Level 3 Certificate In Assessing Vocational Achievement

About the course

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement comprises three units:

·         Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

·         Unit 2: Assess occupational competence in the work environment

·         Unit 3: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Once all three units are achieved you will become a qualified assessor enabling you to assess in a classroom or in a work environment.   This is one of the most popular qualifications if you are involved in the delivery of apprenticeships or work-based assessments.

Is it for me?

You will need a good standard of English, maths and IT. You will need to have good communication skills both written and verbal.

You will also be required to be working or attending a voluntary placement where you can assess learners undertaking accredited qualifications in a classroom and/or work based environment.  It is recommended that you hold a level 3 or equivalent in the subject matter you are assessing or be able demonstrate competence in your specialist area.


The course knowledge will be delivered over 2 days:

Please contact us for details of start dates and venues near you.

You will also be required to plan 2-4 observations depending on the unit combination you choose.


You will be required to complete one written assignment and 2-4 competence assessments. 

You will also need to be working or attending a voluntary placement where you can assess learners.


This qualification is specified as a requirement by some awarding organisations and sectors skills councils in order to assess certain qualifications – successful achievement will help you evidence this demand.

You may also want to consider progression to any the following courses with Inspire Learning:

Flexible payment

This course costs £650 for all 3 units.

Alternatively, you can choose to study 2 units costing £450 or 1 unit costing £250.

Flexible payment options are available. For more information or to enrol call us on 01623 476 830,  email learning@inspireculture.org.uk or complete the form below.

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