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Tuition (£): 811.00*
Adult Loan Amount: 811.00****
Assessing occupational and vocational competence is a critical role in education and training and achieving this qualification will ensure quality assurance within the assessment process. It involves supporting students and assessing their work-based competence to enable them to achieve their qualification.
The course will be delivered via workshops and 1-1 tutorials, all on a flexible basis, to suit your needs. Your assessor will visit you in the workplace every three to four weeks and provide advice, guidance and support to enable you to collect evidence to achieve the qualification.
What are the benefits?
Gain a recognised qualification in assessment, which is required by many awarding bodies
Develop your knowledge and understanding of assessment and evidence your commitment to this
Embed best practice in assessment
Contribute to increased efficiency and effectiveness of assessment within your organisation
Evidence of a qualification, at an appropriate level, and relevant up-to-date experience in your vocational/subject-specialism
Be in a position to follow your organisation’s policies and procedures
Access to at least two students who are completing a work-based qualification
Access to an allocated countersigning Assessor/Mentor and a qualified Internal Verifier within the area you are assessing so that they can give you further support
The course design enables you to become an excellent assessor/apprenticeship trainer. It develops your knowledge, skills and professional behaviours holistically. The specific units that you work towards are:
Understanding the Principles and Practice of Assessment
Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence to prove competency and good practice. This will include you gathering naturally occurring evidence, professional discussions and observations of assessments you conduct with your learners. You will develop an e-portfolio (Onefile).
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
You will need to provide stationery.
What can I do after this course?
You will implement what you have learnt in the workplace and improve your practice as an assessor. You can develop your skills to enable effective assessment with the new Apprenticeship Standards and End-point Assessment. You will have the ability to reflect on and select appropriate assessment methods to apply in dynamic or diverse workplace environments.
You can also progress to the following qualifications:
An Internal Verifier Award (Level 4)
A Train the Trainer course
A Level 3 Award or Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, if your role involves delivery to groups of learners alongside your assessing role
A full teaching qualification, such as Cert Ed or PGCE if your role develops into teaching/training
A coaching course
An Advanced Apprenticeship – Assessor-Coach (Level 4)
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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.