• YMCA Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (600/0354/6)

    This qualification is intended for those who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.

    Price

    £45

    GLH

    54 hours

    TQT

    90 hours

    YMCA Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/0354/6

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 January 2011

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    Learners for this qualification must be aged 19 and above and have access to learners (candidates), who are on a work-based training programme, and who they will be able to assess in the workplace

    Assessments

    • Knowledge questions
    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Professional discussion Observation

    Overview

    This qualification is intended for those who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment. The aim of ‘Understanding the principles and practices of assessment’ is to enable the learner to know and understand the principles and practices that underpin assessment. The aim of ‘Assess occupational competence in the work environment’ is to assess the learner’s performance in evaluating occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • The principles and requirements of assessment
    • Different types of assessment method
    • How to plan and carry out assessments involving learners and others
    • Quality assurance of the assessment process
    • Legal and good practice requirements
    • Making assessment decisions and providing required information following assessment Maintaining legal and good practice requirements.

    This qualification is assessed through direct observation and through a portfolio of evidence.

    All learners must complete the following:

    • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment:
      • Knowledge questions and relatable supporting documentation

    Learners must provide evidence of assessing 2 learners using a minimum of 3 types of assessment methods from the following:

    • Assess occupational competence in the work environment
      • Examining products of work
      • Questioning the learner
      • Discussing with the learner
      • Use of others (witness testimony)
      • Looking at learner statements
      • Recognising prior learning

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

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    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    H/601/5314Assess occupational competence in the work environment
    D/601/5313Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

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