Online Assessment

Online Assessment is a fantastic online software system that allows NCFE centres to deliver external assessments securely online.

Saving you time...
Online Assessment

You can have full control over scheduling and managing the assessments of learners, independently and in a secure environment without contacting NCFE.

  • enter all learners at the click of a button
  • search easily for learners using their names.

Making your life easier...

We want the assessment process to run as smoothly as possibly for you. That's why Online Assessment allows you to:

  • enter learners for a remote assessment - this will mean that centres with wireless internet won't be disrupted
  • view practise assessment feedback
  • stop and re-start assessments for reasonable adjustments and emergencies
  • cancel and un-cancel assessments
  • request larger time adjustments for learners who need it
  • view the calendar as a drop down selection
  • enter pirate learners locally to complete assessment on demand.

Who can use Online Assessment?

The following qualifications are eligible for Online Assessment:

  • Level 2 Award in Cleaning Principles
  • Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Principles
  • Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1
  • Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2
  • Functional Skills Qualification in ICT at Level 1 
  • Functional Skills Qualification in ICT at Level 2
  • Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics at Level 1
  • Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics at Level 2
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

our NEW Health and Safety qualifications for employment are also eligible for Online Assessment:

What support is available?

To get yourself started with Online Assessment, we've created 3 separate manuals which are aimed at members of staff involved with different stages of the Online Assessment process.

undefined Online Assessment User Guide - Installation

undefined Online Assessment User Guide - Administration

undefined Online Assessment User Guide - Invigilation

The technical requirements to run the system are included in the registration form below and we also have a copy to print off if you need it.

undefined Technical Specifications

NCFE also provide Invigilation Training for all external assessments, including the online assessment, covering all the applicable regulations, centre responsibilities, Invigilators role and malpractice. Find out more and sign up to Invigilation Training.

Online Assessment

Workstation technical requirements - if there are any requirements you do not meet, please call your Customer Support Assistant directly, or call 0191 239 8000, as we may still be able to assist.

¹ Requirements for running Functional Skill ICT tests

² A centre connection of 2Mbps or greater for every 30 learner tests being sat at the same time is recommended to ensure learners are not affected by connection issues during exam delivery

³ Data Keys should be of good quality and suitable for use with secure or sensitive files.