Board of Examiner Chair Training


Course Description


This training session engages potential Chairs of Boards of Examiners with the role and responsibilities of the Chair, the regulatory framework which governs the operation of Boards of Examiners, and the other key roles within the assessment and award process.

Completion of this training is a requirement for all non-Heads of Department who wish to be able to act as a Chair of a Board of Examiners.


Please ensure you have read the 'Who is it for?' section prior to booking for this course.

Unfortunately there are no further dates scheduled at present.

Please contact Organisational Development email: if you are interested in attending this course.

What will I get out of this course?

A clear understanding of the regulatory and operational framework within which Boards of Examiners operate, the roles of key individuals within the process, and the principles and requirements that underpin the role of conduct of the Board Chair .

Completion of this training course will automatically include you on the University’s register of approved Board of Examiner Chairs (with HOD approval) and therefore allow you to act in this capacity at upcoming Boards.

Who is it for?

Academic members of staff who have been nominated by their Head of Department to Chair Boards of Examiners.

Participant preparation needed?

In preparation for this session participants might find it helpful to read Senate Regulation 7 governing assessment.

Additional information None.
What prior experience do I need? None.
Formal assessment



Andrew Petersen, (Quality Office)

Places available

Maximum 12 delegates
Minimum 6 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please email with the date you wish to attend and include your full name, department and IT account details.

Please ensure this training has been approved by your Line Manager/Supervisor and you have permission to attend on the date specified.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact Andrew Petersen (Quality Office) email: Tel: (0116) 229 7458.

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCSAT009

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Location, where are we?

Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004 (ground floor),
Astley Clarke Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH





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