TAQA Training, assessment and quality assurance


The Level 3 Award and Certificate provides a pathway for learners to understand assessment and if required, qualify as an assessor. Learners who wish to achieve these units could be assessing competence or non-competence based learning, knowledge or skills. They will select the units and qualifications that meet the requirements of what they are assessing.

The benefits of this qualification:

  • Progress your career as a qualified assessor/trainer
  • Learn in the work environment
  • Learn a variety of assessment methods including observation, witness testimony, interview and discussion, oral and written questions, assignments, projects and case studies

Units you will cover include:

  • Understand the Principles and Practices of Assessment is a knowledge-only award for those who are starting their journey as an assessor, or those who need to know about assessment practice but are not currently practising
  • Assess Competence in the Work Environment is for practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment
  • Assess Vocationally Related Achievement is for practitioners who assess knowledge and/or skills in vocationally related subject areas
  • Assess Vocational Achievement is for practitioners who may use all assessment methods based upon sound assessment principles (certificate only)


Dates and Venue
Award/Certificate - 9th – 11th April - Market Harborough
Award/Certificate - 2nd – 4th July - Market Harborough
  • Duration and Cost

    • Award3 days + practical assessing£595Certificate3 days + practical assessing£795

  • Assessment

    • Delegates will be assessed by the completion of written work based assignments, practical joint observations, witness testimonial and professional discussion

  • Pre-requisites

    • There are no pre-requisites for this course