The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement is for practitioners who assess knowledge and/or skills in vocationally related subject areas and who use the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questionning and discussion, use of others (e.g. witnesses), learner statements, assessments in simulated environments, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies and RPL.  This may take place in training workshops, classrooms or other learning environments. 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

After successful completion of the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement, once you have assessed for an appropriate of time, you may wish to progress to an internal quality assurance (IQA) qualification. 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

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. 

Course costs

Costs 

Course Fees 2020/21: £550 for 3 units (301,302 and 303)

Course content

Course Content 

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement consists of one theory unit which assesses a candidate's knowledge of the principles and practices of assessment and two practical units which assess a candidate assessors' competence in assessing a learner's vocational skills, knowledge and understanding both in a work environment and in contexts other than a work environment. These assessments will be observed. 

More info

Start Day/Time 

The next course starts in October 2021.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

More about the course 

Please email teachertraining@bpc.ac.uk or call 01202 205666 for further information. 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds