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

Registered Pharmacy or Dental professional with two students you can assess who are on a BTEC, NVQ or similar award, each with a minimum of 2 units.

Course Fees

TBC on application.

How Will I Learn?

You will receive a half-day induction in the workplace 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 twelve 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.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
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Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
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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 team.
Email: [email protected].