Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment Award Level 3

Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment Award Level 3

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Unit 1 - Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

You will gain knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin assessment. It is particularly useful for those people who do not currently have any candidates to assess.

• Two training workshops held at the Printworks Campus.

• One-to-one meetings with your tutor after the workshops at agreed locations.

• All assessment and quality assurance activities relating to your qualification.

• Registration and certification fees with the awarding organisation.

 
Duration 1 to 3 months
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 32375-01
Fee £300

What you learn / Units

Unit 1 - Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

The aim of this unit is to assess the Trainee Assessor’s knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin assessment. It is particularly useful for those people who do not currently have any candidates to assess. To achieve this qualification, you need to complete an assignment and undertake professional discussion with your assessor.

 

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will gain the knowledge about the principles and practices of assessment through learning, researching and writing the assignment.

You will learn and participate in a variety of assessment methods in the workshops and learn about all aspects of assessment whether your delivery is in the workplace or in a classroom(simulation) environment.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Two training workshops held at the Printworks Campus. The rest is delivered on a one to one basis at a time and place to suit you.

Entry requirements

It is recommended that you have a level 3 or above qualification in your subject specialism area and advantageous if you have undertaken an NVQ or apprenticeship previously as this will help you understand the processes of assessment. Although it is not essential.

It is recommended that you shadow a qualified assessor (or assessors) to gain an insight in the work of an assessor and the requirements/standards expected.

It is expected that you have access to your own learners in order to complete some units of the qualification.

How to apply

For more information, please contact Louise Reed

e: louise.reed@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

m: 0113 3861997

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite

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