Briefing on standardised test in the USA education system - an interactive webinar


This online course is designed to meet the needs of those processing applications for study from US students. It will provide an overview of the US school system and explore the post High Schools options available to those wishing to enter higher education. It will provide guidance on how to consider ACTs, SATs and APs and whether they can be used for direct entry onto undergraduate courses. We will also examine how the grading systems for these awards can be compared to A Level grades. There will be the opportunity to discuss and share experiences, and practise the approach using a real example.

Target audience

This session is aimed at those dealing with higher education qualifications; such as higher education professionals, credential evaluators, and those involved with processing international applications for study.


The key objectives of the training include:

  • Understand the US school system

  • Understand the ACTs, SATs and APs awards and their suitability for direct entry onto undergraduate courses

  • Understand the grading systems of these awards and how they compare to A Level grades

Support materials

Delegates will receive a copy of all materials used as well as a checklist highlighting key factors to consider when assessing incomplete awards. Delegates completing the course will also receive a UK NARIC certificate of completion.

Book on this course

Please complete the following online form and you will receive an email confirming your registration. We will provide the webinar link with participation instructions to delegates closer to the event time. 

Alternatively, you can purchase the  recording that will be available 7 days after the live. Please contact for more information.

*If you have free training places in your membership package, please contact your account manager before registering.


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