Assessing & Teaching Courses -
Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (formerly A1)
£600 (£200 per unit)
Are there any entry requirements?
Yes, you will need to hold a level 3 NVQ (or equivalent) in the area you wish to assess in. You should also have sufficient post qualification experience that is relevant, current and appropriate to the area you would like to assess in and hold or acheive a Level 1 in English.
How is this award delivered?
The award is delivered through three full day workshops over three months. In addition to this you will receive six hours of teaching from the assessor and 6 hours from your designated mentor. The course covers the following elements –
An overview of NVQ/QCFs
- The role of the assessor
- Assessment methods
- Planning for assessment
- Recording assessment decisions
- Feedback techniques
- Appeals and complaints – process and procedures
- Quality assurance
The three units you will be collecting evidence on are:
- Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
- Assess occupational competence in the work environment
- Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
In between your workshops you’ll produce a portfolio of evidence with the on-going support of your assessor. This will involve your assessor observing you working with your candidates in the workplace.
Please see below for the dates of all our courses:
Rugby Head Office:
4th May 2017 | 1st June 2017 | 6th July 2017
23rd August 2017 | 20th September 2017 | 18th October 2017
All candidates will be contacted by Holly Kazai to discuss their application. They must then attend a training centre to sit an Initial Assessment, level 1 in English must be achieved to be successful in your application.
Course cost £600 can be paid in instalments but initial £200 must be received at least 2 weeks prior to the course start date.
You must attend all three advertised dates to complete your qualification.
Heart of England Training Ltd is committed to the elimination of both direct and indirect discrimination and continuously seeks to actively implement positive policies to promote equality of opportunity. We reserve the right to cancel or change course dates,
Please contact us for further details