Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
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About this course

This qualification is intended for those who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the work environment (For Example a Workshop, Classroom or other training environment).

What will I learn?

The qualification includes Units:
• Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
• Assess Vocational, Skills, Knowledge and Understanding,

Entry requirements

The qualification includes Units:
• Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
• Assess Vocational, Skills, Knowledge and Understanding,

Study, assessment and qualifications

For units where competence is being assessed, methods will include:

  • Observation of performance in the work environment by an assessor or witness (including expert witness)
  • Examining products of the learner’s own work
  • Questioning the learner
  • Discussions with the learner
  • Use of others (witness testimony)
  • Looking at learner statements
  • Recognised prior learning

 

For units where knowledge only is being assessed, methods will include:

  • Oral and written questions
  • Assignments
  • Projects
  • Case studies
  • Recognised prior learning
Additional costs and information

Qualification takes 35 Weeks to complete.

What could I do next?

Learners who complete this Award can progress onto a Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessments, Processes and Practice.

Apprenticeships and Adult Education Funded Courses
The College’s Adult funded courses and apprenticeships prior to 1st May 2017 and apprenticeships with non-levy paying employers post 1st May 2017, are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.