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Course Introduction

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) is the most comprehensive assessor qualification that is currently available. It qualifies you to assess learners in their place of work and in learning environments, workshops and classrooms which means you would be a fully qualified assessor upon completion.

Who is this course suitable for?

Teachers, trainers, tutors, mentors and senior practitioners who wish to work as a fully qualified Vocational Qualifications (formally NVQ) Assessor 

Level 3 (CAVA) Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF) [Formally A1 Assessor’s Award] Fully Online

What are the Entry Requirements?

You will need access to learners (we can provide the learners if necessary)

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

The qualifications are suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above.

How long does it take?

You set the pace. You choose when to start and how long you would like to complete the course. This qualification is described as taking 84 guided learning hours. Please use this as a guide and think about how many hours a week you are able to commit to studying. Total qualification time is 150 hrs. Whether it takes 9 weeks or 9 months is entirely up to you.

How Will I Be Assessed?

A combination of work-based assessments (observations/ professional discussion/ questioning/ witness testimonies) and written assignments. Assessment will be agreed prior to assessor visits.

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass - there is no grading.

Will I Need To Attend Classes?

No, due to the Covid-19 lockdown your assessor will arrange some learning sessions online to suit your requirements and time constraints. 

Who Is The Awarding Body?

Training Qualifications UK

What Are My Progression Routes?

Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF).

How much does it cost?

Have access to your own learners? 

Cost: £800 one-off payment or £850 paid in instalments.

Need us to find learners for you? 

Cost: £900 one-off payment or £950 paid in instalments. 

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