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Assessment & Quality Assurance Awards

Assessment & Quality Assurance Awards
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Assessment and Quality Assurance levels 3 & 4  –  CITY & GUILDS UK

Duration and Time Limit:

  • Flexible mode*

* Normally 30 hours per level.  The College arranges courses to meet the demand of each candidate.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Occupational competence   
  • Good communication skills

When can I commence study?

  • Any time in the year (both levels)

How is the course assessed?

  • By portfolio building through Andy Davidson Associates & the City & Guilds Qualification, UK

Why should I undertake this course?

  • It is required if you are working in, or hoping to work in, assessment and internal quality assurance in accredited and non-accredited learning, the NQF and the QCF. This includes managers in a range of industries and those working in quality

 There are four options to choose from at Level 3:

  • Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and  Practices of Assessment 

Unit 1 (total 3 credits)

A knowledge-only Award for those who are starting out as an assessor, or who need to know about assessment practice but are not currently practicing.

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment 

Units 1 & 2 (total 9 credits)

For Practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment.

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement

Units 1 & 3 (total 9 credits)

For practitioners who assess knowledge and/or skills in vocationally related subject areas.

  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Units 1, 2 & 3 (total 15 credits)

For practitioners who may use ALL of the above-listed assessment methods.

 There are three options to choose from at Level 4:

  • Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice    Unit 4 (total 6 credits)

A knowledge-only Award for those starting their journey as internal quality assurance practitioners or those who need to know about internal quality assurance but are not carrying out quality assurance themselves.

  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice    Units  4 & 5 (total 12 credits)

For practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process from within a centre/organisation, by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors.

  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Units 4, 5 & 8 (total 17 credits)

For practitioners who lead the internal quality assurance process within a centre/organisation and have responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment process, practice and the performance of assessors.

Unit Title Credit Value
1 Understanding the Principles & Practice of Assessment  
2 Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment 6
2
Assessing Vocational Skills, Knowledge & Understanding 6
4 Understanding the Principles & Practices of Internally Quality Assuring the Quality of Assessment 6
5 Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment 6
8 Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility 6

 

MODES OF STUDY:
Part-Time, Evenings, Weekends and Day Release.