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Award in Assessing – Short Course

This programme of study develops your knowledge in assessment, ensuring standards are maintained to a high level and students’ needs are me

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring
Adult and Community
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 24
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £200
Workplace

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/award-in-assessing-short-course
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Course Information for Students

This programme of study develops your knowledge in assessment, ensuring standards are maintained to a high level and students’ needs are met.  You will have the opportunity to develop and improve your understanding and achieve a recognised professional qualification. Assessing occupational and vocational competence is a critical role in education and training and achieving this qualification will maintain quality assurance.

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 achieve the qualification.

What are the benefits?

  • Gain a recognised qualification in assessment
  • 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
  • Be in a position to assess any course that has an assessment element to it
  • Be able to gain support from an assessor or IQA

The course design enables you to become an excellent assessor/apprenticeship trainer.  It develops your knowledge and understanding.  The specific unit that you work towards is: 

  • Understanding the Principles and Practice of Assessment

This course will be delivered on-site.

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You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence to prove competency, understanding and good practice. 

You will implement what you have learnt in the workplace and improve your knowledge and understanding 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 as required within your role.

You can also progress to the following qualifications:

  • 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)

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Vocational and Industrial Trainers and Instructors

£30463

Vocational and Industrial Trainers and Instructors

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:37 pm