Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

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This suite of qualifications has replaced the A1 assessor Award and is for those people wishing to assess vocationally related qualifications either in a work environment or a training or classroom based situation. We will work with you to identify the most appropriate course for your role

Unit 1: Understand the Principle and Practices of Assessment
Unit 2: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
Unit 3: Assess Vocational Skills Knowledge & Understanding

You will be able to understand the following:
The principles and requirements of assessment
Different types of assessment method
How to plan assessment
How to involve learners and others in assessment How to make assessm…

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This suite of qualifications has replaced the A1 assessor Award and is for those people wishing to assess vocationally related qualifications either in a work environment or a training or classroom based situation. We will work with you to identify the most appropriate course for your role

Unit 1: Understand the Principle and Practices of Assessment
Unit 2: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
Unit 3: Assess Vocational Skills Knowledge & Understanding

You will be able to understand the following:
The principles and requirements of assessment
Different types of assessment method
How to plan assessment
How to involve learners and others in assessment How to make assessment decisions
Quality assurance of the assessment process
How to manage information relating to assessment
The legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment

You will provide evidence of the work that you do with your students and you will also be observed by your allocated assessor. This will be carried out at your place of work. You will also have a workbook to complete and will have discussions with your allocated assessor to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding.Your allocated assessor will support you in building a portfolio of evidence. These sessions are carried out at your workplace wherever possible.

You will have an induction session with one of our specialist trainers who will go through all of the requirements of the course and give you the basic knowledge for you to do your own research with the support of your employer. You will then have practical experience of assessing your own students while receiving support visits from your allocated assessor. These sessions are carried out at your workplace wherever possible.

You will complete one of the following awards:
Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment(Unit 1 only) This is a knowledge only route for those who want to know about assessment for example managers those new to assessment.
Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment(Units 1&2) This award is for those who assess in the work environment using the assessment methods for learners’ work activities.
Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement(Units 1&3) This award is for those who assess in workshop or classroom-based environments using assessment methods that are appropriate
Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement(Units 1 2 &3) This certificate is for those who use a variety of assessment methods and need to be qualified in all aspects of assessment

There is no academic entry requirement or previous qualifications required.However it is a competence based course therefore you MUST be in a related role and have at least TWO learners that you can assess and support through a vocationally related qualification.

On successful completion of one of the above courses you will be qualified to assess in the relevant environment.After a period of time to gain experience in the role you could move on to one of the Level 4 qualifications in Quality Assurance.

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