Assessment

City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

These qualifications are part of the Award & Certificate in Training, Assessment, Quality, Assurance Qualifications (6317), for those looking to gain entry to roles in assessment.

 

Candidates for all qualifications must have occupational competency in the qualification they are assessing.

 

City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment  

This qualification is for people who would like to gain knowledge of the assessor role and obtain a qualification towards the full assessor certification. Suitable for those candidates who are unemployed, or do not have candidates to assess at the present time.


Course Content:

3 half day Workshops:

·         Introduction to the award and to assessment requirements

·         How to plan for assessment

·         How to assess candidate's performance and knowledge against national standards

·         How to record and process assessment decisions

·         How to standardise assessment decisions

 

Method of Assessment:

Assessor Candidates prepare a small portfolio and workbook demonstrating knowledge 

 

Candidates for the following qualification must also

·         be part of an assessment Centre

·         have access to at least 2 candidates to be assessed

·          have access to an A1 Assessor/ Mentor for countersigning

 

City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
This qualification is for people who carry out assessment roles in their organisation to develop and improve their practise as well as achieve a professional qualification for the role

 

Course Content:

Stage One - 3 half day Workshops:

·         Introduction to the award and to assessment requirements

·         How to plan for assessment

·         How to assess candidate's performance and knowledge against national standards

·         How to record and process assessment decisions

·         How to standardise assessment decisions

Stage Two – Demonstrating Assessment Skills:

This stage takes place in the Assessor Candidate’s workplace. The Assessor Candidate is assessed planning and undertaking assessments and completing assessment records with Mentor.

 

Method of Assessment:

Assessor Candidates prepare a small portfolio demonstrating their competence as an Assessor. Assessor Candidates are also observed in their workplace carrying out assessments and giving feedback to their candidates, by Course Tutor/Assessor.

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