This course is designed to prepare you to enter the specific sector of education and training as a vocational assessor. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of vocational assessor.
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications you will need prior to undertaking this qualification, other than being certified in the vocations you wish to teach.
The qualification is specifically designed for the 19+ age group and will support you to gain employment as a vocational assessor. The units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.
This is a practical-based qualification intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment, and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (i.e. workshop, classroom or other training environment). Entry onto this qualification will require you to have full competence in the vocational subject area that you will be assessing, and you will need access to a cohort of learners, so that you can gather evidence of real assessments.
This qualification includes units covering the principles and practices of assessment, assessing learners’ occupational competence in the workplace and assessing vocational skills and knowledge and understanding of education and training.
Arrange your own work experience at a college or academy (approximately 30 hours to be completed over the course programme)
Approximately 6 weeks at one day per week (can vary)
Everyone will complete at their own pace within the time frame given
This course can be funded via the government or by private paying – please speak to a member of staff for details
Yes, it is very important to make sure that you are practicing your practical treatments and working on your assignments or workbooks every week to be able to pass your exams and observations.