This course will be taught on Monday, the 1st of July 2019.

Price: £795 +VAT


Qualification content and how it is assessed:


The mandatory credit in this award (15 credits) is included in the three mandatory units. The units in this award are split into learning outcomes with associated assessment criteria, for more information on the requirements...


The aim of the mandatory unit – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment – requires you to know and understand the principles and practices that underpin assessment.


You will need to write a reflective account demonstrating your knowledge and understanding and complete a workbook that shows your research into assessment practice and associated legal requirements.


The aim of the second mandatory unit – Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment – is to assess your performance in assessing occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.


Observation of your practice in the workplace by your assessor is an essential assessment component of this qualification along with assessment of work products and evidence of questioning your learners.


Additional assessment methods that may be used could include witness testimonies and statements from learners.


The aim of the final mandatory unit – Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding – is to assess your performance in assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace.


This could be in workshops, classrooms or other training environments. You will need to provide evidence for at least three of the following assessment methods:

  • Simulations
  • Skills tests
  • Oral and written questioning
  • Assignments
  • Projects
  • Case studies
  • Recognising prior learning


You will be assessed for this unit by observation of your assessment practice, examination of related work products, questioning and discussion.


You will need to show evidence of carrying out two assessments of two different learner’s skills, knowledge and understanding (four assessments in total).


Total Credit Value of qualification

Minimum 15 credits - 15 credits must be completed from the mandatory units:


Unit Number: 301

Unit Title: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Credit Level: 3

Credit Value: 3


Unit Number: 302

Unit Title: Assess occupational competence in the work environment

Credit Level: 3

Credit Value: 6


Unit Number: 303

Unit Title: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Credit Level: 3

Credit Value: 6

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

  • Participants must be over the age of 16 to attend and have occupational competence in the routes they wish to assess. Level 2 understanding of English is essential.