Course: Vocational Assessment Qualification

Study Level

Level 3

Course Code

Vocational Assessment Qualification


Lowestoft Campus


1 day


All individuals who assess the occupational competence of others in the work environment, or vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in related training situations, are expected to gain qualifications as assessors in order to reach the national occupational standard. This course is suitable for frontline assessors, supervisors, managers or trainers involved in assessment.

This qualification will gain individuals or organisations credibility with awarding bodies and improve knowledge and understanding of competency based assessment. The course is designed to develop interpersonal skills; in particular listening skills, constructive feedback, observations and oral questioning techniques, amongst many other methods of assessment. The course will also raise awareness of equality and diversity issues.

This course is continuous throughout the year with inductions occurring approximately every six weeks. The next course induction is planned for:

Thursday 11th December 9-3pmThursday 15th january 9-3pm

Other dates can be accommodated where employers have a number of people to train at one time.

What can I do after?

You will gain a VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.

There are opportunities to progress on to a Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (Internal Verification).


– The opportunity to assess a minimum of two learners undertaking a vocational qualification
– English and maths at Level 2
– A Level 3 qualification or occupationally relevant experience.


A minimum of one observation of an assessment plus evidence of three further assessments in the workplace or educational, training environment.

There are three assignments to complete for the theory unit and a completed portfolio of evidence.

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