These courses will provide those looking to assess vocational qualifications or those already assessing, the opportunity to develop and improve your practice, as well as achieving a professional qualification. The programme is available to anyone working in accredited or non-accredited learning, the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
What will I learn?
You will develop skills and knowledge about the assessment process and relate these to your specialism, in turn helping to improve levels of quality.
- Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
- Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
- Assess Vocational Skills
- Knowledge and Understanding
How will I be assessed?
Completion of a portfolio of evidence which includes written reports and evidence of your work as an assessor.
You will already hold a qualification in the subject you will assess. For the Certificate you must also be assessing students.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Following 1 years experience as an assessor you may wish to continue onto the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice. Alternatively trainers or those interested in teaching may choose the BTEC Work as an assessor at an approved centre or progress into training and development.
There will be 4 workshops of 2-3 hours followed by 1 to 1 tutorials to support with portfolio building and target setting for completion. You must be able to assess at least 2 candidates across 2 separate units.