This qualification is regulated by TQUK and undertaken online. It is intended for learners who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment. Learners will be qualified to undertake assessments in a work environment on completion of this qualification. There are two units to cover during the qualification – ‘Understanding the principles and practices of assessment’ and ‘Assess occupational competence in the work environment’.
Duration of the qualification
There is no set time frame for completion. Most learners complete the qualification within two to three months. Learners may complete with in a few weeks.
Content of the Qualification
The qualification covers are range of topics including the role of an assessor, legislation relating to assessment, how to plan assessments in a work environment, assessment methods to use in a work environment, feedback and internal quality assurance during the assessment process.
Qualification Assessment Activities
Assessment activities include the completion of a number of assignments, observations, expert witness testimony and evidence gathered when undertaking assessments in the work environment.
Learners must be occupationally competent in the area they wish to assess and
have access to assess two of their own learners during the qualification.