Course Overview

This Certificate qualifies you to be an assessor for NVQ and other competence-based courses. You are only eligible to do this course, if you assess candidates in their workplace as well as at a training centre.

The award is for practitioners who assess the achievement of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of others (eg witnesses), learner statements and prior learning.

Course Structure

This is a 15 credit and 84 guided learning hour qualification consisting of three mandatory units:

  • Unit 1 - Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Unit 2 - Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
  • Unit 3 - Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding.

Entry Requirements

You need to provide the names of two students you can assess who are on a BTEC, NVQ or similar award, each with a minimum of 2 units, and have a qualified Assessor and Verifier to support you.

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: TBC on application

Examination/Registration Fee: TBC on application

Administration Fee: £10.00

How Will I Learn?

You will receive a half-day induction in College and then use online learning to achieve the qualification. You will be visited in your workplace in order to observe your practice. The qualification can be done at your own pace but we would aim for you to complete it within six months.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].