Qualification: VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
Prerequisites: Relevant NVQ or equivalent qualification required in area wishing to asses
Price: £415 (finance plan available, see FAQ)
Deposit Option: No deposit option
Duration: Independent study
Class Size: Independent study
Description: This qualification is aim for teachers/tutors wishing to add assessing to their skills
This is a practical-based qualification intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment, and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (i.e. workshop, classroom or another training environment). The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a vocational assessor.
During the course of this qualification, you will cover the following units:
Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of assessment.
Assess occupational competence in the work environment
The aim of this unit is to develop your performance to carry out assessments of occupational competence in a work environment.
Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
The aim of this unit is to develop your performance in carrying out the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding outside of the work environment.
In order to meet the requirements of this qualification, you must be able to fulfill the requirements below.
You will be required to assess 2 candidates on 2 separate occasions so you must ensure that you are able to access suitable candidates to allow you to complete your assessments. 1 candidate must be deemed to have language, literacy or physical needs.
It is recommended that you are working (or volunteering) in an establishment that offers NVQ or VRQ qualifications as this will give you the best access to the candidates you require as well as the relevant IQA and EQA requirements as specified by VTCT.
For more clarification or more detail on the ranges that you must meet please contact the school before enrolling on your course
All material for your qualification will be uploaded to an elearning platform. This can be accessed from anywhere. You will complete all your unit assignments on the computer, printed and then sent via post. Any teaching observations are to be filmed, uploaded onto USB and sent via post. Please send all material via recorded delivery.
Once the online material has been accessed, no refund can be given.
Yes - this is a home study based course. By signing up for Teacher Training courses with us, you are taking on responsibility for the qualification. You should be expected to complete 4 to 6 hours of home study throughout the duration of your course - this could be in the form of research, assignments, shadowing and practical development.
What do I do if I need to see someone about my course?
In the event that you should require a meeting with your course tutor, please email the address on your Induction Letter so that a meeting can be arranged. This can be done at either of our schools or via Skype.
I want to complete a teaching qualification with you, but I do not live near the schools. Can I still do this?
Yes as these courses are based on home-study. These courses can be studied in the UK or Internationally.
Our courses are approved and accredited by VTCT.
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