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Assessing Vocational Achievement City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate (6317-33)

Why study this course?

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.

What will I study?

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

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

It may be possible to progress onto the Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Qualifications.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by written work, professional discussion, observation of carrying out assessment, witness testimony self-reflection and work products.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this 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

Are there any discounted fees available?

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.

If you are taking a course lasting more than one week, and the fee is more than £300, we can arrange for you to pay your fees in up to 8 equal instalments by standing order. An admin fee of £30 is charged for this service. Full terms and conditions will be supplied when you enrol.
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