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Duration: 8-10 weeks
Credits : 9
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Fees: £300* (+20% VAT)
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Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
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Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
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Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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This qualification is intended for those who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the work environment (for example a workshop, classroom or other training environments). Learners must complete 2 mandatory units worth 9 credits in total to achieve the NCFE Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocational Achievement.

This qualification is required for:
• This qualification which relates most to the old A1 qualification.
• It consists of Unit 1, Unit 2
• It is for assessors who need to be qualified to assess in all of the assessment situations like workplace, classroom or workshop based training environment and using all of the methodologies


Unit 1: Understanding Principles and Practices Assessment (D/601/5313)- 3 credits
This aim of this unit is to assess the learning and development practitioner’s knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of assessment. Practitioner means anyone with a learning and development responsibility as the whole or part of their role.

Unit 2: Assess occupational competence in the work environment (H/601/5314)- 6 credits.-The aim of this unit is to assess a learning and development practitioner’s performance in carrying out assessments of occupational competence in a work environment. This unit requires evidence of using the following assessment methods
• observation of performance in the work environment
• examining products of work
• questioning the learner
• discussion with learner
• use of other (witness testimony)
• looking at learner statements
• recognising prior learning

Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold/meet one or more of the criteria on the list below:

• This course is designed for learners aged 19 and above.
• A certificate/ diploma in management studies or business management
• An equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution.
• Mature students with a minimum of two years of relevant work experience may be considered.
• The provider will determine English Language ability if English is not your native language.
• IELTS 4.5 or equivalent qualification is preferred but not essential.

The range of direct evidence MUST include:

• Monitoring of a minimum of TWO learners
• Examination of products of work and questioning
• These can be supplemented, where necessary, with professional discussion, reflective accounts or witness statements.

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On successful completion, learner can progress to a level 3 certificate in assessing vocational achievement which adds one additional unit of 6 credits and provides knowledge and understanding outside of the work environment. Learners can also progress to Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance depending on their prior experience.


The Diploma is issued by the NCFE. UK Versity Online Limited (Number 8465520) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for NCFE qualifications.

Key Facts

Awarding Body: NCFE
Course Duration: 2-3 months months
Method of study: Distance Learning / Full Time / Part Time
Qualification Level : 3

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