Assessor Certification

Applicants must satisfactorily comply with the minimum requirements for education, training, work experience and assessor experience for the relevant grade of certification. The reachable grade of certification depends on assessment experience.

Education

Applicants must have completed their secondary education, have a degree or equivalent professional qualification.

Training

All applicants must have completed an accredited assessor training course within the 3 years prior to application for certification.

Work Experience

Work experience depends on the level of education and on the grade applied for.

  Provisional Assessor Assessor Principal Assessor
Secondary education 4 years full time experience of which 2 years in relevant process context 6 years full time experience of which 4 years in relevant process context 6 years full time experience in a relevant process context
Degree or equivalent professional qualification 2 years full time experience of which 1 year in relevant process context 4 years full time experience of which 3 years in relevant process context 6 years full time experience in a relevant process context

Assessment Experience

Assessment experience depends upon the grade applied for. Applicants for the grade of Provisional Assessor need no prior assessment experience .Applicants for the grande of Assessor or Principal Assessor grade must meet certain criteria for assessment experience that includes:

  Provisional Assessor Assessor Principal Assessor
Minimum number of assessment hours None 120 h 240 h
Minimum number of assessments None 4 8
Period in which assessments performed None In previous 3 years prior to application In previous 3 years prior to application
Minimum number of assessments performed as team leader None 2 (may be single person) 4 (min. of 2 persons)

Assessment experience must be gained in the three years prior to application.

Maximum number of assessment hours per assessment claimable for planning and reporting per assessment as percentage of time spent for these activities is 20%, ignoring grade of assessor.

Continuing Professional Development

With renewal of certification all certified assessors irrespective of grade shall report continuing professional development activities. Professional development activities undertaken shall be related to assessment principles and practices, related process standards or improving assessment methodologies.

Fees

Initial application fee: 150 €  
 
Annual certification fee: 150 € for Provisional Assessor
  225 € for Assessor
  300 € for Principal Assessor
 
Re-grade fee: 150 €  

 

Fees are charged according to a country banding based on the country residency of the applicant. The above fee rates are for Band 1. Band 2 rates are 10% discount on Band 1. Band 3 rates are 25% discount on Band 1. Band 4 rates are 50% discount on Band 1.

View country band 1-4

Assessors must renew their certification triennially.

Payment

To make payment - contact Director of Certification on the Contact Form

 

 

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