Level 7 Educational Testing and Access Arrangements Certificate (ETAAC)

Meet the JCQ criteria to become a specialist access arrangements assessor in the UK – accredited by OCN Credit4Learning.

Course Description

The ETAAC is a professional qualification in specialist educational testing and access arrangements suitable for post-primary teachers across the UK looking to qualify as a JCQ access arrangements assessor. The ETAAC qualification is a UK Level 7 equivalent course accredited by OCN Credit4Learning. It’s a combination of our two most popular courses:

The ETAAC course has been designed and is taught by highly experienced practitioners and expert Educational Psychologists. It guides and develops the learner’s knowledge and skills in specialist assessment, testing and access arrangements.

ETAAC is suitable for:

  • Post Primary teachers in the UK
  • Post Primary teachers in international schools following the UK curriculum
  • Teachers wishing to meet the JCQ criteria to practice as an Access Arrangements Assessor in the UK

What You’ll Learn

  1. How to competently administer and score different psychometric tests (intelligence and attainment tests)
  2. What test scores mean and which ones are best to use (standard scores, percentiles, Stens, Stanines, age equivalents)
  3. Be able to analyse and understand standardised test results in order to make informed decisions and improve outcomes for students/clients
  4. Can differentiate between good tests and not-so-good tests
  5. Be able to properly and accurately measure progress in students/clients
  6. Make better decisions for students/clients based on assessment results
  7. How to clearly and confidently report test results and their meaning to others
  8. How to read and understand psychological reports
  9. How to write psychometric reports for parents and professionals
  10. How to comply with data protection legislation when conducting psychometric tests
  11. How to be a confident, competent and effective test user that can make a real difference in your student’s client’s lives

Key Features


Boost your professional credentials and CV


Become an accredited educational test assessor


Interpret psychometric tests with competence and ease


Communicate test results confidently with parents and professionals

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3-Month Instalments

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  • Emma McLees

    April 11, 2023
    The course was really useful and I feel much more confident going into my new role. I have lots of notes to guide me and it is great to have resources to look back at and use as a checklist.
  • Sinead Tracey

    February 3, 2023
    Very informative, interesting and user friendly course. I really liked the layout of the course with short video clips, test yourself quizzes and assignments clearly outlined at the beginning of each chapter. I would highly recommend this course!

Course Topics

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:

– An introduction to testing and assessment

– Different kinds of assessment tools and methods

– How to Administer and Score Educational Tests

– Different scoring systems used in testing

– Understanding standard scores including t scores, percentiles, age equivalents, Stens and Stanines and more.

– Reliability and Validity in testing

– Test Standardisation

– Intelligence testing

– Bias and Discrimination in testing

– How to interpret score profiles and how to tell what’s important and what’s not

– Communicating test results to parents, professionals and clients

– Effective Report Writing

– Eight Chapters in Total 

– Understand the principles and rationale of access arrangements

– Have a thorough knowledge of the current access arrangements

– Understand and be familiar with the Equality Act and other relevant equality legislation

– Familiarise yourself with the rules and regulations to apply for JCQ access arrangements

– Familiarise yourself with tests used for JCQ access arrangements

– Be able to apply for access arrangements

Your Instructor


The National Assessment Agency Ltd

Eirim is a busy psychology practice based in Dublin, Ireland (www.eirim.ie). Eirim’s team of clinical and educational psychologist have specialised in the area of assessment service (e.g. Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia) and training for over 15 years and are passionate about developing the skills of parents and professionals within the area.

Frequently Asked Questions

The course starts as soon as you enrol. It is a completely self-paced online course so you work through the material at your won pace. You have 12 months to complete the assigned work and gain your qualification.

You have access to this course for 12 months across all devices – laptop and phone
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

The AAT course when taken with our Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) leads to a Level 7 Certificate in Educational Testing and Access Arrangements (ETAAC)

Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing

Gain a professional qualification in educational psychometric testing and test interpretation – set by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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