Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

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Description

This is a work-based Level 3 certificate in assessing candidates using a range of methods, aimed at those who already have experience in their field.

Description

This course is appropriate for you if your role involves the following:

Assessing candidates against agreed standards of competence using a range of assessment methods
Giving candidates feedback on your assessment decisions

Contributing to the internal quality assurance process

The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to become an assessor within the subject you are experienced in.

How long is the course?

Normally six months but this can vary. There is one 4-hour input session initially, with three further works…

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This is a work-based Level 3 certificate in assessing candidates using a range of methods, aimed at those who already have experience in their field.

Description

This course is appropriate for you if your role involves the following:

Assessing candidates against agreed standards of competence using a range of assessment methods
Giving candidates feedback on your assessment decisions

Contributing to the internal quality assurance process

The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to become an assessor within the subject you are experienced in.

How long is the course?

Normally six months but this can vary. There is one 4-hour input session initially, with three further workshops throughout the length of the course.

You can choose to attend either morning or open sessions.

How will I be assessed?

The final outcome will be a presentation of a portfolio of evidence. Included within this will be a professional discussion and one observation of you assessing a candidate and giving feedback.

What will I study?

The course is made up of 2 units:

1. Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
2. Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment.

The course will cover how to put together a portfolio of evidence to Awarding Body standards, including coverage of:

Writing methods of assessment

Writing action plans

How to give constructive feedback

The types of evidence you can generate from your learners

What is expected when you are observed giving feedback to your learners

What is expected from the professional discussion

What else can I do?

This course can be accessed on a bespoke basis if required.

What does the course lead to?

After you are qualified, you will be able to gain employment as an assessor either in your workplace or in a similar organisation with an internal workforce development scheme.

What can I go on to study?

After being qualified as a practising assessor for at least a year, you could progress to the Level 4 Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualification.

Entry requirements

You must:

Be suitably qualified (preferably one level above) in the subject you will be assessing.

Be in a work environment with at least two candidates who you can plan and assess at least three units with (in total - not three units each).

Be using at least four assessment methods; one of which must be observation.

Have the services of a qualified assessor in your workplace who will countersign assessments whilst you are a trainee assessor.

Have the services of an IV who will IV two of the units for you.

In addition, all applicants must be interviewed prior to starting the course.

How much does it cost?

£570
£750 bespoke

When does it start?

Day Start End Start date Weeks Total fee Dis fee Wed 09:00 13:00 06/02/2013 Var £570 or £750 £00.00

How do I apply?

All applicants need to attend an applicant event/informal interview before they can enrol on to the course. Please contact the teacher training team to arrange.

Please call freephone 0808 100 3626 or 01623 627191 ext 8135.

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