The Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF) is a competence based qualification aimed at individuals who work as assessors of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in the context of workshops, classrooms and other training situations as opposed to working environments.
It is relevant to a range of assessment methods, including but not limited to coursework, tests and simulations.
It provides recognition of the learners’ understanding of the principles and practices of assessment and their ability to assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in variety of sectors.
Objectives of the qualification include: preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding, meeting relevant programs of learning and supporting a role in the workplace.
All units in this qualification are assessed by portfolio (internally set and marked and quality assured). It must be in accordance with the Lifelong Learning UK Assessment Strategy (see Appendix A at the end of this document). An Achievement Record for this qualification which includes the forms necessary to map and claim knowledge and competence is available upon request.
All assessment criteria must be met and mapped and the location of the evidence must be indicated in the achievement record.
This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass.
All learning outcomes in this unit must be assessed using methods appropriate to the assessment of knowledge, understanding and competence; these can be assessed by a variety of methods including:
Question and answer test
Multiple choice questions
Question and answer verbal (ensure records are kept)
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