The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is for practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of others (e.g. witnesses), learner’s statements and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
After successful completion of the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, once you have assessed for an appropriate of time, you may wish to progress to an internal quality assurance (IQA) qualification.
There are no formal entry requirements however learners must be over the age of 19.
You will need to have a professional qualification and/or have demonstrated occupational competence acceptable to your internal quality assurer.
You need to be part of an assessment team and have access to a minimum of two learners who are undertaking a vocational programme in your area of expertise.
You need to attend standardisation meetings and generally comply with both internal and external quality assurance procedures.