The Level 3 Assessing Vocational Achievement Certificate replaces the A1 Assessors Award and will provide those who carry out assessment of skills or knowledge within their organisation with the opportunity to develop and improve their practice as well as achieve a professional qualification.
This course is developed for those working in accredited learning, non-accredited learning, the NQF and the QCF.
The Level 3 Assessing Vocational Achievement Certificate consists of three units - one knowledge and two competence based units.
You will attend two workshops over the period of your course and undertake a series of one to one meetings with your portfolio assessor in order to plan the collection of evidence and compile your portfolio. You will be required to undertake four monitoring observations in your workplace.
The entry qualifications for the Level 3 Assessing Vocational Achievement Certificate are a level 3 qualification in the area you wish to assess and experience within the area.
You also will need to find and then work with two learners who you are vocationally competent to assess.
The Level 3 Assessing Vocational Achievement Certificate is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.
For those aged 19+, this course will cost £811.
You may be eligible to study this course for FREE should you be eligible under one of the following criteria:
Alternatively, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning £25,000 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
You will be observed four times whilst planning, assessing and feeding back to your learners. You will also complete a professional discussion with your assessor, detailing the assessment process you have followed whilst assessing your learners.
In order to cover the knowledge aspect of the course there will be 16 questions to research and complete. Over the period of the course, you will build up a portfolio of evidence to show your assessment work.
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