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22 Jun 2021
6 months (including 4 mandatory workshops)
Individual £550+ VAT
Virtual Classroom (TEAMS and NearPod)

Ocean Park House, Cardiff CF24 5ET

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Assessing Competence in the Work Environment Level 3 Award

Please watch our short video on what you should expect 

Assessor's Qualification Induction video


  1. April 20th – 23rd, 2021 ( 4 mandatory workshops)
  2. June 22nd – 25th , 2021 ( 4 mandatory workshops)
  3. Sept 7th – 10th, 2021 ( 4 mandatory workshops)
  4. Nov 2nd – 5th , 2021 ( 4 mandatory workshops) -  WELSH LANGUAGE
  5. Nov 16th – 19th, 2021 ( 4 mandatory workshops)


For practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of others (e.g. witnesses), learner statements and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Delegates will be required to have competence in the vocational area that they will be assessing and have access to a cohort of learners in a work environment in order to gather the range of evidence through assessment. Delegates are required to have an occupationally competent counter signatory. A pre-enrolment declaration will be required, confirming this.

Some awarding bodies require their assessors to hold the certificate rather than award, such as Childcare routes.


The Course will be delivered over four mandatory workshops, currently these are remote teaching sessions. Delegates will then be required to collect a portfolio of evidence which will include observation/s  by your assessor of you carrying out assessments.


Unit 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (3 credits)
Unit 2: Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (6 credits)

Course Duration

4 Workshops (9.30am – 4.30pm)
Up to 6 months to complete the portfolio of work the workplace observations.

Qualification Achieved

City and Guilds Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment Level 3


ACT Head Office, Ocean Park House, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF24 5ET.

T 029 2046 4727 E

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