These City and Guilds TAQA (The Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance) qualifications are for practitioners who assess vocational programmes. There are a range of Awards and a Certificate and the qualification replaces the A1 Assessor Award.
Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (15 credits)
For practitioners who may use all of the listed assessment methods based upon sound assessment principles.
Unit 301 Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
Unit 302 Assess occupational competence in the work environment
Unit 303 Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
It may be possible to progress onto the Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Qualifications.
Assessment will be by written work, professional discussion, observation of carrying out assessment, witness testimony self-reflection and work products.
Pay by instalments
The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans
If you are aged 19 or over and thinking of studying a Level 3 or 4 course, you may be entitled to an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay your tuition costs. Please see the fees and funding section more details.
For more advice on course fees and funding, please contact our Customer Services Team on 0345 658 8990.