Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (NVQ Assessor)

Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (NVQ Assessor)

Who is this Course For?

The accredited award in assessing competence in the work environment qualification is ideal for trainee assessors who would like to be fully qualified assessors for learners in either the classroom and/or the work environment.

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The new qualification which has replaced the old A1\2 and D32\33 assessor qualification. The course is sometimes referred to as TAQA and it is aimed at helping students to understand assessment strategies and quality assurance procedures for QCF qualifications.

Further your Training & Development

​​Once you have your qualification you will be able to work in a number of roles as:

  • Assessing learners in a college or training provider
  • Assessing learners in a workplace.

Core Exercises

This qualification is made up of 2 units; one knowledge based and the other practical assessment of two learners.

Unit 1: Understand the Principles and Practice of Assessment

Unit 2: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment.


There is NO EXAMINATION. It is not a course.

NVQs are internally and externally assessed by Awarding Organisation. All work/evidence will be submitted through our e-portfolio system where it will get quality checked by your designated assessor.

What Will I Get?

This qualification will enable you to assess vocational competence, knowledge & understanding in a wide range of qualifications such as:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Functional Skills
  • Technical Certificates
  • NVQ’s (QCF/RQF)
  • Awards
  • Certificates
  • Diplomas

Why Chose Cognitia?

  • Easy to use E-portfolio system from Quals Direct.
  • One to one video support calls / telephone calls.
  • Clear and concise assessment plans, showing you EXACTLY what you need to do to achieve your NVQ.
  • Experienced team of assessors and quality assurers – some of whom work as External Verifiers for Awarding Bodies.

Call: 02921 675265

Email: services@cognitia.co.uk

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