Employability and Enterprise
Agriculture, Environment & Animal Care
Vocational Qualifications
Catering, Hospitality & Leisure
Vocational Qualifications
Childcare & Education
Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications
Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing
Education & Training
Professional Development
English & Maths
Essential Digital Skills
Hair & Beauty
Vocational Qualifications
Health, Science & Social Care
Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications
Life Skills & Progression
Digital Qualifications
Personal & Social Development
Personal and Professional Development
Public & Protective Services
Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications
Safeguarding & Wellbeing
Sales, Marketing & Retail
Supporting SEND
Personal & Social Development
Professional Development
Transport & Logistics
Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications


Level 4
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

The learning outcomes must be assessed in a teaching and learning environment.
Simulation is not permitted.
There is a requirement to observe and assess practice in this unit. To be eligible for the award of credit for this unit, a trainee teacher must be able to provide evidence of a minimum of one assessed observation of practice that has met the required standards of practice.

Unit Learning Outcomes


Be able to use types and methods of assessment to meet the needs of individual learners.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain the purposes of types of assessment used in education and training.
  • 1.2
    Analyse the effectiveness of assessment methods in relation to meeting the individual needs of learners.
  • 1.3
    Use types and methods of assessment to meet the individual needs of learners.
  • 1.4
    Use peer- and self-assessment to promote learners’ involvement and personal responsibility in the assessment for, and of, their learning.
  • 1.5
    Use questioning and feedback to contribute to the assessment process.


Be able to carry out assessments in accordance with internal and external requirements

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Identify the internal and external assessment requirements and related procedures of learning programmes.
  • 2.2
    Use assessment types and methods to enable learners to produce assessment evidence that is valid, reliable, sufficient, authentic and current.
  • 2.3
    Conduct assessments in line with internal and external requirements.
  • 2.4
    Record the outcomes of assessments to meet internal and external requirements.
  • 2.5
    Communicate assessment information to other professionals with an interest in learner achievement.


Be able to implement the minimum core when assessing learners.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Analyse ways in which minimum core elements can be demonstrated in assessing learners.
  • 3.2
    Apply minimum core elements in assessing learners.


Be able to evaluate own assessment practice.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Review the effectiveness of own assessment practice, taking account of the views of learners and others.
  • 4.2
    Identify areas for improvement in own assessment practice.

Offer our Qualifications

If you would like to teach our qualifications to your learners, submit an enquiry to discuss the best options.

Learners and students

Your questions answered

Learner Info