the EOA cannot give out the contact details of its members.

7. How can I find out the contact details of other EOA members in my area?

Please go to the network section on the website for both UK and international groups

8. Where can I ask other exam officers questions and get answers from my peers?

This helpline is to support members involved with exams delivery on a wide range of needs including employment, role and tasks.

9. Where can I get info. on the Exam office roles & recruitment?

All about the Centre Exam Office roles, professional qualifications and career development

10. Where can I learn about centre exam office job vacancies?

This section is now open to all visitors to the website and can be used by individuals seeking new posts and centres seeking staff.

11. Where can I find the Exams Oracle Service to help manage exams delivery in my centre?

For all your policies and tasks set in an exams cycle over the whole year - see home page

12. Where do I find information on continuing professional development for the exams officer?

Register your professionalism by taking up a St. Mary's University CPD programme

13. Where do I find info. on continuing professional development for invigilators?

Register your invigilation team and raise their game with Industry Qualifications 

14. Where can I find the Exam SEND Service?

Exams office staff are under growing pressure to deliver Access Arrangements so the EOA approach is to bring in the expertise from the SEN/D community 

15. Where can I find the External Candidate Service

External candidates need places to take exams and centres need extra money to fill the gap from declining budgets so why not offer your centre and register now 

16. Where can I find information for emergency support?

Some centres are suddenly faced with no exams officer so the EOA offers a face to face centre support service especially during emergencies