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Guidance: Apply to be an external expert with Ofqual

We often require advice from people with expertise to help with our work on qualifications and assessments for GCSEs, A levels, a wide range of vocational and technical qualifications and new apprenticeship end-point assessments.

External experts are invaluable to the work we do to ensure the qualifications we regulate are fit for purpose ensuring that the right things can be assessed in a consistent way.

What we look for in external experts

We are looking for people from a wide range of backgrounds.

You might:

be a teacher, practitioner, assessor, examiner or an academic
have extensive skills and experience in a particular industry

How to apply

If you would like to provide subject matter expertise in vocational and technical subject areas, please register your interest.

Register your interest

We are not currently seeking additional subject matter expertise in academic subjects.

Current experts

To see who is currently advising us, download our current List of external experts (ODS, 30.5 KB).

Terms and conditions, and privacy statement

These are the terms and conditions for external experts and the Privacy statement (PDF, 115 KB, 4 pages).

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