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1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF) (Sport Structures)

The 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is for learners who need to be qualified in all aspects of assessment. Specifically, it is for those who assess occupational competence both in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding outside of the workplace (eg in a workshop, classroom or other training environment). The qualification is transferable to any sector your learners have occupational competence in and provides a national benchmark of good practice for England.

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1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF) (Sport Structures)

Course description

The 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is for learners who need to be qualified in all aspects of assessment. Specifically, it is for those who assess occupational competence both in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding outside of the workplace (eg in a workshop, classroom or other training environment). The qualification is transferable to any sector your learners have occupational competence in and provides a national benchmark of good practice for England.

Who is the course for?

Learners who complete this qualification usually seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary assessing roles within their specialist subject area, assessing competence based qualifications (eg NVQs), knowledge based qualifications, and vocational qualifications which have non-work based assessment.

What's the value of this course?

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary assessing roles within their specialist subject area, assessing competence based qualifications (eg NVQs), knowledge based qualifications, and vocational qualifications which have non-work based assessment. The qualification is recognised as the industry standard assessing qualification covering all environments for the further education and skills sector by the Education & Training Foundation

Learner eligibility

Learners must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be appropriately identified
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • have access to assess both non-work environment qualifications/assessments and work environment qualifications/assessments

Please note: It is also recommended that learners have an appropriate vocational or competency-based qualification at least one level above the qualification they will be assessing.

Assessment (if applicable)

To achieve the qualification, learners are required to have assessed evidence of:

  • An appropriate knowledge and understanding of assessing occupational competence and vocational achievement, which will be assessed via performance, tasks and assignments
  • Planning, conducting and reviewing learner assessments observation of assessment practice
  • Delivery of the four planned assessments for two learners in a nonwork environment and two learners in a work environment

Assessor Criteria

Due to the assessment requirements for this qualification, learners need to be observed assessing in their own environment. Learners are welcome to source their own assessors (that meet the assessor criteria). Alternatively, we can support in sourcing an appropriately qualified assessor. If the latter option is chosen, a fee will apply. Please contact us for further information

Format / duration

This qualification involves face to face tutored delivery, a virtual tutored session and completion of portfolio tasks. Learners are required to have access to assess both non-work environment qualifications/assessments and work environment qualifications/assessments away from the course.

Progression opportunities

Learners could seek to gain the 1st4sport Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice if they are looking to become an internal verifier.

Payment

Should you wish to pay by invoice, please enter the word INVOICE at the checkout. Please be aware we are only able to invoice organisations, not individuals.

Payment plans are available for this course. Please contact education@sportstructures.com for further information.

Would you like further information?

Please email us at education@sportstructures.com

This course can also be delivered to specific groups and organisations.

Booking

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