Understanding and Evaluating International Professional Qualifications

This session will give an overview of the principles of recognising professional qualifications, both for professional recognition and academic transfer purposes. It includes information on the evaluation processes for recognising qualifications that typically fall outside of the national qualification systems, with examples taken from a variety of sectors including education, health, finance and maritime. There is information on the UK and international professional qualifications landscapes.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for professional bodies responsible for registering professionals, as well as university and college staff involved with entry to undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and professional credential evaluators, both in the UK and internationally. The course will also be useful to nationality and immigration solicitors, recruiters, work permit and visa agencies, and careers/guidance/refugee advisers.


The key objectives of the training are to:

  • Develop an understanding of the credential evaluation principles for professional qualifications
  • Explore the differences between academic and professional recognition
  • Learn about different types of professional qualifications and how their design may influence their assessment and recognition

Book On This Course

If you are interested in this course and would like to book a place or places, or if you would like more information, or if you would like to set up a session of this course for a group of colleagues, then please email us.