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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
F/505/0187
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
30 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.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Be able to promote understanding of recognition and accreditation of prior learning with external stakeholders.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Describe models of recognition to learners, assessors and other relevant stakeholders.
  • 1.2
    Describe how external stakeholders can support the professional skills and competencies of those involved in providing guidance on recognition and accreditation of prior learning.
  • 1.3
    Explain the relevant processes, procedures and criteria that ensure recognition of prior learning is accepted as equivalent to other forms of assessment by relevant external stakeholders.

2

Understand how to provide guidance for learners.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Describe procedures for providing professional guidance for learners, assessors and other relevant stakeholders.
  • 2.2
    Explain the importance of guidance that ensures learners have ownership of the process of recognition and, where appropriate, accreditation, as an entitlement or right.

3

Be able to support learners to recognise prior learning and achievement.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Provide guidance for learners in choosing target qualifications that include their prior learning.
  • 3.2
    Describe evidence required to meet the relevant learning outcomes, assessment criteria and verification requirements for the learners’ target unit(s).
  • 3.3
    Support learners with different needs to collect, organise and present theoretical and performance evidence to meet the requirements of the target unit(s).

4

Be able to assess evidence presented by learners.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Explain how a consistent approach is achieved by the assessment team within the processes of quality assurance.
  • 4.2
    Judge the reliability, validity, authenticity, currency, relevance and sufficiency of a range of evidence presented by a learner to meet the learning outcomes of the target unit(s).
  • 4.3
    Provide clear and constructive feedback to learners who have not satisfied the learning outcomes of the target unit(s), identifying the additional evidence required.
  • 4.4
    Maintain records for assessment and verification purposes.

5

Be able to evaluate and improve practice.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Evaluate own, learner and the assessment team experiences of applying the recognition process.
  • 5.2
    Identify improvements to practice.

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