Who is this qualification for?
This Nationally Recognised Qualification is perfect for any individual who wishes to assess both occupational competence in the workplace, and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (for example a workshop, classroom or other training environment). The Level 3 Assessor Award is the complete Assessing Qualification and will provide you with the skills and knowledge required for an Assessing role in any sector. The course can be completed in your own time and location to suit you.
What specific entry requirements do learners need to take this qualification?
There are no prerequisites for this qualification; however, it is advised that attendees hold at least a Level 2 qualification in the sector they wish to assess in to provide them enough background and foundation knowledge to assist and educate their learners. This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 19+.
What do these qualifications cover?
To complete the HABC Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF), the learner should expect to undertake 84 hours of learning – home study including portfolio preparation, reflective journals, and assessment planning documents. The overall qualification requires learners to achieve a minimum of 15 credits which will be completed through the achievement of 3 mandatory units.
The mandatory unit group contains the following units:
• Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (3 credits)
This is the foundation of the course. The aim of this unit is to assess the candidate Assessor’s knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin assessment.
This unit is assessed though a series of assignments/professional discussions
• Assess occupational competence in the work environment (6 credits)
The aim of this unit is to assess a learning and development practitioner’s performance in carrying out assessments of occupational competence in a work environment. This unit will teach how to practically assess learners, follow approved standards and criteria and use valid methods of assessment.
This unit is assessed through candidates practically assessing learners in a work environment and producing work products/audio visual evidence
• Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (6 credits)
The aim of this unit is to assess a learning and development practitioner’s performance in carrying out the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding outside of the work environment. Assessment methods include: assessments of the learner in simulated environments, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies and recognising prior learning.
This unit is assessed through candidates practically assessing learners in a classroom or training environment and producing work products/audio visual evidence
The understanding required to complete the assignments for the certificate will be achieved through a one-day classroom based or 1-to-1 induction. The duration of the course depends on learner’s commitment to self-directed study and producing the required portfolio.
How much will it cost?
£500 (this includes: one-day classroom based/ 1-to-1 induction, registration fee, teaching/learning resources, direct 1-to-1 support, access to learners, assessor’s visit and certification fee). Payment plans are available; please contact us for more information.
How do I Apply?
To apply for the course, please click “Book Now” to purchase the course, or alternatively please Contact Us for more information or payment methods; invoices and payment plans available.
Full-time assessors and verifiers can earn from £18,000 to £24,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £25,000 and £30,000. Source: National Careers Service