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info_outline Coronavirus (COVID-19): From September 2020 we will be opening up some of our classrooms for certain qualifications, with safety measures in place.

More information can be found on the institute advice pages ›

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IMC institute advice for Coronavirus

Below is the latest and most up to date information from the Institute, regarding exams and assessments.

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CFA UK launched OnVUE Online Proctored examinations, enabling exams to be taken from home as of 1st July 2020. Students can choose to take their exam online or at a CFA UK Pearson VUE test centre (both subject to availability).

You should also note that to enable IMC exams to move to online, two changes have had to be made to the format of the exam. From 1 June candidates will no longer be permitted to use handheld calculators. Instead, an onscreen calculator (Texas Instruments TI-30XS or TI-30XB) will be provided. This applies to all candidates whether testing in a test centre or via OnVUE. Candidates should familiarise themselves with the onscreen calculator.

Candidates sitting via OnVUE will also be provided with an onscreen whiteboard. This only applies to OnVUE sittings. Physical erasable whiteboards will still be available for all candidates sitting in test centres.

An online exam demo incorporating the calculator and scratch pad (in the format of the Pearson VUE real exam) can be found on the Pearson Vue website.

For more detailed information including system requirements please visit the CFA UK website and the Pearson Vue website.

 


Impact on courses

IMC weekday and evening courses will continue to run per the published 2020 timetable, but will be delivered Live Online. Delegates will be contacted in the two weeks before their course with joining instructions, links for the sessions and printable course materials in PDF format.


End Point Assessments

I was due to sit my End Point Assessment (EPA) in the next few months. What do the exam cancellations mean for my Apprenticeship?

Your Talent Coach will be getting in contact with you, or do speak with your Kaplan Apprenticeship account manager to talk through your timeline and the impact of IMC exam cancellations.

Who is best to contact for help and advice?

If you have any questions or would like further guidance, please email our Client and Student Services team at citybookings@kaplan.co.uk, or for anyone on an Apprenticeship we recommend reaching out to your talent coach or Kaplan Apprenticeship account manager.

Safeguarding and Mental Health

If you have any safeguarding concerns, please contact us via Safeguarding@kaplan.co.uk during working hours. It is a confidential email account.

There are two very good charities who have out of hours support: NSPCC for concerns about young people 0808 800 5000 or the Samaritans 116123.

We can also signpost you to several helpful organisations - we have collated contact details of organisations such as Anxiety UK, Mind, CALM, and Young Minds.

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