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22 Jun 2021
9 months (includes 4 mandatory workshops)
£875 + VAT
Virtual Classroom (TEAMS and NearPod)
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Assessing Competence in the Work Environment Level 3 Certificate


  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 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). And will be assessing knowledge and/or skills in vocationally related subject areas who use the following assessment methods: assessments in simulated environments, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies and RPL. This may take place in training workshops, classrooms or other learning environments.

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 order to gather the range of evidence through assessment. Delegates are required to have an occupationally competent counter signatory.


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) 
Unit 3: Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding (6 credits)

Course Duration

4 Workshops (9.30am – 4.30pm)
Up to 9 months to complete the portfolio of work and the workplace observations.

Qualification Achieved

City and Guilds Certificate 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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