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Award in Assessing Vocational Related Achievement

Course Aims

This unit assesses a candidate assessor’s competence in assessing a learner’s vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in contexts other than a work environment, for example in a simulated environment, in a workshop or classroom. Primary evidence for the learning outcomes and assessment criteria must come from the candidate assessor assessing two real learners on two occasions against standards/criteria that are approved by the organisation.
The unit covers seven assessment methods in total. The candidate assessor must show that they have covered a minimum of three of these assessment methods in their real practice.
For practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a training environment using the following assessment methods:

• assessments in simulated environments
• skills tests
• oral and written questions
• assignments
• projects
• case studies
• recognising prior learning


3 days

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will be able to: -
• prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
• carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
• provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
• maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Pre Requisite Requirements

The following pre-requisites are required for this course:-
This course involves a high degree of documentation review and candidates should be familiar with their own company procedures on Competence Management. Delegates must have access to two learners plus support from their own Quality Assurance Manager.

PPE Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment is not required on this course


Certificate provided by EAL