Enhance your ability to assess and support students effectively

Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET)

Dive into the world of standardised testing with our Comprehensive Certificate in Educational Testing (CCET) course. Designed by industry-leading educational Psychologists, this course empowers you with the knowledge and skills to conduct educational assessments confidently. Now, with our on-demand course or exclusive, 3-day intensive bootcamp, you can accelerate your learning journey from the convenience of your home.

CCET

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Why The CCET

The Certificate in Educational Testing (CCET) is your gateway to becoming a proficient educational tester, a role that's increasingly pivotal in shaping educational outcomes and student success.

Discover the CCET Course with Our Free Preview

Curious about what the CCET certification can offer you? We invite you to enroll in our Free Preview of the CCET course—a unique opportunity to explore the rich learning experience and unparalleled expertise our program delivers.

What You will Learn

Understanding Test Scores

Gain a deep understanding of what different test scores means and learn which ones are best utilised for different purposes.

Evaluating Test Quality

Learn how to differentiate between high-quality tests and those that may not provide reliable information ensuring the best tools are used 

Measuring Progress

Acquire the skills to properly and accurately measure progress in students or clients, enabling targeted interventions and support.

Administering Standardised Tests

Gain the expertise to administer standardised tests effectively, a critical skill for educators and professionals in educational settings.

Interpreting Psychological Reports

Understand how to read and comprehend psychological reports, translating complex information into actionable insights

Reporting Test Results

Master the art of clearly and confidently reporting test results and their implications to others, including parents, professionals, and stakeholders.

On-Demand Self-Paced Learning

Elevate your educational testing skills with our comprehensive CCET certification program, designed for those who value flexibility and self-direction. Dive into an expansive curriculum that covers the latest in educational testing methodologies, all available to you 24/7.

ON DEMAND: CCET -Test User

€1550.00*

Learn at your own pace with a personal tutor​

*Price in EUR

ON DEMAND: 3 Monthly Instalments

€542.00*

Learn at your own pace with a personal tutor​

*Price in EUR

Like to pay by invoice*, no problem. Fill in our form here.*Available to organisations only

ON DEMAND: CCET -Test User​

€1550.00*

Learn at your own pace with a personal tutor

*Price in EUR

ON DEMAND: 3 Monthly Instalments

€542.00*

Learn at your own pace with a personal tutor

*Price in EUR

Like to pay by invoice*, no problem. Fill in our form here. *Available to organisations only

3-Day Live Training Boot Camp

Join our dynamic 3-Day Live Boot Camp for an immersive learning experience that will fast-track your understanding of educational testing. This intensive program is perfect for those who prefer structured learning and immediate feedback from experts in the field.

Choose Your Start Date

Pay-in-full or use a convenient payment plan (if available)

MARCH - 3 Day LIVE Training

20-22nd March 2024
2120
00*
  • Live online learning with industry expert lecturers
  • Interact with lecturers and classmates
  • Convenience of studying from home
  • Wednesday to Friday, 9am-5pm

APRIL - 3 Day LIVE Training

24-26 April 2024
2120
00*
  • Live online learning with industry expert lecturers
  • Interact with lecturers and classmates
  • Convenience of studying from home
  • Wednesday to Friday, 9am-5pm

JUNE- 3 Day LIVE Training

05-07 June 2024
2120
00*
  • Live online learning with industry expert lecturers
  • Interact with lecturers and classmates
  • Convenience of studying from home
  • Wednesday to Friday, 9am-5pm

MARCH - 3 Day LIVE Training

20-22nd March 2024
2120
00*
  • Live online learning with industry expert lecturers
  • Interact with lecturers and classmates
  • Convenience of studying from home
  • Wednesday to Friday, 9am-5pm

APRIL - 3 Day LIVE Training

24-26 April 2024
2120
00*
  • Live online learning with industry expert lecturers
  • Interact with lecturers and classmates
  • Convenience of studying from home
  • Wednesday to Friday, 9am-5pm

JUNE- 3 Day LIVE Training

05-07 June 2024
2120
00*
  • Live online learning with industry expert lecturers
  • Interact with lecturers and classmates
  • Convenience of studying from home
  • Wednesday to Friday, 9am-5pm
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Course Curriculum

The course starts at the very beginning and builds the participants’ skills and knowledge as they progress through the course. The topics covered in the course are:

  • Introduction to Assessment
  • Introduction to Standardised Testing
  • Types of Tests
  • Preparing to administer a standardised test
  • Administering a Standardised Test
  • How to Score a Standardised Test
  • Security and Privacy of data
  • Introduction and Overview
  • Measuring Average
  • The Normal Curve: Mean and Standard Deviation
  • Raw Scores and Standard Scores
  • Ranking and Developmental Scores
  • Score Bands
  • Bias and Testing
  • Discrimination and Testing
  • Intelligence and Testing
  • Test Reliability
  • Methods to Measure Test Reliability
  • Reliability Co-efficient and Correlations
  • Validity
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Test Standardisation and Practicalities
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Happy Learners

I have just completed the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) through Education Elephant. This was a very well structured and comprehensive course. The material was delivered in a clear and concise way. My Tutor provided me with excellent feedback, guidance and advice for the duration of the course. I would highly recommend this course and the Education Elephant Team.

