study skills; assessing
Assessing Competence in the Work Environment Level 3 Award
33 Weeks

Available Dates

New dates are added all the time, please check back soon!

This Award replaces the previous A awards and the former D awards. If you are assessing candidate’s occupational competence in the workplace, then this is the qualification for you. The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is for practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of), learners statements and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

What will I learn?

  • Unit 301 Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Unit 302 Assess occupational competence in the work environment

How will I be taught?

You will attend taught sessions at the College and then have ongoing meetings/observations with your tutor.

How will I be assessed?

You will provide a portfolio of evidence to meet the standards which will consist of work-based evidence and observations.

What can I do next?

On completion of this award you can progress to on to a Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (formerly the V1).

Is there anything else I need to know?

Classes run from 9.15am until 4.45pm. Candidates will enrol onto unit 301 -Understanding the principles and practices of assessment first at a cost of £250. The remaining balance will be paid when enrolling onto unit 302.

Entry Requirements

Learners must have experience in the vocational area they wish to assess and two learners that are completing an NVQ/QCF type of Qualification (and/or Apprenticeship).

If the start date for your course has already passed we may still be able to accommodate you.

Any questions? Just ask!

  • Privacy Notice - How we use your information.

    The personal information you provide is held by Preston College and is stored on the College’s computerised record system for the current academic year and a further academic year, in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

    Where necessary it is also shared with the Department for Education, including Education and Skills Funding Agency, to meet statutory responsibilities, included under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009.

    If you require any further information about how your data will be used, please contact the Data Protection Officer by email.