Assessor Qualification Units 1 & 3

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Centre for Professional Development TA013A07/24/1 Short Course

Course Information

Intended for those who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the work environment (e.g. workshop, classroom or other training situation). Candidates must be a practitioner with a learning and development responsibility as the whole or part of their role.


  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF)
Course Content
  • Unit 1 (Understanding the principles and practices of assessment) plus Unit 3 (Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding):
    -Be able to prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
    -Be able to carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
    -Be able to provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
    -Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

    You will be assessed by:
    There will be an observation of the assessor carrying out at least two assessments of two learners' skills, knowledge and understanding (four assessments in total). It must include three of the following assessment methods (although not all of these require performance evidence):
    -Assessment of the learner in simulated environments
    -Skills tests
    -Oral and written questions
    -Case studies
    -Recognising prior learning.
Entry Requirements
  • Learners should be assessing candidates in a college or learning environment
Next Steps
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
Career Opportunities
  • This is is aimed for those delivering and assessing qualifications in college, school or other learning environments.

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


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