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About this course

  • Are you required (or will be required) to assess people against New Zealand unit standards (or equivalent company standards)?
  • Will you be assessing on behalf of an ITO (Industry Training Organisation) or an accredited training provider (Polytechnic or Private Training Establishment) or a company?
  • Do you need to qualify as an assessor by doing unit standard 4098?
  • You need to be a NZ citizen or otherwise entitled to permanent residence. 

This course and the assessment at the end will enable you to achieve unit standards 4098 (version 8) and the related unit standards, 11281 (v 6) and 18203 (v 6). It covers preparing for assessments, assessing candidates and the recording and reporting of assessment results. It is in line with NZQA Policy on Student Information and Support Services.

You complete the course on-line and download the assessment which gives clear and full instructions for completing the assessment. You will not be left alone. We offer help through email and telephone coaching.

You are expected to complete the course assessment within 6 months unless given an extension of time.


US 4098.pdf

What you will need

What you will need

  • You need to be assessing people against standards.
  • You need to be supplied with the assessment materials to use for those assessments.

Please note that this course does not teach you to design assessment materials.

Try it
Do you want to have a go first – you can complete the first topic in the course at no cost.



Enrolment is simple – you will do it here, on line. Alternatively, go to "Contact Us" to arrange payment by cheque, or bank transfer.

The cost of access to the on-line course is $NZ340 plus GST. The marking of the assessment and registration of your attainment with the NZQA is free. In addition PACT will send you a certificate.

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