Need to have access to a computer and internet
IT literate (use of microsoft office)
You will need to be a self-motivated individual, willing to complete and achieve
Devote 5-6 hours per week to home study
Be currently working in the training industry, or have access to learners/people you can assess in a classroom or work environment
You need to be working with a qualified assessor who can sign off your work as well as an IQA who oversees all your work. He or she also needs to verify your ability to assess learners within the work environment. If you don’t have access to an assessor or IQA, please contact us.
This qualification consists of 3 units.
- Unit 1 – Understanding the principles and practice of assessment.This is the foundation of the course. It will provide you with all the knowledge and understanding you need to become a qualified assessor. You will use these principles and practices throughout your assessor career.
- Unit 2 – Assessing competence in the work environment This unit will teach you: how to practically assess learners within a classroom environment follow approved standards and criteria use valid methods of assessment
- Unit 3 – Assessing vocationally related achievement.This is the final unit of this course, in which you will learn: how to practically assess learners within a classroom environment follow approved standards and criteria use valid methods of assessment designed for the classroom.
As part of your course you will be required to secure a placement in a suitable environment (more advice on this can be provided by contacting the college if you are in doubt).
- Unit 1 will be assessed through a series of assignments.
- Unit 2 will be assessed through you practically assessing learners in a work environment and producing work products and audio visual evidence
- Unit 3 will be assessed through you practically assessing learners in a classroom or training environment and producing work products and audio visual evidence.
For units 2 & 3 you will need to secure a position or placement which will allow access to the assessment of nationally regulated qualifications.(e.g. NVQ units, City and Guilds, RQF Qualifications, etc.)