The portal of state and municipal services of the Russian Federation has published a guide on the procedure for passing an independent qualification assessment (IQA).
To go to the desired block of information, it is necessary to select a “Job” tab in the “Interesting and useful” feed, in which you can find a publication “How to pass an independent qualification assessment”.
The portal informs that “An independent assessment of qualifications is a confirmation of the compliance of qualifications with professional standards. An employer may require an independent qualification assessment, and it is also mandatory in certain areas.”
To pass the independent qualification assessment “Gosuslugi” offers a user to take three steps:
1. to find the required Council for Professional Qualifications (CPQ) in the CPQ Registry;
2. to select the most convenient and relevant Qualifications Assessment Centre (QAC) of the National Qualifications System (NQS) in the Register of Information about the QAC;
3. to come to the selected Qualification Assessment Centre with a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation and documents on education and qualifications and sign up for the exam.
Also, “Gosuslugi” offer to use a section “Services” of the National Qualifications System, which allows online: