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Level 3: Assessor Course (TAQA)

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Level 3: Assessor Course (TAQA)


Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (3 QCF credits)- £275

Course Details

Become a Certified Assessor Course (TAQA) and Advance Your Career Today

Looking to take the next step in your career as an assessor? Our Level 3 Assessor Course (TAQA) is designed to equip you with the expertise to become a certified assessor and make a meaningful impact in the education and training sector.

With our course, you'll gain a competitive edge, positioning yourself as a trusted professional in assessment. We stand out because our Level 3 Assessor Course (TAQA) goes beyond theoretical knowledge.

We prioritize practical application, providing hands-on experience and real-world scenarios that prepare you for the challenges of assessing learners in diverse contexts.

Our course boasts an impressive success rate, with 95% of our graduates advancing their careers within six months of completion.

You Must Know These Things Before Taking The Level 3 Assessor Course!

What is Unit 1: Assessor Qualification (TAQA)?

Unit 1 is a knowledge-only award designed for individuals either beginning their journey as an assessor or needing to understand assessment practices without actively practicing assessment. It provides a comprehensive understanding of assessment principles and practices.

Do I Need To Complete All Three Units For The Full Assessor Qualification?

You don't have to complete all three units for the full Assessor qualification. The selection of units depends on the nature of your current profession and job.

However, to attain the full qualification, you need to complete either Unit 1 and Unit 2 or Unit 1 and Unit 3.

What Will You Learn From Our Level 3 Assessor Course Course?

  • How to plan and conduct assessments in accordance with national standards and guidelines.
  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment, including the different assessment methods and how to choose the most appropriate one.
  • How to effectively communicate assessment outcomes to learners, employers, and other relevant parties.
  • Understanding quality assurance processes and how to maintain quality assurance in assessment practice.
  • How to manage and maintain assessment records and use them to improve assessment practice.
  • How to provide constructive feedback to learners and support their development.
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with learners, employers, and other stakeholders.
  • Understanding assessors' legal and ethical responsibilities and how to adhere to them.
  • How to effectively use technology in assessment practice.
  • Continuing professional development opportunities for assessors to enhance their knowledge and skills.

Which Units Should I Choose To Complete The Full Assessor Qualification?

The choice of units for the full Assessor qualification depends on your current profession and the type of assessment work you are involved in.

For example, if you work as a practitioner assessing the demonstration of competence in a work environment, completing Unit 1 and Unit 2 is recommended.

What will I learn in Unit 1: Assessor Qualification?

Unit 1 will provide a comprehensive understanding of assessment principles and practices. You will gain knowledge in areas such as assessment methods, assessment planning, assessment decision-making, and assessment record-keeping. This unit is a solid foundation for anyone seeking a career as an assessor.

Can I Achieve Assessor Status By Completing Unit 1 Alone?

No, completing Unit 1 alone will not grant you full Assessor status. Unit 1 is a knowledge-only award and does not include the practical elements required for full Assessor qualification.

To achieve Assessor status, you must complete either Unit 2 or Unit 3, depending on your specific assessment role and responsibilities.

How Long Does It Take To Complete Unit 1?

The duration of completing Unit 1 can vary depending on factors such as your prior knowledge and experience in assessment.

However, on average, it may take several weeks to a few months to complete the unit, considering the time required for studying and preparing assignments.

Can I Progress To Units 2 Or 3 After Completing Unit 1?

Yes, absolutely! Upon completing Unit 1, you can progress to Units 2 or 3 to achieve the full Assessor qualification.

Units 2 and 3 focus on the practical aspects of assessment, allowing you to apply the knowledge gained in Unit 1 to real-world assessment scenarios and further develop your skills as an assessor.

Will I Receive A Certification Upon Completing Unit 1?

Upon completing Unit 1, you will receive a knowledge-only award certification that recognizes your comprehensive understanding of assessment principles and practices.

This certification can be valuable to showcase your knowledge and commitment to professional development in the assessment field.

Is There Any Ongoing Support Or Resources Available During The Course?

Absolutely! Throughout your journey in Unit 1, you can access various support materials and resources, including study guides, online forums, and dedicated tutors or mentors who can assist you with any questions or challenges. These resources are designed to ensure your success and enhance your learning experience.

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What Are The Entry Requirements For This Course?

You must be 18 years old or over to enroll in this course. Additionally, you should be able to speak and write English effectively.

These requirements ensure you can fully engage with the course material and effectively communicate your understanding.

What Identification Documents Are Required For Enrollment?

You must provide identification documents such as a Passport or driver's license as proof of your identity. Additionally, one passport-size photograph will be required.

These documents are necessary for administrative purposes and to ensure the accuracy of your records.

How Long Do I Have To Complete The Online Course?

For the online course, you will have a generous time frame of up to 3 months to complete. During this period, you can access tutor support to assist you in your learning journey.

However, your certificate will be awarded beforehand if you finish the course earlier and meet the required standard.

What Is The Deadline For Submission In The Class-Based Or Zoom Course?

If you are taking the class-based or Zoom course, you will have a deadline of 3 months from the start of the course to submit your portfolio.

