Technical Examiner, 0173 Land and Wildlife

Would you like to be involved with supporting the delivery of Technicals examinations?  

We are looking for multiple competent industry experts in fisheries, countryside and game to join our existing examiner team to support with the creation and delivery of our 0173 Technical Diplomas for the Spring 2024 assessment series and beyond.

This examiner role gives you the opportunity to work alongside your current job, to build additional income with competitive daily rates, and to continue to develop your own skills and development.  

Further detail on qualification content, including qualification handbooks, examination guides, sample assessments and past papers, can be found in the qualification specification on the 0173 qualifications webpage.  

The job description outlines more details of the expectations of an examiner.

Land-based services
Associate Type

For more information please see the Job Description

The assessments within the Level 2 and Level 3 Land and Wildlife qualifications include written short answer papers, multiple choice question papers and assignments.  

We are looking for examiners to support in the delivery of the assessment from Spring 2024 onwards.  As a Marking Examiner you will: 

Mark candidates’ scripts in accordance with the agreed marking scheme accurately and consistently, and to the standard and deadlines set by the Chief Examiner/Principal Examiner 

Prepare for and participate in standardisation of markers meetings to ensure best practice is adhered to when marking 

Submit samples to the Chief Examiner/Principal Examiner at designated times 

Report any suspicion of collusion or unfair practice or any evidence of irregularities on the part of candidates or centres to City & Guilds' staff 

Review candidates’ marked scripts when requested by City & Guilds 

Produce an examiner’s report and submit it within the specified time 

Attend Awarding meetings to establish the grade boundaries

Below is an outline of when we expect activities to take place 


Approximate Training dates  

Approximate Standardisation dates  

Marking Window  

Spring exams  



3 weeks: -


How long does each activity take?  

1 day meeting  

1 day meeting with approximately 2 hours of preparation  

Flexible within period and dependent on allocation  


Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis, suitable applicants will be invited to attend training.  

When completing your application, it is essential you read the person specification fully, and map your application to show where you meet the requirements set out.  Please note applications that do not demonstrate meeting the person specification may be declined or delayed.   

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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