Confirm occupational competence and/or ‘licence to practice’
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose this qualification?
The aim and purpose of the qualifications is for those in an Assessor role to gain the necessary skills and understanding to undertake and fulfil duties and responsibilities to assess learning to the required industry standards.
The Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement will be valuable to ensure that staff assessing non-NVQ or non-competence-based vocational qualifications within the RQF on a ‘devolved’ basis meet agreed standards of assessment.
The Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is for assessors who deliver RQF qualifications that use the term ‘NVQ’ in their title and for other non-NVQ staff whose purpose is D1 Confirm occupational competence.
The Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement will be appropriate for those whose role involves the assessment of both occupational competence and vocationally related achievement.
This qualification is available to study through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS). For more information and prices please visit the CQS website.
Rules of Combination
Learners must achieve two mandatory units totalling 9 credits to achieve the qualification.
What is the purpose of this qualification?
The Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement is for those who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in a workshop, classroom or other training environment rather than assessing competence in a work environment.
The aim and purpose of the qualification is for those in an Assessor role to gain the necessary skills and understanding to undertake and fulfil duties and responsibilities to assess learning to the required industry standards
Progression & entry requirementsThe approved age range for these qualifications is: 19+. There is no requirement for learners to have achieved prior qualifications. There are internal progression opportunities within the suite. Progression opportunities could be towards teaching, internal quality assurance and/or external quality assurance qualifications.
There are now two main sources for funding information, a straightforward ESFA Qualification Search and the more detailed Find a Learning Aim website.
The new Find a learning aim (FALA) service provides a search tool that you can use to check the funding status of any qualification, framework, unit, standard or T Level:
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