NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)
This qualiﬁcation covers understanding the principles and practices of assessment, assessing occupational competence in the work environment and assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding. This qualiﬁcation is intended for those who assess in the work environment and in other training environments such as workshops or classrooms. You should be at least 19 years old and has qualification and work experience in the area you want to assess. You can usually complete it in six months.
Qualification structure and assessment
The qualification includes the following units:
- Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
- Assess occupational competence in the work environment
- Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. You must also carry out at least two assessments of 2 candidates’ occupational competence. You will need to be working as an assessor as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
On completion you can progress to Level 4 qualiﬁcations for internal quality assurance. You can also apply for jobs as an Assessor of Vocational Achievement.