COVID-19 Student Updates and Support

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are committed to supporting our students through these disruptive times. Here you will find the latest information, guidance and resources for the CTA qualification during the Coronavirus pandemic.​

We continue to closely monitor the situation. In line with the latest guidance, our offices are closed until further notice and we are working remotely.

The following pages contain answers to many of the questions you may have about how the CTA qualification may be affected:

Computer Based Exams

UPDATE: 25 February 2021 - 12:30pm: Please see the latest CBE test centre closures, if you have a test scheduled on an affected date, it will automatically be rescheduled by Prometric. If you have any queries regarding an existing booking please contact education [at] ciot.org.uk 

  • Belfast: CLOSED - reopening date TBC
  • Birmingham: CLOSED - reopening date TBC 
  • Cardiff: CLOSED (due to relocation) - reopening date TBC 
  • Guernsey: 23 January - 7 March

Student Support

Guidance and support from us and the Tuition Bodies.

Examination Updates

The latest updates and information regarding the 2021 CTA examinations.


Please help us to help you by reading all of the available information before contacting us, as it may take us longer than usual to get back to you.