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Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) (RQF) Level 3

Overview

This Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) ROF Qualification (500/9758/1) is a new course that came to replace the old A1\2 and D32\33 assessor qualification.
 
The course, sometimes referred to as TAQA, is aimed at helping students to understand assessment strategies. It is ideal for students who would like to become fully qualified assessors for learners in either the classroom and/or the work environment. It is also aimed at understanding quality assurance procedures for RQF qualifications.
This course has been designed for students to assess vocational competencies in a variety of qualifications such as:
 
Apprenticeships
Functional Skills
Technical Certificates
NVQ’s
Awards
Certificates
Diplomas
 
Upon successfully completing this course, this qualification will provide sufficient evidence that you have gained the skills and knowledge to assess within vocational and training abilities using a range of assessment methods. 

How does the course work? 

As this qualification is a distance learning course, you will study from home, allowing you to fit your studies around your family life around a full-time job. You can make the most out of the interactive materials we provide with open access to learndirect tutors through email, phone and the online portal. You will also be able to discuss your studies with other students on the learndirect website.  

As you are studying from home, the amount of time you dedicate to your studies is entirely up to you so you must be able to allocate an appropriate schedule to your study time.

Modules

Unit One: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (D/601/5313)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Understand the principles and requirements of assessment
  • Understand different types of assessment method
  • Understand how to plan assessment
  • Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment
  • Understand how to make assessment decisions
  • Understand quality assurance of the assessment process
  • Understand how to manage information relating to assessment
  • Understand the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment

Unit Two: Assess occupational competence in the work environment (H/601/5314)         

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to make assessment decisions about occupational competence
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of occupational competence
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing occupational competence
  • Be able to plan the assessment of occupational competence

Unit Three:  Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (F/601/5319)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Requirements

No previous experience or qualifications are required to enrol on this course; it is available to all students who are least 19 years of age.

During this course, you will be required to secure a placement in a relevant environment; the team at learndirect can advise more on this. 

For the second and third assignments, you will need to secure your placement or position which will allow you to have access to the assessment to nationally regulated qualifications (for example: NVQ units, RQF Qualifications, etc.) for one visit per unit. If you require more, our learndirect team can guide you through.

Assessment

Unit 1 will be assessed through a variety of assignments.

Unit 2 will be assessed in a work environment, practically assessing learners work, you will product work products and audio visual evidence  

Unit 3 will be assessed through you producing work products and audio visual evidence after you assess learners in a classroom or training environment.

Qualifications

VTCT

VTCT logo

On completion of this course you will receive the VTCT Level 3 (RQF) Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 500/9758/1). This course has also been assigned 15 credits.

VTCT, Vocational Training Charitable Trust, is a Government-approved awarding organisation which has awarded world class qualifications since 1962 and has been at the forefront of developing the vocational system of qualifications in the United Kingdom ever since. Our full qualification package includes Hairdressing & Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Complementary Therapy, Sport & Active Leisure, Hospitality & Catering, Business & Retail and Learning & Development.

Developing your career

“Full-time assessors and verifiers can earn from £18,000 to £24,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £25,000 and £30,000." - Source: National Careers Service

 

This Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) ROF Qualification (500/9758/1) is a new course that came to replace the old A1\2 and D32\33 assessor qualification.
 
The course, sometimes referred to as TAQA, is aimed at helping students to understand assessment strategies. It is ideal for students who would like to become fully qualified assessors for learners in either the classroom and/or the work environment. It is also aimed at understanding quality assurance procedures for RQF qualifications.
This course has been designed for students to assess vocational competencies in a variety of qualifications such as:
 
Apprenticeships
Functional Skills
Technical Certificates
NVQ’s
Awards
Certificates
Diplomas
 
Upon successfully completing this course, this qualification will provide sufficient evidence that you have gained the skills and knowledge to assess within vocational and training abilities using a range of assessment methods. 

How does the course work? 

As this qualification is a distance learning course, you will study from home, allowing you to fit your studies around your family life around a full-time job. You can make the most out of the interactive materials we provide with open access to learndirect tutors through email, phone and the online portal. You will also be able to discuss your studies with other students on the learndirect website.  

As you are studying from home, the amount of time you dedicate to your studies is entirely up to you so you must be able to allocate an appropriate schedule to your study time.

Modules

Unit One: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (D/601/5313)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Understand the principles and requirements of assessment
  • Understand different types of assessment method
  • Understand how to plan assessment
  • Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment
  • Understand how to make assessment decisions
  • Understand quality assurance of the assessment process
  • Understand how to manage information relating to assessment
  • Understand the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment

Unit Two: Assess occupational competence in the work environment (H/601/5314)         

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to make assessment decisions about occupational competence
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of occupational competence
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing occupational competence
  • Be able to plan the assessment of occupational competence

Unit Three:  Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (F/601/5319)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Requirements

No previous experience or qualifications are required to enrol on this course; it is available to all students who are least 19 years of age.

During this course, you will be required to secure a placement in a relevant environment; the team at learndirect can advise more on this. 

For the second and third assignments, you will need to secure your placement or position which will allow you to have access to the assessment to nationally regulated qualifications (for example: NVQ units, RQF Qualifications, etc.) for one visit per unit. If you require more, our learndirect team can guide you through.

Assessment

Unit 1 will be assessed through a variety of assignments.

Unit 2 will be assessed in a work environment, practically assessing learners work, you will product work products and audio visual evidence  

Unit 3 will be assessed through you producing work products and audio visual evidence after you assess learners in a classroom or training environment.

Qualifications

VTCT

VTCT logo

On completion of this course you will receive the VTCT Level 3 (RQF) Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 500/9758/1). This course has also been assigned 15 credits.

VTCT, Vocational Training Charitable Trust, is a Government-approved awarding organisation which has awarded world class qualifications since 1962 and has been at the forefront of developing the vocational system of qualifications in the United Kingdom ever since. Our full qualification package includes Hairdressing & Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Complementary Therapy, Sport & Active Leisure, Hospitality & Catering, Business & Retail and Learning & Development.

“Full-time assessors and verifiers can earn from £18,000 to £24,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £25,000 and £30,000." - Source: National Careers Service

 

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