Management Training

Level 3 Award & Certificate in Training, Assessment, Quality, Assurance (TAQA)

This course is one of the Award & Certificate in Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA) qualifications (6317).
This is for employed individuals who are looking to gain entry to roles in assessment; this replaces the Assessor Award
which expired 31/12/2010.
There are two stages to this course, the first being workshops, which includes an introduction to the award, the assessment
requirements and all course content listed below. The second stage occurs in the workplace where the individual
is assessed via planning and undertaking assessments and completing assessment records with a mentor.
Individuals will have access to an A1 assessor or mentor and assessment decisions must be countersigned by either
the assessor or mentor.
Course Duration
Three half-day workshops, plus an on-site assessment. Length of programme varies according to candidate’s requirements – 9 months maximum.
Entry Requirements
This course is for individuals who are currently working within the area they want to qualify to assess. Individuals must have
access to at least 2 candidates who they can assess who are undertaking QCF or NVQ qualifications and be part of an
accredited centre.
Who Should Attend?
This course is for individuals who carry out assessment roles in their organisation and wish to develop and improve their
practise as well as achieve a professional qualification for the role.
Various locations available, we are also able to deliver on-site subject to delegate numbers.
Method of Assessment
Individuals prepare a small portfolio demonstrating their competence as an assessor. Individuals are also observed in their workplace carrying out assessments and giving feedback to their candidates.
Course Content
This course covers the following topics:
- 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
Course Cost
Level 3 Award & Certificate in Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA).

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