Business and IT and Professional

Introduction

Course Title: Assessor Qualifications – Units 1, 2 & 3
Course Code: TA014

Department: Business and IT and Professional
Course Type: Part Time



This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in an individual's work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (e.g. workshop, classroom or other training situation).

Overview

Qualification

City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)

Course Content

Unit 1 (Understanding the principles and practices of assessment) plus Unit 2 (Assess occupational competence in the work environment), plus Unit 3 (Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding):
-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
-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:
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 product of work
-Questioning the learner
-Discussing the learner
-Use of others (witness testimony)
-Looking at learners' statements
-Recognising prior learning
Plus - 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
-Assignments
-Projects
-Case Studies

Next Steps

Internal Quality Assurance qualifications

Career Opportunities

Assessing in vocational and occupational areas.