- Level: 3
- Study Mode: Part-time
- Time: Friday – 9.30-12.30
- Duration: 4 weeks
- Full Fee: £565
Cohort 1: 17 November – 8 December 2023
Cohort 2: 9 February – 8 March 2024 (break for half-term w/c 19 February)
About the course
For teachers, trainers or assessors who assess the demonstration of competence in the workplace using the following assessment methods: observation, examination of work product, oral questioning, discussion, witness testimony, learner statements and RPL. This Award consists of 2 Units (1 x knowledge-based unit and 1 x performance-based unit).
How much does it cost?
The fee for this course is: £565
Contact Us or call 01279 868100 to get the most up-to-date info on fees and the financial support that may be available.
Who is it suitable for?
This course is suitable if you:
- Are a trainee assessor assessing a caseload of learners working for an employer (i.e. Apprentices or those on work experience)
- Have access to assessment of at last 2 learners in the workplace
Learners will be invited to attend an initial induction session on a 1:1 basis, complete a skill scan and start a training plan for the course. Attendance of the delivery sessions is required, along with personal research and study. Access to a mentor in the workplace is recommended. Each learner will have access to a personal tutor/assessor for delivery and 1:1 work.
- How to apply the principles and requirement of assessment
- How to apply the assessment cycle when working with Apprentices in the workplace
- How your role impacts on quality assurance
- How to apply reflective practice within your role.
Where will this course take me?
The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (full Award), a L4 TAQA qualification or a Teacher training qualification.
- Principles and requirements of assessment
- Understanding different types of assessment
- Understand how to plan assessment
- Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment
- Understand how to make assessment decisions
- Understand the assessors’ contribution to quality assurance
- Understand how to manage information relating to occupational competence
- Understand legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment
How will I be assessed?
Following delivery of the underpinning knowledge, the knowledge-based unit is assessed by a written assignment. Performance evidence is generated by collation of naturally occurring work-based evidence to demonstrate completion of the full assessment cycle at least 4 times. This includes a minimum of 2 observations in the workplace. A CPD record and reflective journal will need to be completed.
Will I have to provide anything?
You will attend the course from home, so a device, such as a tablet or laptop would be essential to have, as well as a quite area to work from and a good Wi-Fi signal.
The Assessment criteria for the qualification you are responsible for delivering.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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