Level 3 Assessing Vocational Achievement (TAQA)

Level 3 Assessing Vocational Achievement


This qualification is for people working in, or looking to work in, assessment and internal quality assurance. The course is open to people carrying out assessments and quality assurance in most learning environments including FE, Adult Continuing Learning, Employers and Third Sector.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September 2018 and January 2019
  • Duration: 6 months - 1 year
  • Location: Rural Catering Centre - Melton campus
  • Fees: Level 3 Award: £295
    Level 3 Award (units 1 and 2 OR 1 and 3): £595
    Level 3 Certificate (units 1, 2 and 3): £795

Your future

These qualification can help you to progress your career as a:

  • Qualified Assessor
  • Trainer
  • Qualified Internal Quality Assurance Officer

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however relevant industry experience is essential.

About the Course

The Level 3 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.

Recommended Reading

The City & Guilds Practical Guide to Quality Assurance

The book is an ideal resource for anyone involved in quality assurance in learning. Whether you are a tutor, assessor, TAQA candidate, IQA or EQA you will benefit from the practical real-life examples and case studies, along with the comprehensive overview and explanation of quality assurance.


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