TNQAB's role in the education sector is to ensure that Tonga qualifications are regarded as credible, nationally and internationally, in order to help learners succeed in their chosen endeavours and to contribute to the Tongan society.
TNQAB reports to the Minister of Education.
To effect change in Tongan society whereby the needs of learners across post compulsory education and training (PCET) are at the centre of an open, responsive and integrated qualifications system.
To lead the implementation of the Tonga Qualifications Framework(TQF) in partnership with qualifications awarding bodies, Education and training providers so as other key stakeholders. TNQAB will ensure the quality and effectiveness of the TQF and that it benefits learners, the economy and society.