Assessing Competence at Work Qualification

Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

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Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

Assessment Requirements Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

This unit assesses a candidate assessor's knowledge of the principles and practices of assessment in a learning and development context.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification is suitable for those who work within the assessing sector. It provides learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their competence in a wide range of job roles

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into employment as an assessor or onto further qualifications such as:

  • IAO Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement 
  • IAO Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement 
  • IAO Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes 


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