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External Quality Assurance(EQA) Qualifications

External Quality Assurance (EQA) also known as External Verification (EV) is the process where you as an EQA or EV can monitor and support the quality and assessment practices of an educational institution, usually on behalf of a regulator or awarding body. External quality assurance (EQA) seeks to ensure that assessment and internal quality assurance activities (IQA) have been conducted in a consistent, safe, and fair manner.

The method of external quality assurance makes sure that the students who have signed up with the awarding body can always get high-quality assistance. They also confirm the validity and reliability of the appraisal and IQA decisions. Additionally, the EQA will check the procedures and techniques used by the significant instructional hubs to make sure they adhere to all requirements. Everybody who has to do external quality assurance in their organization can enroll in the comprehensive EQA course at ASTI. 

External Quality Assurance Program Overview

The purpose of EQA is to evaluate the procedures and processes that higher education uses to maintain their educational quality as aligned against established objectives. It establishes the qualitative objectives set by higher education and evaluates the procedures and processes that higher education uses to maintain the quality of their education and related services.

 The objective of this qualification is to give students the knowledge and abilities they need to participate to the planning and creation of elementary physical education lesson plans. In doing so, it evaluates whether the quality assurance of the higher education institution works as planned, whether it produces useful and relevant information for the improvement of its operations and whether it results in effective improvement measures.

Aims & Objectives Of External Quality Assurance

The aim of this EQA qualification is to assess the knowledge and understanding a learning and development practitioner requires for the external quality assurance of assessment. This qualification is suitable for those involved in the maintenance and improvement of quality assurance. This gives learners the opportunity to review different aspects of preparation and planning for external quality assurance activities.

The EQA qualification highlights the need for internal quality assurance staff to reflect on the maintenance and improvement of quality assurance within the organization through their own continuing professional development. The introduction of EQA has provided a variety of opportunities in the UAE, foremost among which is the creation of frameworks and structures that can respond to the mounting challenges of educational quality.

Mode of Study

Online / On Campus / Blended

Program Duration

45 Hours


6 Credits

  • Assignments Based Assessment
  • No Exams 

External Quality Assurance Qualifications Program Specification

On behalf of an awarding organization, external quality assurance of assessment aims to foster excellence in qualification delivery, assessment, learner accomplishment, and learner satisfaction within a recognized center. ASTI will assist its students in better comprehending cutting-edge ideas and techniques for testing and evaluating in order to produce the most precise and close findings.

Qualification Title Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF)
Qualification Level UK Level 4
Accreditation status Accredited
Credit Equivalence 6 Credits
Recognition Globally Recognized

This EQA course is for people who want to start a career in quality assurance or work in external quality assurance with their present organization. It is also appropriate for IQAs with training or experience who want to diversify their career possibilities.

Unit Code Unit Title Credits
F/601/5322 Understanding The Principles & Practices Of Externally assuring the quality of assessment 6 Credits
Total 6 Credits

Application Procedure For National Students

Students should submit a request with these links and one of our admissions officers will contact you for counseling and address all your queries.

After submitting the request form, Students should submit the application form. Click here to fill out the application form.

Offer Letter
Once the application is submitted, ASTI will issue an offer letter and the student ID card.

Campus Tour
Students will be invited to ASTI for a campus tour so that students can experience the different labs, classrooms, libraries, auditorium, and more.

Students should pay the registration fees to block their seats.

Once the registration is done, learners can enroll and start learning #from UAE Leading Technical Training Institute, ASTI.

Application Procedure For International Students

Learners should submit a request with these links and one of our admissions officers will contact you to provide E-Counseling and address all your queries.

After submitting the request form, Students should submit the application form. Click here to fill out the application form.

Offer Letter
An offer letter will be issued from ASTI once the information provided in the application form has been verified.

An interview will be conducted with learners to discuss in brief the process, fee structure, and program you’re enrolling in.

After the interview, learners need to pay the fee in order to continue with the registration process. Payment details will be shared with you by our admission officers. Register a safe payment of fees using a credit or debit card, or choose any other method of payment available.

Visa Application
Once the payment is received, ASTI will send a visa application form which learners need to fill out to proceed with visa processing.

A visa copy will be shared with learners and learners can enroll and start learning from ASTI.

Our customer service is available to you throughout the whole process. And start planning to study for your certified international higher diploma programs at Dubai’s leading technical academy ASTI! For Any queries, please fill out the contact form below and the ASTI team will contact you shortly to answer all your queries.

Please feel free to contact us or connect our admission counsellors here to know more about UAE Govt certified ASTI Programs!

  • Students/Learners with Age 18 & Above.
  • Highschool qualifications (O Level / A levels/ 12th)
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Also, refer to the RPL guide to know more about exemptions (for working professionals only).

ASTI Academy is Recognized & Accredited by the Government of Dubai, KHDA,  Ofqual, and multiple global educational legal bodies, proving government-approved vocational educational qualification programs in Dubai.

External Quality Assurance Qualifications Career Pathways

A qualified assessor is a person with the requisite knowledge and skills to determine if another person is capable of doing what their job requires. The role of an assessor is to observe learners and apprentices in their workplace while providing support and guidance to help candidates achieve their full potential .Learners with EQA qualifications have a wide variety of careers to choose from.

Training manager

The Training Manager will identify and monitor training needs in the organization, and design, plan, and implement training programs, policies, and procedures to fulfill those needs.


A counselor is a qualified individual who uses counseling methods to help people manage and overcome mental and emotional issues.

Careers advisor

By offering the appropriate counsel, information, and direction, a careers advisor assists individuals in making rational decisions regarding their education, training, and employment.

External Verifier

An External Verifier is in charge of carrying out external verification and qualification approval tasks in accordance with the rules, guidelines, and schedules.

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