Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
This qualification is for you if you are carrying out assessments and quality assurance in most learning environments including Further Education, Adult Continuing Learning, Employers and Third Sector.
To be eligible for this course you will need to be able to have access to your own learners for assessment purposes. You will need two learners who are currently undertaking a qualification, by a recognised provider.
You will study all the essential principles and practices of training assessment and quality assurance, including assessing competence and achievement. You will learn in the work environment and will be assessed using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of witnesses, learner statements and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
There are two units; the first is theory-based, which is assessed by a series of short questions and a presentation. The second is a practical unit which involves practical, observation, evidence gathering and written work.
These qualifications can help you to progress your career as a Qualified Assessor or Trainer.
This course is free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.
For all other students fees apply:
Course fee £450; Exam Fee TBC
Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.