Assessors Award (TAQA)
The course is run over two classroom days whereby the entire theoretical unit is completed, leaving no written work after the course. Instructions are given out on how to create a portfolio based on assessment plans, evidence and feedback.
Candidates then work independently carrying out eight assessments on two different learners. So four assessments on each learner. Please get in touch if you need help finding your learners.
The third and final day requires an observational visit. One of our experienced teachers will come out and observe you carrying out an assessment on one of your learners. We will also check that your portfolio is sufficient and provide help where required.
Who is this course for?
The level 3 assessing course is designed for anyone who carries out assessments in the classroom or within the workplace. Examples include:
• Early Years
• Health & Social Care
• College & Schools
• Hairdressing & Beauty
• Information Technology
The qualification is suitable for those who are new to the role of assessing but also ideal for experienced assessors who need to obtain national accreditation.
Candidates require access to two learners before starting the course. These learners will from the basis of the portfolio of evidence. they do not necessarily have to be on a formal training program. Please get in touch and we can help.
Successful completion can lead to a full / part time job as an NVQ assessor. This includes within hairdressing schools, colleges and on childcare courses. The average salary was 28k for a full time position (2018).
Duration: 2.5 days