Assessor Qualification Units 1 & 2

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Centre for Professional Development TA012A07/24/1 Short Course

Course Information

This qualification is intended for assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual's work environment. Candidates need to be a practitioner in the workplace and have access to methods of assessment - observation of performance, questioning the learner, etc.


  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (QCF)
Course Content
  • Unit 1 (Understanding the principles and practices of assessment) plus Unit 2 (Assess occupational competence in the work environment):
    -Be able to plan the assessment of occupational competence
    -Be able to make assessment decisions about occupational competence
    -Be able to provide required information following the assessment of occupational competence
    -Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing occupational competence.

    You will be assessed by:
    Initial advice and guidance followed by workshop(s) and individual observation as necessary. It includes the following assessment methods (although not all of these require performance evidence):
    -Observation of performance in the work environment
    -Examining products of work
    -Questioning the learner
    -Discussing with the learner
    -Use of others (witness testimony)
    -Looking at learners' statements
    -Recognising prior learning.
Entry Requirements
Next Steps
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
Career Opportunities
  • This is an essesntial qualification for any employee in the workplace with a role in assessing the work of others, through portfolio or observed performance.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
Throughout the Year
Mode of attendance
Day Release
Day of the week Number of sessions
Course Fees
Fee (HE Full Fee) £500.00


Materials Required

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