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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
F/601/5319
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

Evidence for all learning outcomes must come from performance in the work environment. There must be evidence to cover all of the assessment methods listed in the unit. As a minimum, there must be performance evidence for at least three of the following assessment methods:

•assessments of the learner in simulated environments
•skills tests
•oral and written questions
•assignments
•projects
•case studies
•recognising prior learning.

Other forms of evidence will be acceptable for the remaining assessment methods.

Aim

The aim of this unit is to assess the trainee assessor’s performance in assessing vocational skills knowledge and understanding in a workshop,classroom or other training environment rather than assessing competence in a work environment.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Be able to prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Select methods to assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding which address learner needs and meet assessment requirements, including:
    • assessments of the learner in simulated environments
    • skills tests
    • oral and written questions
    • assignments
    • projects
    • case studies
    • recognising prior learning.
  • 1.2
    Prepare resources and conditions for the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.
  • 1.3
    Communicate the purpose, requirements and processess of assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding of learners.

2

Be able to carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Manage assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding to meet assessment requirements.
  • 2.2
    Provide support to learners within agreed limitations.
  • 2.3
    Analyse evidence of learner achievement.
  • 2.4
    Make assessment decisions relating to vocational skills, knowledge and understanding against specified criteria.
  • 2.5
    Follow standardisation procedures.
  • 2.6
    Provide feedback to the learner that affirms achievement and identifies any further implications for learning, assessment and progression.

3

Be able to provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Maintain records of the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding, its outcomes and learner progress.
  • 3.2
    Make assessment information available to authorised colleagues as required.
  • 3.3
    Follow procedures to maintain the confidentiality of assessment information.

4

Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Follow relevant policies, procedures and legislation relating to the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding, including those for health, safety and welfare.
  • 4.2
    Apply requirements for equality and diversity and, where appropriate, bilingualism.
  • 4.3
    Evaluate own work in carrying out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.
  • 4.4
    Take part in continuing professional development to ensure current expertise and competence in assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

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