Are there any exams? There are no written exams. We know that you will want to be confident and competent practitioners with a valued qualification so there is, of course, assessment. In the first year the complexity of the assessments builds up gradually so you will be ready for year two when the marks start counting towards your final grade. In year three you will be observed and assessed working with clients and will have a viva. You get chance to look at the case study in advance so can come prepared.