Level 3 Award in Understanding Principles and Practices of Assessment
Become a qualified assessor
Number of Credits
Modes of Study
Distance learning, Hybrid Learning
Level 3 Award in Understanding Principles & Practices of Assessment (RQF)
The Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment is an ofqual regulated qualification. It is a knowledge-based Award for those who are embarking a career in assessment. The qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to perform the role of an assessor.
To apply for this course, you need to have
Good Command of English reading & writing skills
Knowledge of the subject you wish to assess
Regulated by Ofqual
Accredited training provider
Assessment feedback report
Online learning portal
Free verification service
Flexible study plans
Attestable by the FCO
Available e-books & handouts
This theory Award does not require a workplace observation visit. You will be assessed through a series of written questions. Certification is The Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment.
Structure and Duration
Learners must achieve 3 credits from one mandatory unit to be awarded the TQUK Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (RQF). The time frame is dependent upon a number of factors, mainly your commitment to self-directed study and producing the written work required. However, average students complete is within 30 hours.
Who will benefit from undertaking this course?
Those who are not yet, or just starting a career in assessment in either the further education and skills sector, or private sector.
It is useful for those who are not directly involved in assessment but require some knowledge on assessment practice as part of their role.
It assists those who work in accredited, or non-accredited learning; the NQF and the RQF