NSCG | Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
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Course overview

The course consists of three units. Unit 301 is a knowledge only unit assessed by a written assignment and professional discussion. You will be expected to attend taught sessions where you will gain the knowledge required. These theory days will run several times during the year. Some units will be conducted on a one-to-one basis and will vary according to your work role. However in order to be considered for the certificate you will need to demonstrate that you assess within a classroom environment and within the workplace.

What else do I need to know?

Please note that theory days are run subject to minimum viable class sizes. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.

What are the entry requirements?

All applicants must hold a minimum Level 3 subject specific qualification relevant to the area you are assessing. You must also demonstrate that you are working at Level 2 in literacy. In addition you must have access to candidates and have a proven track record of assessing. Within your organisation you should have a counter signer and a qualified IQA.

How is it assessed?

Attending theory sessions is mandatory fiftenn hours delviery and in addition, assessment will be through observations and tutorials.

What financial support is on offer?

If you are 19-23, it is your first Level 3, and are studying an SFA approved Level 3 programme you may be eligible for full fee remission.
You can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or Higher Education Loan to help with the costs of your course if you are 19 or older and the course you are studying is an eligible Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 course.
*This is at the Colleges discretion.

What can I do next?

After successful completion of the course students will become a qualified assessor and can continue with their current employer or alternatively they can choose to pursue further study at the College.

How do I find out more?

Please contact Alex Condliffe on alex.condliffe@nscg.ac.uk or amanda.garside@nscg.ac.uk

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