Following 2 days of in-class instruction, you will have ample time to compile your portfolio.

Like the online course, if you complete the requirements earlier and meet the necessary standards, your certificate will be awarded accordingly.

Is There A Formal Examination For This Course?

No, there is no formal examination required for this course. Instead, at the end of the course, you will be required to submit a portfolio demonstrating your understanding of the course material.

This portfolio showcases your practical skills and knowledge acquired throughout the training.

How Will I Be Assessed For This Course?

The assessment for this course is based on the submission of a portfolio. The portfolio shows your understanding and practical application of the course content. It allows you to demonstrate your skills and showcase your competence in the field.

Can I Receive Tutor Support During The Course?

You can access tutor support whether you choose the online or class-based/Zoom course.

The tutors can assist you with any questions or challenges during your learning journey. They will provide guidance and clarification to ensure your success in the course.

Are There Any Additional Resources Provided During The Course?

You will have access to additional resources that complement your learning experience throughout the course.

These resources may include study materials, reference guides, and supplementary materials to support your understanding of the course content.

Distance Learning:

How Does The Distance Learning Course Work?

The distance learning course allows you to study at your own pace with the support and guidance of a tutor. It involves self-directed study, e-learning modules, workshops, and one-to-one tutorials. This blended learning approach provides flexibility while ensuring you receive the necessary guidance to succeed.

What Is The Delivery Style Of The Distance Learning Course?

The distance learning course is delivered in a blended learning style. You will begin the course with distance learning, utilizing online materials and resources. All the necessary materials will be sent to you via special Royal Mail delivery once you have booked the course.

Are There Any Entry Requirements For The Distance Learning Course?

The entry requirement for the distance learning course is basic functional skills in Numeracy, Literacy, and ICT.

However, we recommend this course for individuals with competence or experience in the subject area. This ensures you have a solid foundation to engage effectively with the course content.

How Long Do I Have To Complete The Assignments In The Distance Learning Course?

Once you book the distance learning course, you will be given up to 12 weeks to complete the assignments. You must also conduct assessments with candidates, particularly for competence-level courses during this time.

However, if you finish the assignments earlier and meet the required standard, you can be awarded your certificate ahead of the 12-week timeframe.

Class-Based/Zoom Course:

How Long Does The Class-Based/Zoom Course Take To Complete?

The class-based or Zoom course has been designed to be completed within 2 days. This intensive format allows you to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills efficiently.

What Happens After The Class-Based/Zoom Course?

After attending the class-based or Zoom course, you will be given a deadline of 3 months to submit your portfolio.

This period allows you to compile your work and demonstrate your understanding and competence.

However, if you complete the portfolio earlier and meet the required standard, your certificate will be awarded ahead of the 3-month timeframe.

Will I Receive Any Support During The Class-Based/Zoom Course?

 Yes, during the class-based or Zoom course, you will receive support from experienced instructors who will guide you through the learning process.

They will provide clarifications, answer questions, and ensure that you have a valuable and engaging learning experience.

How Is The Portfolio Assessed For The Class-Based/Zoom Course?

The portfolio you submit at the end of the class-based or Zoom course will be assessed to evaluate your understanding and competence. It will prove your practical skills and knowledge gained during the course.

Is There A Specific Class Schedule For The Class-Based Course?

Yes, there is a set schedule for the class-based course. Checking the course details and confirming the class dates and timings is essential when enrolling.

This will ensure that you can plan your participation accordingly and make the most of the learning experience.

Please note: The course details and specific requirements may vary. It is always recommended to refer to the course provider's official information for the most accurate and up-to-date details regarding the course structure, duration, and assessment process.

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How Long Does It Take To Receive The Certificate After Submitting The Portfolio?

After submitting your portfolio, obtaining your certificate typically takes 2-3 weeks. We make every effort to process promptly and issue certificates.

Will The Certificate Vary Depending On The Course Format (Class-Based, Distance Learning, Or Zoom)?

Regardless of whether you choose the class-based, distance learning, or Zoom course, you will receive the same standard certificate upon achieving the qualification.

The certificate reflects your level 3 Assessor Course completion, regardless of the learning format.

How Is The Certificate Awarded?

The certificate is awarded once you have successfully met the qualification requirements. This includes the completion of the necessary coursework, assessment, and submission of the portfolio.

Once these requirements are fulfilled, you will receive a certificate acknowledging your achievement.

Is The Certificate Nationally Recognized?

Yes, the certificate you receive upon completing the level 3 Assessor Course is nationally recognized. It signifies your competence and readiness to work as a teacher, trainer, or tutor in various educational settings.

Can I Use The Certificate To Further My Career In The Education Field?

Absolutely! The level 3 Assessor Course certificate demonstrates your commitment to professional development and qualifies you for various teaching and training roles.

It can open doors to career advancement opportunities in education, whether in formal educational institutions, community organizations, or corporate training settings.

Can I Obtain A Digital Or Physical Copy Of The Certificate?

We provide both digital and physical copies of the certificate for your convenience. You will receive the certificate in a format that suits your preference, allowing you to showcase your achievement and credentials easily.

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