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Assessing Vocational Related Achievement

Course Code: AAVRA

Level: 3
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: Pearson
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Nine months
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 4.00pm - 5.00pm

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About the course

This award is for those who assess in workshop or classroom-based environments using assessment methods such as simulations, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies, recognising prior learning.

What you'll learn

In order to pass the award, the evidence that you present for assessment needs to demonstrate that you can meet all of the learning outcomes.

  • Unit 1 Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Unit 2 Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

Details of the award can be located here. The Assessor will also provide guidance on the award.

Entry requirements

You must be working or volunteering in an assessment centre with access to a minimum of two students who are working towards their NVQ/QCF programme. You must also be occupationally competent in the area you wish to assess.

Assessments/Exams

Assessment methods include simulations, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies, recognising prior learning. There are no exams.

It is a requirement of enrolment that you submit work, contact or meet with your assessor at least once a month.

What's next?

Completion of this award can lead to employment. You may also progress to the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.