National Qualification

Level 4 Award in Assessment


This qualification is intended for those who assess occupational competence, vocational skills, and knowledge and understanding in the work environment in a vocational setting (e.g. classroom, workshop or training environment).

The holder of this qualification will understand the current landscape of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector, including the importance of contributing to the quality assurance processes of assessment and continuous professional development. They will also be able to select the appropriate assessment method to suit given criteria, create, test and critically review assessment instruments and tools. The holder will also be able to carry out and make assessment decisions within both the vocational workplace settings.


This qualification is endorsed by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the UAE and approved by Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET).


  • QFEmirates Level 3 or above qualification or award in an occupational discipline (or equivalent) related to the field of claimed competence.
  • Relevant work experience.
  • Access to assess learners in vocational workplace settings.

Target Audience

This qualification is suitable for educators, assessors or any individual who will be involved in competency-based assessments.

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