Elaine Kelly

The CCET course at Education Elephant was excellent. From the course material to how it was taught to the level of guidance- exceptional! Dr Rebecca and Dr Kate we’re so helpful and understanding throughout. I would definitely recommend this course to anybody working in an educational or psychology background with an interest in psychometric testing!!

Annemarie Bennett

CCET completed with Education Elephant - great course and comprehensive feedback from a tutor throughout. Would recommend.

Angelina Lavelle

I have just completed the CCET course and it was simply excellent. The course content, resources provided and particularly the feedback were to a very high standard. Though hesitant going into the course, I have completed it with an improved understanding and will definitely be recommending it to colleagues. Thank you!

Lubna Ghaffar

Meet Your Tutors

Carol Neenan

Educational Psychologist

Carol is a qualified Educational Psychologist who came to Educational Assessments from a career in teaching. Before her present role in managing, promoting, and supporting many aspects of inclusion for learners with disabilities, medical and mental health conditions; she has spent over 30 years teaching Psychology, Statistics, Childcare, Anatomy & Physiology, and Nutrition to Adults. She began her journey to qualify as an Educational Psychologist by completing her CCET with ÉIRIM. She has also successfully completed her APC cert with PATOSS, qualifying as a specialised teacher who can diagnose Dyslexia (a qualification acceptable by the NUI and SOLAS in Ireland) and subsequently was awarded an MSc in Psychology.

Rebecca Good

Educational Psychologist

Rebecca is a distinguished Educational Psychologist and the visionary founding director of Education Elephant. With a background in teaching and co-founding a renowned psychology assessment clinic, she has profound insights into the challenges of learning difficulties. Rebecca is committed to simplifying the process for schools and teachers in supporting every child under their care. She is also actively engaged in the academic sphere, presenting research and collaborating with governments. Rebecca’s philosophy centers around championing an inclusive and nurturing educational environment. Currently, she is developing a cutting-edge psychometric test to swiftly identify and support students in need. 

Frequently Asked Questions

You do not need any prior experience in testing and assessment as this course will give you an excellent inntroduction to the area. It is particularly suited to special education teachers, SENCo's, assistant psychologists, or anyone working within the educational setting administering or interpreting psychometric or academic tests. A teaching qualification is recommended but not essential.

This course is available in two formats, Live Online and On-Demand. Both formats cover the same course content. You now have more choice in how you learn with us.

  • Live Online

    Our online experience is designed to be just as interactive, supportive, and inspiring as in person courses. Online courses can be accessed from any computer or laptop with an internet connection. Live lectures are delivered using Zoom. During these lectures, your teachers will use technology interactively to ensure an engaging learning experience. When appropriate, students will be encouraged to activate their microphones so that they can ask questions and communicate with other students..

  • On Demand:

    On Demand courses enable you to complete your course on your own schedule. Course modules are delivered in the form of one "chapters". Each chapter is broken up into short video "lessons" followed by activities designed to put the new information and concepts into practice through exercises, quizzes, forum participation and other activities.

All assessments are submitted online. Your learning is assessed through a variety of tasks including practical work; short written excercises e.g. multiple choice and short answer questions; video recording of a test adminstration; a written educational report. Assignments are marked against a competency framework. There are 72 core competences which must be demonstrated and met by each delegate in order to pass the course.

You will have access to this course for 12 months across all devices - laptop and phone

Yes - this course leads to a professional Certificate, awarded by the British Psychological Society (BPS) in standardised educational testing.You also have the option of having your name placed on the BPS publicly searchable online register of qualified testers (RQTU)

Yes - once enrolled you will be assigned a tutor that will support you throughout the course. All of the tutors are psychologists working in the field of assessment and testing.

Yes, this course requires you to work with standardised tests. You will need access to an ability test and an acheivement test. If you do not have access to any tests you may purchase some at a discounted rate through Education Elephant.

Take the Next Step: Enrol Today!

Ready to advance your career in educational testing? Enroll in our CCET course today and take the first step towards certification and beyond.

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