Welcome to TNQAB

Tonga National Qualifications and Accreditation Board (TNQAB) ensure that Tonga's qualifications are valued as credible, both nationally and internationally.

TNQAB services the tertiary education sectors and is responsible for the quality assurance of all Post Compulsory Education and Training providers and accreditation for a course of study leading to a stated qualification; or a short course made up of units from a course of study which may lead up to a stated qualification.

TNQAB's priority is to support our clients by providing effective and efficient services, within our statutory mandate, that meet their specific needs. The Board shall only register a provider as a university if the provider meets the characteristics of a university as set by the Board.


    First ITAC established in Tonga!

    On Friday 13th July 2018, the Board approved an application to establish the first Industry Training Advisory Committee (ITAC) for Tonga and the Carpentry sector. The application was submitted by Ms Tracey Harkness of Arahanga Associates (NZ), in collaboration with the National Qualification Unit of TNQAB, on behalf of Tonga Institute of Science and Technology (TIST)...

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  • Expressions of Interest

    Accreditation Panel Members

    Applications are invited from members of the public for expressions of Interest in AccreditationPanel members for the Tonga National Qualifications and Accreditation Board.

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    Industry Training Advisory Committee (ITAC)

    The development of national qualifications is the culmination of leadership foresight, and follows years of hard work ..

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  •   National Qualifications

      TNQAB and Qualifications

     TNQAB is the agency mandated by Government of Tonga to develop a national qualifications framework, as well as relevant systems and processes to ensure that  qualifications that are awarded by Post Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) in Tonga, are held in high regard, both nationally and internationally, in order to help learners succeed in their chosen careers and to contribute Tongan society..

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