TAQA Level Three Award Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

This qualification enables NVQ trainers and assessors to assess work of NVQ candidates on a competence-based course. It is a requirement of awarding bodies that NVQ assessors hold this qualification. 

Course Code PE001/1C01

You can enrol for this course online from 1 August 2022.

What will I study?

Assessing candidates on competence-based programmes through the use of a wide range of sources of evidence

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through observation, professional discussion, written and oral questions and the product evidence produced in a portfolio. 

Entry requirements

You need to be occupationally competent with recent, relevant knowledge and experience in the area you wish to train and assess. This must meet the qualifications as stated by the standards setting body. You must be working with candidates on an NVQ competency-based programme and be able to assess three full units in total with a minimum of two candidates. You must have an internal audit system in place.

What next?

To take further units of the NVQ level three Learning and Development . 

Additional information

If you are interested in this course please email [email protected]


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