These qualifications are aimed at learners who wish to widen their career pathway and skill set within their chosen sector through assessing. They are open to all (learners must be 19 years old or over) who have occupational and technical competence in the areas that they wish to assess.
The objective of these qualifications is to assess the candidate assessor’s knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin assessment.
We offer a number of Assessor’s award courses. All courses start with the Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment 501/0167/5. You would then choose the award which is most appropriate to your work from those listed below.
Active IQ Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
Active IQ level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
What will the course cover?
All Assessor Courses will cover Unit 1 which is Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment, which include understanding the types and methods of assessment, how to involve learners and others in the assessment process, how to plan assessment and to make assessment decisions amongst other topics. This usually takes 2 days.
You can then choose which additional unit(s) you wish to undertake where you will be assessed at your workplace by a member of our staff:
Active IQ Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is Unit 2, and this qualification is intended for those who assess skills, knowledge and occupational competence in the work environment.
Active IQ level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement is Unit 3, and this qualification is intended for those who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the work environment.
Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is Units 2 and 3. This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace.
You will also be eligible to 6 months free Membership to our TEA website, where you will be able to access further support, via our TEAtorials, and Resouces and also to join our Staffroom, with its Agony Aunt, Teaching stories, top tips and so much more.
What others have said about our classes:
“It was well paced, interesting and fun, and I learnt a lot. It was relaxed with an approachable teacher” Alex
“I would definitely recommend this course to others. It was well structured, well taught and I loved being part of the group!” Roger Napleton
“I enjoyed learning new skills and the interaction of the group of peers that I met. It has also allowed me to get more confident in public speaking” Graham Mundey
“Brilliant teacher, Learnt so much from her approach and the way she imparted her knowledge. Sam Lusted
“Danielle gave me lots of confidence throughout the course ensuring everyone understood what was required of them, related personal experiences of teaching which made the course interesting and relatable.” Anon
“Clear and easy to understand with great practical activities. Great Tutor!” Jennifer Prentice-Holiman