Test Writer - BTEC - Level 3 Professional Competence for Transport Managers

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Closing date:05 April 2016 at midnight 

We are recruiting Writers/Editors of multiple choice questions for onscreen tests for the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers. This role requires a technical knowledge of the sector and a good understanding of the differences in levels of qualification and how to communicate that in writing.

Experience of teaching and/or managing BTEC programmes is desirable but not essential. Full details of the role and person specification are attached below.

The fee paid to Test Writers is £7.20 per question. 


  • To write an agreed number of questions to the given deadline as agreed with the BTEC Assessment Manager
  • Follow the requirements of the unit specification and the arrangements for specifications
  • Provide or describe suitable graphics, photographs or images to support tests
  • Adhere to guidance provided on item types and item quality as required by Pearson

Experience/qualifications needed

  • Have experience of teaching and/or managing BTEC programmes
  • Have a good understanding of  the differences in levels of qualification and how to communicate that in writing (an ability to write across all Entry Levels, Level 1 and 2/Level 1 and 2)
  • Have been educated to a level 4 standard with relevant qualifications

Competencies required

  • Be able to use appropriate software applications and e mail and have access to appropriate computer equipment with internet access
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Have an ability to work to tight deadlines
Additional information
As part of the selection process you are also asked to email us two multiple choice questions. Instructions for doing this are given in the exercise template attached below.
Please send your completed exercise to us at: aaresourcing@pearson.com  - with the email heading, 'BTEC Test Writer Transport Managers'. You need to send your exercise by the closing date for applications - 1st November 2015.  
If successful in your application you will be given training for the role. 
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