Farnborough College of Technology
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About

About this course

This course is for anyone wishing to assess qualifications in the lifelong learning sector in the work environment and/or simulated environments. Specifically it is for those who assess in the work environment, using the assessment methods for learners’ work activities, i.e. observation of performance in the work environment, examining products of work, questioning the learner, using professional discussions, using others (witness testimony), looking at learner statements and recognising prior learning.

The course is delivered via two initial sessions of lecture, discussion and practical exercises, followed by individual support tutorials until completion of the award. You will need to have two candidates you can assess who are working towards a vocational qualification and you will need the support of an internal verifier qualified in your vocational area.

This course will enable candidates to assess in the area in which they have experience and can be used for part or full-time employment anywhere in the country.

Fees

FEE COST
Tuition £0

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

This course covers the requirements needed in order to successfully become an assessor. 

  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Understanding the legal and good practice in relation to assessment
  • Developing plans for assessing competence with candidates
  • Assessing candidates against agreed learning outcomes
  • Judging evidence against agreed standards to make assessment decisions
  • Using a variety of assessment methods
  • Giving candidates feedback and support on your assessment decisions
  • Working with other people involved in the assessment process, such as workplace supervisors and other teachers or trainers
  • Contributing to the internal quality assurance processes

 

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Progression

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

Candidates will be required to meet the tutor before commencing the course.

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Start Dates

Stage 8047/192PFA
Mode Part Time
Year Year 2
Duration 1.5 Years
Days VARIOUS
Time VARIOUS
Start 01/08/2019
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