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As a private candidate, you will be studying independently of the centre through which you take your exams.
Your centre is not responsible for the teaching of your subject(s). Similarly, although OCR provides the exams and assessments you will take, it is your course provider or tutor who is responsible for teaching you. Therefore, you should contact them if you have any questions about your course.
We advise you to obtain a copy of the specification for any subjects you wish to study.
These are available to download, along with past papers, from the relevant qualification pages.
If you are unsure which specification you are following, your course provider or tutor should be able to confirm this for you.
Although all OCR subjects are available to you, certain specifications may not be suitable for you as a private candidate.
It is important, therefore, you establish the suitability of the specification you intend to follow and obtain initial confirmation from a centre that they are prepared to host you as a private candidate.
We advise you to contact your course provider for further information.