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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA)

Subject Area
Early Years & Education
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
6 weeks
Entry Requirements
GCSE or equivalent at grade 4/C or above in Maths and English. Trainee assessors must have access and be able to assess at least two learners in the workplace. It is the trainee assessor’s responsibility to find their own learners.

This certificate is designed for learners who are or wish to assess knowledge and understanding and vocational competency in the work place.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent at grade 4/C or above in Maths and English. Trainee assessors must have access and be able to assess at least two learners in the workplace. It is the trainee assessor’s responsibility to find their own learners.

Course units

The course consists of 3 units:

  • Understanding the principals and practice of assessment
  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

You will develop skills to enable you to assess learners in the workplace helping them to gain their own qualifications.

Assessments

Students will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence as well as being observed. You will be assessed in the workplace by fully qualified workplace assessors as well as support during class based lessons.

Course fees

£811

The fees for this course can vary depending on funding eligibility, if you feel you may qualify for funding, please contact the Funding Team.

Course progression

After successfully completing this course learners may progress to:

L4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
L4 Certificate in Education and Training

Dates & course durations

4th October 2022 - 15th November 2022, Tuesdays, 5.00pm - 9.00pm
22nd February 2023 - 29th March 2023, Wednesdays, 5.00pm - 9.00pm

Study methods

The course will be classroom-based for knowledge and practical work will be assessed in the workplace.

Facilities

Students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Additional costs

No additional costs.

Career progression

  • Workplace Assessor/Trainer
  • Internal Quality Assurer
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