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IRSE Professional Exam 2020 News

This page will contain the latest news on the 2020 IRSE exam - all candidates are responsible for keeping themselves up to date

 

20 September 2020 - Update for all exam candidates:

Unfortunately Module 2 has been postponed until a date to be agreed in 2021.

All other candidates have been given their time window for sitting their module(s) - All times are quoted in UTC as this is a global exam.

The full text of the email is in the document library below and here.

15 September 2020 - Request for all candidates to acknowledge that they have received their emails:

Those who have not acknowledged the email of 4 September have been sent a reminder email to their registered email address today.

4 September 2020 - Update for all exam candidates:

All candidates have been sent an email to their registered address today.  The full text of the email is here, and in the document library below, along with the additional terms & conditions for these emergency exam conditions.  The information in the email, which is presented in a FAQ style, is intended to allay any initial concerns, whilst we acknowledge that there are still many outstanding questions.

Candidates for the Certificate in Railway Control Engineering Fundamentals (module A) are reminded that they have details for their practice exam (2 opportunities to sit the same exam).

25 August 2020 - Important announcement for all exam candidates:

All candidates have been sent an email to their registered address today.  The full text of the email is here, and in the document library below.The key information for all candidates is that there will be no exam centres this year; you will take the exam at a suitable venue to you (be that home, work or another quiet place)

21 August 2020 - Certificate in Railway Control Engineering Fundamentals (Module A) candidates:

All candidates booked to sit the Certificate in Railway Control Engineering Fundamentals (Module A) have been sent details of how to access the practice exam. If you have not received this (email sent from Polly Whyte on 7 August 2020), please check your junk mail in the first instance and then contact us at exam@irse.org if you have not received it. Please also ensure that you read the instructions for module A candidates document (on the module A support resources page).

July 2020: Study videos available

The IRSE Younger Members have run a series of study sessions for those who are intending to sit the exam this year and videos of these events are available on in our dedicated IRSE Exam Study resources area on Vimeo.