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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Time: Friday – 9.30-12.30
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Full Fee: £565

Start Dates

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

Why study?

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.

Core modules

  • 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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