|Thursday 6 February||Memorandum available to senior schools.|
Application information emailed to re-applicant markers.
|Monday 10 February||Applications open.|
|Friday 7 March||Closing date for applications.|
|April||Recruitment sessions for new applicants.|
|May/June||Offers of appointment sent to SR immersers.|
|mid-June||Information sent to new applicants who attended a recruitment session.|
|early July||Offers of appointment sent to markers, standby markers and WT marking supervisors.|
|Friday 18 July||Closing date for return of responses to offer of appointment and travel booking forms.|
|August to mid-September||Standby markers may be contacted and offered a marking position.|
|early September||Travel confirmations emailed.|
|Tuesday 2 September||QCS Test administered — Writing Task & Multiple Choice I|
Materials sent to WT marking personnel.
|Wednesday 3 September||QCS Test administered — Short Response & Multiple Choice II|
Materials sent to SR marking personnel.
|Tuesday 9 September||Closing date for submission of SR marking unit preferences by markers.|
|Tuesday 16 September||Allocated marking unit emailed to SR markers.|
|Saturday 20 to Friday 26 September||Marking operation.|
|Four to six weeks after the marking operation||Payments to marking personnel.|
|Late October||Certificates of Participation sent to all marking personnel.|