Award Crest
York College

What You'll Need

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

Candidates who wish to take part in the assessor certificate must:

  • Work in a training/assessing environment
  • Hold a relevant qualification (or previous equivalent qualification) in the subject area they wish to assess
  • Have two candidates that they are able to assess in order to provide evidence

What You'll Do

There are 3 Mandatory Units:

  • Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Assessing Competence in the Work Environment


Workplace observations are required and your assessor will arrange to observe you in your workplace.

Course Fees

This course costs £811.

Courses costing more than £200 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

To apply for this course please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ring 01904 770770.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

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