Access Arrangements Training (AAT)

This course, alongside the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) will enable teachers to gain the knowledge, expertise, and skills necessary to assess and test students for the purpose of acquiring access arrangements in public exams. The combination of these courses is equivalent to a level 7 qualification in specialist assessment and meets the JCQ requirements to practice as an access arrangements assessor.

The Access Arrangements Training (AAT) course enables teachers in the UK system to meet the JCQ’s criteria to practice as an Access Arrangements Assessor. This course will cover topics such as equality legislation; current JCQ regulations for all disability categories; data collection and screening; testing for access arrangements; completing documentation and access arrangements online.
This is offered as a 2-day face-to-face course.
Northern Ireland, England
Appropriate for:
Successful completion of the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) is required in order to take the AAT course
Coursework and a formal assessment will be required for this training course.
Qualification earned:
Successful completion of this course and the CCET will lead to the award of the Level 7 equivalent, Educational Testing and Access Arrangements Certificate (ETAAC)


  •  Linda Moody
    CCET and AAT courses are invaluable. Lots of support and guidance provided throughout’.
    Linda Moody
  • Mary Gavin
    Excellent courses given - thank you for all. Both the CCET and AAT were highly engaging and informative.
    Mary Gavin
  •  Kirstie Anne
    I completed the course on Exam Access Arrangements and I must say it was such a worthwhile course! I found the course absolutely fantastic and so informative! It has really helped me so much in my role. The girls that took the course were fantastic and so approachable. They created a relaxed atmosphere and made it so easy to ask questions. I definitely recommend doing this course as it can help you so much in terms of understanding and knowledge on Exam Access Arrangements!
    Kirstie Anne
  • Lisa Acheson
    I completed the CCET and AAT courses this year. The course leaders were fantastic, they were really helpful both during and after the course. I would highly recommend Eirim.
    Lisa Acheson
  • Meabh McGreevy
    Excellent, very satisfied. Plenty of materials that will be very useful
    Meabh McGreevy
    Teacher Loreto College
  • Meabh McGreevy
    Excellent value for money.
    Meabh McGreevy
    Teacher Loreto College