Coursework, controlled assessment and non-exam assessment (NEA)

Coursework, controlled assessment and non-exam assessment (NEA) measure subject-specific skills that cannot always be tested by timed written exam papers.

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Apply for centre consortium arrangements

You must let us know if you’re working as part of a consortium of centres with joint teaching arrangements where students are entered through different centres. You can apply through the JCQ Centre Admin Portal, which you can access via e-AQA (our secure extranet).

You need to apply by the following dates:

  • November series: 1 October
  • January series: 31 October
  • March series: 21 January
  • June series: 31 January.