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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).
- Unit 301 Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
- Unit 302 Assess occupational competence in the work environment
You will attend taught sessions at the College and then have ongoing meetings/observations with your tutor.
You will provide a portfolio of evidence to meet the standards which will consist of work-based evidence and observations.
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).
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.
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).