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Tuesday18:00 – 20:00
On Demand (20 Weeks)
Course code C3AVOAEDKN
Tuesday18:00 – 20:00
On Demand (12 Weeks)
Course code C3AVOAECKN

Assessing Vocational Achievement, Certificate

Assessing Vocational Achievement (Hair, Beauty, Barbering and Early Years sectors only) is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a vocational assessor. This qualification is designed for learners aged 19 years + and will support you to gain employment as a vocational assessor, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.

This is a practical and class-based qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment, and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (i.e. workshop, classroom or other training environment).

Entry onto this qualification will require you to have full competence in the vocational subject area that you will be assessing. The course will assist in access to learners for portfolio evidence building if required.

Units covered include:

  • Principles and practices of assessment
  • Assessing learners' occupational competence in the work place assessing vocational skills,
  • Knowledge and understanding of education and training.
  • The course will require an interview with a tutor, will contain 6 weeks of class delivery before assessment take place either in your workplace or via Weston College opportunities.

How will I be assessed?

For this qualification you will require two case studies and observations. You can either work with learners at your own work place or we can provide learners at our Knightstone campus in Weston. Alongside this you will have assignments to complete and a portfolio.


This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, do not have a Level 3 qualification (A-Level equivalent), and currently live in the South West.

Next step

Upon completion you may like to move onto the Level 3 or 5 teaching qualification.

Entry Requirements

You are required to have a full competence in the vocational subject area that you will be assessing. For example, 5 years in the industry.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.


Full Fee: £811.00 ?

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