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Level 3

Assessing Vocational Achievement


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Nov 2023


Adult 19+

Understand assessment and qualify as an assessor!

Learning assessment skills and best practice sets you up for a career assessing workplace competence and college/workshop-based learning, knowledge and skills.

Learn how to select the units and qualification types that meet the requirements of what you're assessing.

You'll learn about:

  • Principles & functions of assessment
  • Roles of the assessor
  • Different assessment methods
  • Planning assessment
  • How to make fair assessment decisions
  • Giving feedback to learners
  • Quality assurance & standardisation
  • Managing information
  • Using technology to support assessment
  • Reflective practice
  • Rules, regulations, legislation, policies & codes of practice
  • Equality & diversity

There are three awards available at Level 3:

  • Understanding the Principles & Practices of Assessment (knowledge-only)
  • Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement

There is also a certificate available.

For the practical units, assessment management observations are graded and submitted work products assessed. For the theory/knowledge-based ones, written assignments are assessed.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Complete this course and move directly onto the Internal Quality Assurance Level 4 Award.

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