Becoming an SQA marker

Each year we recruit approximately 11,000 teaching professionals as markers during the National Qualification exams.


Apply to be a marker





The majority of exam scripts are now marked using an online marking system. E-marking maximises efficiency, effectiveness and security, and helps us to ensure quality assurance.


Steps to becoming a marker

The graphic below shows the key steps to becoming an e-marker.

Graphic showing the steps, from becoming a marker, to completing marking tasks
Read the text only version of the steps to becoming a marker for SQA



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Telephone: 0345 279 1000