Train to be an assessorBecome a Qualified Assessor

Course Overview

This course involves initial training over two days during which the qualification will be explained in detail. You will explore how the evidence for your Assessor qualification will be collected and presented. Following the training you will work independently to gather the evidence required with tutor support and follow-up assessment.

Course Fee: £650
Duration: 2 Days + Research Time / Portfolio work

Qualification Gained: VTCT Level 3 Certificate
in Assessing Vocational Achievement (AG30202)

Course content

  • Assessor cycle and how do we assess?
  • Questioning skills, SMART targets
  • Ensuring validity, reliability, authenticity, sufficiently and accuracy of assessment
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Questioning Skills
  • Assessment planning, tracking and reviewing with groups and individuals
  • Holistic assessment and supplementary evidence
  • Portfolio development
  • Code of conduct, appeals procedure and supporting quality assurance requirements

Course Duration

Two initial days training followed by up to a maximum of three months to gather evidence, complete the assessments and present your portfolio of assessment.

Who the course is for?

This course is for educators at new or existing VTCT centres who need to become a qualified assessor in order to assess NVQ and/or VRQ qualifications.

Entry requirements:

In order begin working towards becoming an assessor you must have one of the following:

  • Hold either level 2 and level 3 NVQ or VRQ qualifications or equivalent, plus sufficient relevant industrial experience that is current and appropriate to the unit(s) of the NVQ or VRQ you are intending to assess.
  • Have substantial industrial experience that is current and appropriate to the unit(s) of NVQ or VRQ you are intending to assess.

How is the course assessed

The course will be assessed through a combination of written work, one practical observation and submission of a portfolio of evidence. As some of the evidence for your IQA Internal Verifier qualification will be gathered remotely, you will ideally have the following technology available to you.

With experience, you could also work as an internal or external verifier, carrying out quality assurance checks on the work of assessors and training centres, to make sure assessment processes are being carried out properly.

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