Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Level 3 Award - City of Wolverhampton College

Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Level 3 Award

Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Level 3 Award

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Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Level 3 Award

Are you interested in gaining an understanding of the principles and practices of assessment?

Are you wanting to, or just starting your journey as an assessor in the further education and skills sector / private sector?

Interested in knowing more about assessment or need to know about assessment practice as part of your role?

If yes, then this course is right for you! The Level 3 provides a pathway to understand assessment and if required, qualify as an assessor. Learners who wish to achieve these units could be assessing competence or non-competence based learning, knowledge or skills.

  • The minimum age for learners is 18 years old
  • Have a C in GCSE or level 4 or equivalent 
  • Have agreed to two learners/ trainees that you would be assessing during the practical assessment
  • Hold a qualification above the level you will be assessing. e.g. level 2 if you will be assessing level 1 trainees/learners /qualification

During this course you will study:

  • The principles and practices of assessment
  • How to assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of assessment principles and current practices
  • Learn how to apply appropriate assessment methods
  • Develop an appreciation of how professional values impact on working in your area
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with assessment of learners and trainees
  • Understand how assessment applies in your vocational sector
  • Improve your own vocational skills for example, an effective planned approach and use of reflective practice
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in group activities online and in college

This is an assignment based course so there are no exams. You will be continually assessed throughout the programme. There are several components to the assessment:

  • Written assignment or professional discussion
  • Observation of performance in the work environment
  • Examining products of work
  • Questioning the learner

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career as a qualified assessor in further education or training provision
  • Trainer and assessor in work based learning
  • Complete further qualifications in this field

We have a 94% success rate on this course and excellent feedback from our past students. In fact, some of our past students have gone on to become assessors within the college. We also invite guest speakers to enhance your learning.


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