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

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Overview

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) is the only qualification that allows you to practise as a fully-qualified assessor. It is equally suitable to assessors in classrooms or professional training.

Sometimes known as TAQA (Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance), this is a modern, recognised Level 3 assessing vocational achievement certification that came to replace the previous A1\2 and D32\33 assessor qualification.

By the end of this course, you will be ready for a career in evaluating vocational competencies for a range of qualifications, such as apprenticeships, functional skills, technical certificates, NVQs, awards, certificates and diplomas.

As Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) is a distance learning course, you will study from home and therefore have the freedom to fit your studies around your family life and other commitments. You can make the most out of the course’s interactive materials we provide with open access to knowledgeable learndirect tutors via email, phone and the online portal.

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 need to secure a placement in a relevant environment. The team at learndirect can advise you on this and provide further information.

For the second and third assignments, you will need to secure a placement which will allow you to assess nationally-regulated qualifications (for example, NVQ units, RQF qualifications etc). For more guidance, our team will be able to help you once you enrol.

Assessment

● Unit 1 will be assessed through a variety of assignments.

● Unit 2 will be assessed in a work environment, where you can practically assess learners’ work. You will support your portfolio with audio and visual evidence.

● Unit 3 will also be evaluated through audio and visual evidence of an assessment taking place in a classroom or training environment.

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

 

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) is the only qualification that allows you to practise as a fully-qualified assessor. It is equally suitable to assessors in classrooms or professional training.

Sometimes known as TAQA (Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance), this is a modern, recognised Level 3 assessing vocational achievement certification that came to replace the previous A1\2 and D32\33 assessor qualification.

By the end of this course, you will be ready for a career in evaluating vocational competencies for a range of qualifications, such as apprenticeships, functional skills, technical certificates, NVQs, awards, certificates and diplomas.

As Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) is a distance learning course, you will study from home and therefore have the freedom to fit your studies around your family life and other commitments. You can make the most out of the course’s interactive materials we provide with open access to knowledgeable learndirect tutors via email, phone and the online portal.

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 need to secure a placement in a relevant environment. The team at learndirect can advise you on this and provide further information.

For the second and third assignments, you will need to secure a placement which will allow you to assess nationally-regulated qualifications (for example, NVQ units, RQF qualifications etc). For more guidance, our team will be able to help you once you enrol.

Assessment

● Unit 1 will be assessed through a variety of assignments.

● Unit 2 will be assessed in a work environment, where you can practically assess learners’ work. You will support your portfolio with audio and visual evidence.

● Unit 3 will also be evaluated through audio and visual evidence of an assessment taking place in a classroom or training environment.

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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