The Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (RQF) qualification is regulated by Ofqual on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and accredited through our Awarding Organisation, Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). This qualification is undertaken online through our easy-to-use Online Qualification System.

Qualification Information
This qualification is suitable for anyone who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in a workshop, classroom or other training environment, rather than assessing competence in a work environment.

Duration of the Qualification
You will have up to one year to complete the qualification, although most learners complete it with Educating UK within four months. Some learners may complete within a shorter time frame.

Content of the Qualification
The qualification covers two units:

Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

Unit 2: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

A range of topics are covered within the two units including the role of an assessor, legislation relating to assessing, types and methods of assessment in a vocational setting, holistic assessment and planning assessments, quality assurance and standardisation, giving feedback on vocational assessments, equality and diversity, reflective practice, and CPD.

Qualification Assessment Activities
The qualification is assessed through the completion of written assessments, expert witness testimony/observation and evidenced produced during your practice as an assessor when assessing vocational achievement.

Qualification Requirements
You must have access to work with two learners who you can assess in a vocational environment. You will use a range of assessment methods with both learners such as written assessments, tests, projects and case studies. All of which will assess their vocational achievement.

You must be observed by an Expert Witness undertaking assessments with your learners. Your Expert Witness can be your line manager or a colleague who is qualified assessor. They must be able to confirm that they hold a relevant qualification in assessing (D32/D33, A1 Award, CAVA/ TAQA).

What you get with Educating UK
Throughout your time studying with us, you will receive access to our bespoke Online Qualification System and a designated Tutor. You will be given on-going support by your experienced and well qualified Tutor. You will also receive detailed feedback on each of your assessments within 72 hours of submitting your work.

Entry Requirements
You must:

– Have reading and writing skills adequate to meet the requirements of the qualification and be able to complete the written assessments to a good standard.

– Have access to assess two learners to assess their vocational work.

– Have a colleague who can work in the capacity as an Expert Witness.


Our qualification fee of £345.00 includes registration and certification costs with our awarding organisation. There are no hidden fees or extra costs to pay.