The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) is the “assessor qualification” which has replaced the old A1\2 and D32\33 assessor qualification. This course is ideal for students who would like to be fully qualified assessors for learners in either the classroom and/or the work environment. This course will enable you to assess vocational competencies in a wide range of settings including apprenticeships.
This course will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable you to assess within vocational education and training using a range of assessment methods.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The course comprises of 5 workshops with written assignments and observations completed alongside.
As part of your course you will be required to have some learners to work with in order to demonstrate your assessing skills. If you are not currently working in an appropriate setting Runway Training can help provide learners in most instances. If you are unsure about whether you are working in an appropriate setting please get in contact on 01732 402 402 for further advice.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
|Unit No.||Credit level||Credit value|
|Unit 01||Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment||3||3|
|Unit 02||Assess occupational competence in the work environment||3||6|
|Unit 03||Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding||3||6|
WHERE DO I STUDY?
The next course will be held in Canterbury. All workshop sessions will run from 4pm – 7.30pm
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
|1||Induction Workshop||12th of April 2017||4.00pm – 7.30pm||Canterbury|
|2||Understand the regulations & functions of assessment||19th of April 2017||4.00pm – 7.30pm||Canterbury|
|3||Principles & practices of assessment||10th of May 2017||4.00pm – 7.30pm||Canterbury|
|4||Principles & practices of assessment||17th of May 2017||4.00pm – 7.30pm||Canterbury|
|5||Quality assurance, use of technology and CPD||31stof May 2017||4.00pm – 7.30pm||Canterbury|
WHAT DOES THE COURSE LEAD TO?
The course can lead to employment as a fully qualified assessor. It will also enable you to progress on to further qualifications to become a qualified Internal Quality Assurer (IQA).
All candidates should hold a minimum of level 2 in English and maths. If you do not hold qualifications at this level please contact our Functional Skills team on 01732 402 402 who will be able to provide information and guidance as to how you could study for them for free.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
- Unit 1 will be assessed through a series of assignments and discussion.
- Unit 2 will be assessed through a variety of means, including you practically assessing learners in a work environment and work products demonstrating planning, assessment and feedback. There will also be an audio assignment on reflective practice and CPD development.
- Unit 3 will be assessed through a variety of means, including observation of you practically assessing learners in a classroom or training environment. Also the production of work products and an audio/written assignment on reflective practice and CPD development.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The course is £925.00, payment plans are available by request.