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Exam dates

Exam dates

This page will be updated on a regular basis as new exam dates are released.

Scheduling

All schedules must be submitted using the AIM portal by the dates specified. All schedules are then confirmed via email with your named contact.

Results released

All results are released via email to the named contact. Our post-examination period is for 25 working days.

Online on-demand multiple choice examinations

Online on-demand assessments can be taken at any point throughout the year.

To book learners onto the assessment, centres must schedule the intended date and time of your online assessment through the AIM portal at least 48 hours before the intended date. 

VFX, Games and Animation

Qualification
Date
Time 
Duration
Schedule by
Results issued

Level 3 Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills (main)
Core Principles exam

Wed 25 Mar 2020 10am tbc 21 Feb 2020 18 May 2020

Level 3 Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills (resit)
Core Principles exam

Mon 22 Jun 2020 10am tbc  1 Jun 2020   3 Aug 2020

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills Year 1 (main)
Core Principles exam

Wed 25 Mar 2020 10am tbc 21 Feb 2020 18 May 2020

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills Year 1 (resit)
Core Principles exam

Mon 22 June 2020 10am tbc  1 Jun 2020  3 Aug 2020

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills Year 2 (main)
Case Study exam

Wed 25 Mar 2020 2pm tbc 21 Feb 2020 18 May 2020

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills Year 2 (resit)
Case study exam

Mon 22 June 2020 2pm tbc  1 Jun 2020   3 Aug 2020

Counselling

         
Qualification
Date
Time
Duration
Scheduled by
Results issued
EXPIRING counselling qualification (last date for learner registration 31/07/2019)
Level 2 Certificate Counselling Skills (Jan 2020) 14 Jan 2020  2pm 1 hr 18 Nov 2019 20 Mar 2020
Level 2 Certificate Counselling Skills (Jun 2020) 9 Jun 2020 2pm 1 hr 17 Apr 2020 13 Aug 2020
           
 EXPIRING counselling qualification (last date for learner registration 31/07/2019)
Level 3 Certificate Counselling Theory (Jan 2020) 15 Jan 2020 2pm 2 hrs 18 Nov 2019 20 Mar 2020
Level 3 Certificate Counselling Theory (Jun 2020) 10 Jun 2020 2pm 2 hrs 17 Apr 2020 13 Aug 2020
           
EXPIRING counselling qualification (last date for learner registration 31/12/2019)
Level 4 Diploma Counselling Practice: Embarking on Practice (Jan 2020 14 Jan 2020 10am 2 hrs 18 Nov 2019 20 Mar 2020
Level 4 Diploma Counselling Practice: Embarking on Practice (Jun 2020) 9 Jun 2020 10am 2 hrs 17 Apr 2020 13 Aug 2020
Level 4 Diploma Counselling Practice: Counselling Practicum (Jan 2020) Submission deadline 
21 Jan 2020
n/a n/a n/a 20 Mar 2020
Level 4 Diploma Counselling Practice: Counselling Practicum (Jun 2020) Submission deadline 
21st June 2020
n/a n/a n/a 13 Aug 2020
           
EXPIRING counselling qualification (last date for learner registration 31/07/2019)
Level 5 Diploma Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Jan 2020) 16 Jan 2020 10am  3 hrs 18 Nov 2019 20 Mar 2020
Level 5 Diploma Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Jun 2020) 11 June 2020 10am 3 hrs 17 Apr 2020 13 Aug 2020
           
NEW counselling qualifications (first date for learner registration 01/08/2019)
NEW Introduction to Counselling Theory Level 2 (Jan 2020) 14 Jan 2020 2pm 1 hr 18 Nov 2019 20 Mar 2020
Introduction to Counselling Theory Level 2 (Jun 2020) 9 Jun 2020 2pm 1 hr 17 Apr 2020 13 Aug 2020
NEW Counselling Theory Level 3 (Jan 2020) 15 Jan 2020 2pm 2 hrs 18 Nov 2020 20 Mar 2020
Counselling Theory Level 3 (Jun 2020) 10 Jun 2020 2pm 2 hrs 17 Apr 2020 13 Aug 2020
NEW Counselling Theory: A Chosen Approach Level 4 (Jan 2020) 14 Jan 2020 10am 2 hrs 18 Nov 2020 20 Mar 2020
Counselling Theory: A Chosen Approach Level 4 (Jun 2020)

9 Jun 2020

10am 2 hrs 17 Apr 2020 13 Aug 2020
Research Proposal (Jun 2020) Submission deadline
14 Jun 2020
n/a n/a n/a 13 Aug 2020
Study of Supervised Practice (June 2020) Submission deadline 
14 Jun 2020
n/a n/a n/a 13 Aug 2020
Dissertation (June 2020) Submission deadline 
14 Jun 2020
n/a n/a n/a 13 Aug 2020