Access to Scripts Service – NCFE Level1/2 Technical Award qualifications and Level 1 and 2 Reformed Functional Skills paper based assessments only


The NCFE service for Access to Scripts (ATS) allows centres to request a scanned copy of marked external assessment papers including marks awarded for each answer. The ATS service is only available for the Combined L1/L2 Technical Award qualifications and reform paper-based Functional Skills English and Maths external assessments.

Types of service and timescales

  • Priority – this service allows centres to receive the script(s) electronically in time to support requests for Enquiries About Results.
    • Please submit a priority request no later than 5 working days after results release to receive the script within 5 working days.
  • Non-priority – this service is intended to provide centres with learners’ electronic script(s) for teaching and learning purposes.
    • Please submit a non-priority request no later than 30 working days after results release to receive the script(s) within 20 working days. 
    • Please note if you submit a non-priority request you will not be able to submit an enquiry about result.


Priority service - £15 per script

Non-priority service - £12 per script

How do I submit a request?

Complete the web form below. Only the centre Programme Contact or Exams Officer should submit requests.

Learner names

When uploading the learner name's please use this template.

What happens next?

You will receive an email from NCFE to confirm receipt of each request. Once the scripts are scanned a secure link with access to the scripts will be sent to the email address provided within the above timescale.

Please ensure the date you pick is the first day of the assessment window.
Please use the provided template to upload learner names.


I accept that NCFE will hold and process the information given electronically and may use it for purposes deemed relevant to this request.

I confirm appropriate evidence to support this application will be available within the centre for inspection, if requested by NCFE.