This section contains a number of awards designed to deliver assessment processes in the vocational and occupational settings. 

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF)

This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in a workshop, classroom or other training environment other than assessing competence in a work environment. 

There must be evidence to cover all of the assessment methods listed in the units. 

Entry Requirements 

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.  The qualifications are suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above. 

Progression 

Successful learners can progress through the suite of qualifications included in this specification and further to other qualifications such as the TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF). 

Course structure

The course is comprised of three mandatory units as follows: 

1.  Understanding the principles and practices of assessment. 

2.  Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

3.  Assess occupational competence in the work environment. 


Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (RQF)

This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in a workshop, classroom or other training environments other than assessing competence in a work environment. 

There must be evidence to cover all of the assessment methods listed in the units. 

Entry Requirements 

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.  The qualifications are suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above. 

Progression 

Successful learners can progress through the suite of qualifications included in this specification and further to other qualifications such as the TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF). 

Course structure

The course is comprised of two mandatory units as follows: 

1.  Understanding the principles and practices of assessment. 

2.  Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.


Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (RQF)

This qualification is intended for those who assess occupational competence in the work environment. 

There must be evidence to cover all of the assessment methods listed in the units. 

Entry Requirements 

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.  The qualifications are suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above. 

Progression 

Successful learners can progress through the suite of qualifications included in this specification and further to other qualifications such as the TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF). 

Course structure

The course is comprised of three mandatory units as follows: 

1.  Understanding the principles and practices of assessment. 

2.  Assess occupational competence in the work environment. 


Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (RQF)

This qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to perform the role of an assessor.

TQUK Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (RQF)

This qualification develops knowledge of the principles and practices of assessment without any requirement to practice as an assessor.