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Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA)

The Level 3 qualifications in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes, are practical based qualifications and are intended for individuals whose job requires them to maintain the quality of assessments from within an organisation or assessment centre.
Level
3
Duration
3-6 months
Location
Lee House, Manchester City Centre

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement has replaced the A1 Assessor Award. The route you choose will be dependent on your role in the assessment process.

There are four different assessor courses, information on each course can be found below. If you want to know which is most suited to you and your current role, please contact us.

Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Unit 301: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment 

This is a knowledge-only unit for those wanting to become an Assessor or Trainer. It has also been designed by those who need to know about the assessment practice as part of their role, but who will not be directly assessing candidates competence or knowledge.

 

Please note - This award does not make you a qualified assessor.

 

Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

Unit 301: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment 

This is a knowledge-only unit for those wanting to become an Assessor or Trainer. It has also been designed by those who need to know about the assessment practice as part of their role, but who will not be directly assessing candidates competence or knowledge.


Unit 302: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment 

This unit is intended for Assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment. You must have a minimum of two candidates to assess, preferably within your own organisation. Assessor-candidates must be occupationally competent and suitably qualified in the subject area they intend to assess. You will need to attend quality and standardisation meetings.

 

Please note - This award gives you the competency to assess candidates in the work place. It is not suitable for courses that also require some classroom teaching or testing elsewhere outside the work place.

 

Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement

Unit 301: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment 

This is a knowledge-only unit for those wanting to become an Assessor or Trainer. It has also been designed for those who need to know about assessment practice as part of their role, but will not be directly assessing candidate’s competence or knowledge.

 

Unit 303: Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding 

This unit is intended for Assessors who assess vocational skills knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (e.g. in a workshop, classroom or other training environment).

 

Please note - On completion this award gives you the competency to assess any courses that are vocational in nature. The course has to be class or workshop based and will not require the need to assess workplace competence.

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Unit 301: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment - This is a knowledge-only unit for those wanting to become an Assessor or Trainer. It has also been designed by those who need to know about the assessment practice as part of their role, but who will not be directly assessing candidates competence or knowledge.

 

Unit 302: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment - This unit is intended for Assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment. You must have a minimum of two candidates to assess, preferably within your own organisation. Assessor-candidates must be occupationally competent and suitably qualified in the subject area they intend to assess. You will need to attend quality and standardisation meetings.

 

Unit 303: Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding - This unit is intended for Assessors who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (for example in a workshop, the classroom or other training environment).

 

Please note - This certifiacte is equivalent to the old A1. It gives you competency to assess both in a vocationally related and work place environment. 

 

 

When does the course start?

You can start this course at any time. Click here to apply.

What are the entry requirements?

You must have a minimum of two candidates to assess, preferably within your own organisation. Assessor-candidates must be occupationally competent and suitably qualified in the subject area they intend to assess.

What does the course cost?

Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment - £250


Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment - £900


Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement - £900


Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement - £950

Location

Lee House,
90 Great Bridgewater Street,
Manchester,
M1 5JW