Level 3 Award In Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
Assessing vocational competence is a critical role in education and training and achieving this qualification will ensure quality assurance within the assessment process.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
Assessing 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 outside the work environment 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
- 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
You have 36 weeks (from enrolment) to complete this qualification. The course will be delivered via workshops and 1-1 tutorials, on a flexible basis.
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 an assessed 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
What will you learn?
The course design enables you to become an excellent assessor/apprenticeship trainer. It develops your knowledge, skills and professional behaviours. The specific units that you work towards are:
- Understanding the Principles and Practice of Assessment
- Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding
How will you learn?
Please include the method of delivery i.e. will this be on-site/remote learning/blended learning/practical sessions etc.
What will you need to bring with you?
How will you 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, with some of the following assessment methods: assessment of learners in simulated environments, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies and recognising prior learning. You will develop an e-portfolio (Onefile).
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)
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Vocational and Industrial Trainers and Instructors
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:32 pm