Business and Management

Assessor: Assessing Vocational Achievement Certificate Level 3 Work-based

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

Start dates will take place in September/January/April and June. and can take up to two years to complete the qualification.

Entry requirements

You must be working in a role where you are required to assess competence based qualifications in the work place, e.g. NVQs and you are required to assess/moderate within a college, training workshop or classroom situation.

You will achieve

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Course overview

The course covers the understanding of principles and practices of assessment, assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding and assessing occupational competence in the work environment.

This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (for example a workshop, classroom or other training environment)

There is also an opportunity to earn this qualification through volunteer work with the College. You will be working closely with staff in the Business and Management Department to assist and assess current students over a number of weeks. To find out more about this opportunity, please email Programme Manager Abby Holmes on A.Holmes@barnsley.ac.uk and quote ‘Assessor Volunteer Opportunity’ in the subject line.

Course content

This qualification will be delivered through a variety of activities and one to one tutorials.

The course consists of the following modules:

  • Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Assess Vocational Skills; Knowledge and Understanding
  • Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

You will study:

  • Understand the principles; planning and decision making of assessment
  • Understand different assessment methods and how to involve learners and others in assessment
  • Understand quality assurance of assessment process
  • Understand how to manage information relating to assessment
  • Understand the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment
  • Plan the assessment of occupational competence
  • Make assessment decisions about occupational competence
  • Provide information following the assessment of occupational competence
  • Prepare for and carry out feedback on assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding and occupational competence
  • Maintain legal and good practice when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding and occupational competence

 

You will be assessed through the coursework you produce and the activities you take part in.

No specialist equipment required.

You will study in your workplace.

How much does the course cost?

£800 full fee payable.

Assessor: Assessing Vocational Achievement Certificate Level 3 Work-based

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