Health screener diploma: guidance for assessors

How to assess candidates undertaking the diploma for health screeners.



This guide explains the role of the assessor for the Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners.

The diploma is for staff working on the:

  • NHS diabetic eye screening programme (DES)
  • NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme (AAA)
  • NHS newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP)
Published 1 April 2017
Last updated 3 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added information about applying for CAVA funding.
  2. Updated wording on the cost of undertaking CAVA qualification via streamlined process.
  3. First published.