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Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Key course information

Teaching, Training and Assessing

10/08/2020

35 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview


This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace e.g. a workshop, classroom or other training environment.


What will I learn?


The qualification includes the units: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment, Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment ,and Assess Vocational Skills Knowledge and Understanding.

Entry Requirements


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This qualification is available to anyone who can reach the required standards. It has been developed free from any barriers that restrict access or progression promoting equal opportunities.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


For units where competence is being assessed, methods will include observation of performance in the work environment by an assessor or witness (including expert witness), examining products of the learner’s own work, questioning the learner and discussions with the learner.

For units where knowledge only is being assessed, methods will include oral and written questions, assignments, projects and case studies.

Additional Costs and Information


Qualification takes 35 weeks to complete.

Teaching, Training and Assessing


Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Special Educational Needs Teacher
  • Headteacher

  • Head of Department
  • Teacher
  • Education Consultant

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