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Assessor Qualifications

Level 3 Assessor Courses

The Level 3 Assessor qualifications allow you to assess your learners in class or simulated environments as well as 'on the job' in real work-place environments. Remember you must have access to two learners who you assess in their workplace (for Unit 2) and in your classroom (for Unit 3).

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  • 54 Hours
  • PKR.29,250

Doing our Assessor course will help you understand the important factors of effective assessment. This means that you will understand the main concepts, what your responsibilities will be and the international awarding body requirements relating to assessments. You will learn the types of Assessment and various different methodologies. You will learn about Peer and Self Assessment as well as Holistic Assessment. You will learn how to involve and engage your learners in your assessments as well as how to maintain and communicate the records of your assessments with others.

After doing this course you will be able to prepare assessments of skills, knowledge and understanding, carry out these assessments, and provide required information and feedback following the assessment of skills, knowledge and understanding. In addition, you learn the importance of your own Continuous Professional Development (CPD) to ensure current expertise and competence in such assessments.

The Level 3 Awards and Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement are available for all candidates who fulfill the following criteria set by the Awarding Organisations:

Age range: 19+

Core skills: (English, Maths) At least to A Levels standard.

Access to Internet using a laptop / pc / tablet using up to date Windows, Android or Apple operating systems.

Access to two learners doing two assignments each (we can arrange access to learners for people who are not working with learners of their own.)

  1. Understand the principles and requirements of assessment
    • Explain the function of assessment in learning and development
    • Define the key concepts and principles of assessment
    • Explain the responsibilities of the assessor
    • Identify the regulations and requirements relevant to assessment in own area of practice
  1. Understand different types of assessment method
    • Compare the strengths and limitations of a range of assessment methods with reference to the needs of individual learners
  1. Understand how to plan assessment
    • Summarise key factors to consider when planning assessment
    • Evaluate the benefits of using a holistic approach to assessment
    • Explain how to plan a holistic approach to assessment
    • Summarise the types of risks that may be involved in assessment in own area of responsibility
    • Explain how to minimize risks through the planning process
  1. Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment
    • Explain the importance of involving the learner and others in the assessment process
    • Summarise types of information that should be made available to learners and others involved in the assessment process
    • Explain how peer and self-assessment can be used effectively to promote learner involvement and personal responsibility in the assessment of learning
    • Explain how assessment arrangements can be adapted to meet the needs of individual learners.
  1. Understand how to make assessment decisions
    • Explain how to judge whether evidence is sufficient, authentic, current
    • Explain how to ensure that assessment decisions are made against specified criteria, valid, reliable, fair
  1. Understand quality assurance of the assessment process
    • Evaluate the importance of quality assurance in the assessment process
    • Summarise quality assurance and standardization procedures in own area of practice
    • Summarise the procedures to follow when there are disputes concerning assessment in own area of practice
  1. Understand how to manage information relating to assessment
    • Explain the importance of following procedures for the management of information relating to assessment
    • Explain how feedback and questioning contribute to the assessment process
  1. Understand the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment
    • Explain legal issues, policies and procedures relevant to assessment, including those for confidentiality, health, safety and welfare
    • Explain the contribution that technology can make to the assessment process
    • Evaluate requirements for equality and diversity and, where appropriate, bilingualism in relation to assessment
    • Explain the value of reflective practice and continuing professional development in the assessment process

Unit 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Assessed by short theory assignments x 7

Assignments can be presented in the format of tables,

Work documents can be used instead of theory assignments e.g. assessment reports, policies, procedures, assessment records etc


Unit 2: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

Work documents including:

2 x assessment plans, assessment evidence, self-evaluations.

Wherever possible we will work with you to fulfill the assessment criteria using your existing work evidence.


Unit 3: Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

Work documents including:

2 x initial assessment paperwork, 4 x assessment plans using a different assessment method each, assessment records.

Wherever possible we will work with you to fulfill the assessment criteria using your existing work evidence.

  • PKR29,250


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