Learners should be aged 19 and above.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.
This qualification has been created to develop further the competencies and expertise of professionals who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (for example a workshop, classroom or other training environment).
- Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
- Assessing Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
- Assessing Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding
This qualification is designed for learners aged 19 and above. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved a Level 2 qualification. Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners.
The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression. Entry to the qualification will be through centre interview and learners will be assessed on an individual basis.
In certain circumstances, individuals with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.