Guided Learning Hours
The minimum guided learning hours (GLH) to achieve this qualification is 84 GLH.
The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of education and training as a vocational assessor. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of vocational assessor.
The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a vocational assessor. This qualification is designed for learners aged 19 years or older and will support you to gain employment as a vocational assessor, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.
This is a practical-based qualification intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment, and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (i.e. workshop, classroom or other training environment). Entry onto this qualification will require you to have full competence in the vocational subject area that you will be assessing and you will need access to a cohort of learners, so that you can gather evidence of real assessments.
This qualification includes units covering the principles and practices of assessment, assessing learners’ occupational competence in the work place and assessing vocational skills, and knowledge and understanding of education and training.
This qualification is the only Level 3 certificate offered by VTCT in Assessing Vocational Achievement.
What could this qualification lead to?
Whilst the primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare you for employment as a vocational assessor in the education and training sector, progression opportunities to level 4 qualifications also exist including:
– VTCT Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
– VTCT Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
– VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
Who supports this qualification?
This qualification is supported by employers of vocational assessors who have confirmed that this qualification will enable you to gain the knowledge and skills required for the specific job role of vocational assessor in the education and training sector.