Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
Various start dates are available and you will be required to attend regular one-to-one sessions with your tutor.
The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is for practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of others (e.g. witnesses), learners statements and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment consists of one theory unit which assesses a candidate's knowledge of the principles and practices of assessment and one practical unit which assesses a candidate assessor's competence in assessing the occupational competence of others. Primary evidence for the learning outcomes must come from the candidate assessor assessing two real learners on two occasions in a real work environment against approved standards/criteria. These assessments will be observed.
You will need to have a professional qualification and/or have demonstrated occupational competence acceptable to your internal quality assurer. You need to be part of an assessment team, have access to a minimum of two learners who are undertaking a vocational programme in your area of expertise. You need to attend standardisation meetings and generally comply with both internal and external quality assurance procedures.
There will be ongoing assessment during the course and you will complete a portfolio.
After successful completion of the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, once you have assessed for an appropriate of time, you may wish to progress to an internal quality assurance qualification.
Please contact 01202 205207 for further information.