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Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Course Aims

A knowledge-only Award for those who are starting their journey as an assessor, or for those who need to know about assessment practice but who are not currently practicing e.g. a starting point for aspiring assessors or a professional development qualification for managers, HR or quality assurance personnel.
Evidence for this unit could take the form of:
• written statements or answers by the candidate assessor
• oral statements or answers by the candidate assessor
• discussions between the candidate assessor and their own assessor
• assignments
• projects


2 days

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will be able to: -
• Understand the principles and requirements of assessment
• Understand different types of assessment method
• Understand how to plan assessment
• Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment
• Understand how to make assessment decisions
• Understand own contribution to the quality assurance of assessment
• Understand how to manage information relating to assessment of occupational competence
• Understand the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment 

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.

PPE Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment is not required on this course


Certificate provided by EAL