Teacher Training – Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

The 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.


  • Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

  • Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

  • Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding


  • You will need to be 19+, have a Level 2 in Math’s and English or be working towards them.

  • Acceptance onto this course is subject to successful guidance interview & assessment test


  • 20 weeks


  • NCFE


  • There will be several assignments to complete


Once you have completed this course, you can progress onto the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training or go straight into employment

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