November 30, 2020

What does Occupational Competence mean?

Being Occupationally Competent and having Occupational Competence are phrases you’ll come across if you’re looking to become an assessor or instructor for more or less any official qualification. Awarding Organisations usually require you to have this if you’re going to teach or assess other people, but it’s often hard to know what this means. Put […]


March 3, 2020

How much work is it to achieve my Assessor award?

You might be thinking of going for the Level 3 CAVA Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement. (It’s the qualification that enables Assessors to work in any assessment environment using a range of assessment methods) If so you’ll certainly have to do some work. It’s a professional qualification and these things aren’t given away for free […]


February 26, 2020

How much work is it to get the Level 4 IQA award?

If you are thinking of going for the ‘Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice’ (the qualification that qualifies you to carry out internally quality assurance activities independently) you’ll definitely need to do some work.  Being an Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) is an important role as you’ll be responsible […]


February 5, 2020

What will I need to do to on the Level 4 CET (Certificate in Education and Training) teaching assessments?

One of the most important things you’ll need to complete to pass the Level 4 CET course is to be observed while you are teaching your own students at your workplace. This means that our tutor will observe you while you are teaching. This can be carried out in a wide variety of workplaces wherever […]


December 18, 2019

How will I be assessed on the Diploma in Education and Training course?

How will I be assessed? That’s a big question! Is your biggest aspiration to become a fully qualified and recognised teacher? Then, enrol onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training! Have you already done this? Excellent choice! In order to successfully achieve the qualification, and hold your well-deserved certificate in your hands, you […]


July 11, 2019

What can I do after the Level 3 AET course?

I’ve completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training and now I’ve started running training courses at work. What can I do next?


June 6, 2019

Meeting the Needs of Visually Impaired Learners

If you ever have a chance to teach learners with visual impairment, you will need to make modifications to your teaching style and training structure to accommodate them.


December 18, 2018

Assessing in the Work Environment

If you have ever thought about becoming an assessor? Perhaps your employer runs training courses and you want to be involved, or you’re looking for a new career, promotion or indeed a pay rise (are you reading this boss?) then you’ve most likely had a look at the assessing qualifications available.


November 8, 2018

SET Conference

On Wednesday, the 7th of November 2018, I represented Carlton Training at the first annual . As I entered the fancy lobby of the VOX Centre in Birmingham, I was greeted by organizers who soon gave me my SET badge and pin , as well as a goodies bag, with lots of magazines, brochures, notepads […]


October 11, 2018

What you can learn from the DET Course?

The DET (Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training) is a vocational qualification that allows you to become a fully qualified teacher by gaining QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills). Once you’ve completed the qualification and gained your certificate, you can apply for QTLS by submitting an application to the Society for Education and Training […]