Introduction

The level 3 award in assessing competence in the work environment qualification is for learners aged 19 and above. This qualification is intended for assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment and would like to study for their Level 3 Assessing in Work Environment Course

  • Content
  • Aim
  • Participants
  • Certification

Content

The level 3 award in assessing competence in the work environment is made up of two mandatory units which are:

Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment with a credit value of 3

Unit 2: Assess occupational competence in the work environment with a credit value of 6

Trainee assessors are suppose to complete 54 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this course. The course has a total QCF credit value of 9.

The aim of this course is to assess the candidate assessor’s performance in assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace – for example workshops, classrooms or other training environments. There must be evidence to cover all of the assessment methods listed in the unit.

Simulation is not allowed. Other forms of evidence will be acceptable for the remaining assessment methods. The candidate assessor’s performance evidence must be assessed by observation, examining the products of work and questioning/discussions.

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient evidence for all the assessment criteria. Holistic assessment is encouraged and one piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning outcome or assessment criterion. There must be evidence of the candidate assessor carrying out at least two assessments of two learners’ skills , knowledge and understanding (four assessments in total).

Aim

This qualification is intended for those who wish to become or are  assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.

Participants

This Level 3 Assessing in Work Environment qualification is intended for those who wish to become or are  assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.

Certification

On successful completion you will receive a Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the work environment

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