Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Gain the qualification required to assessment knowledge, skills and competence within a vocational or work related environment.

  • Multi-day
  • Intermediate
  • Cambridge, UK
  • 900

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement


You will have to complete all three of these Level 3 units to get your qualification:

  • Unit 301 Understanding the principles and practices of assessment – 3 credits
  • Unit 302 Assess occupational competence in the work environment – 6 credits
  • Unit 303 Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding – 6 credits

The course will take approximately 6 – 9 months to complete.


Unit 301 is delivered in workshop format. Following this you will complete a written assignment to cover the underpinning knowledge element of the qualification, and later a professional discussion to end the course.

Units 302 and 303 are assessed by you collecting evidence, as guided by your tutor, including: Observations by your assessor. Examples of your learner’s work (2 learners x 2 units – 4 units in total) this will be countersigned and IQA sampled. This needs to demonstrate different assessment methods, and resources used to support your students. Assessment documentation, i.e. planning /feedback /matrix sheets to match the learners and units above. Centre documentation i.e. IQA reports/counter signer feedback. Training needs analysis identifying any development needs you might have.

Course materials provided

  • The Vocational Assessor Handbook – 6th addition – R Olin, J Tucker, I Greer

Costs includes the registration and IQA costs, workshop time and one to one support from a qualified assessor throughout your qualification.

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