November 29, 2023
Assessor Courses in the UK: Your Ultimate Guide
Anybody interested in becoming an assessor, or existing assessors requiring an official assessor qualification to continue their current role, will see that there is a baffling variety of qualifications available. Here’s your straightforward guide to assessor courses in the UK and how to pick the right one for you. What does an Assessor do? Before […]
August 21, 2023
How to Become an NVQ Assessor in 4 Steps
Stepping into the world of assessing can be a fulfilling venture, especially for those seeking to make a tangible difference in the development and growth of others. Becoming an NVQ assessor is a promising career choice, with a wide variety of course providers and qualifications around the country needing assessors. If you’re intrigued by this […]
May 10, 2023
What is the difference between Teaching and Assessing?
When it comes to teaching and assessing, there are a surprising amount of areas where they overlap. However, when it comes to the difference between teaching and assessing, their foundations are very different. Let’s dive in! Teaching Teaching is where you pass on your skills and knowledge to other people – this could be in […]
April 17, 2023
Adult Education Training Acronyms: Your Ultimate Guide
If you’re diving into the world of adult education and training, then chances are you’ve already come across some of these confusing adult education training acronyms. In fact, the whole education sector is rife with acronyms, initials and odd little three-letter addendums. You’re certainly not alone if you think these are confusing, inconsistent and generally […]
March 28, 2023
What is the difference between CAVA and TAQA?
If you’re looking into education or training qualifications, you have probably come across the terms CAVA and TAQA. You might have noticed them in job adverts and specifications or heard other professionals saying things like “I’m on a CAVA course” or “He’s going to get his TAQA soon”. And while we can understand why you […]
February 28, 2023
What can I do with a CAVA qualification?
Congratulations are in order if you’ve achieved your Level 3 CAVA Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement! You have taken a major step towards boosting your career and status in your education and training career. Now you have completed your CAVA course, it’s time to review what you can do with a CAVA qualification and decide […]
February 10, 2023
EQA Visits: What to Expect
If you’re working at an organisation offering any sort of accredited qualifications, you are bound to experience an EQA visit at some point. Whether you are an IQA, a teacher or an assessor, you have likely heard people talking about EQA visits, often with a sense of fear. People discuss these visits as if they’re […]
January 10, 2023
What is an A1 Assessor Course?
An A1 assessor course is often used to describe a training course for people who want to become qualified assessors. The official title of the assessor qualification gained is “A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods”. Holders of an A1 assessor award typically have a broad background in assessing candidates through various methods. […]
December 21, 2022
Online Learning vs Traditional Learning
Online training has come a long way in recent years, indeed the uptake for online training, or e-learning, worldwide is shortly due to pass those of traditional face-to-face courses. So when looking at online learning vs traditional learning, how do they compare? To consider whether any training is truly worthwhile, we have to consider three […]
October 28, 2022
How long does a CAVA qualification take?
If you’re considering pursuing a CAVA qualification then you may be wondering how much time you need to dedicate to your course. The good news is that online CAVA courses are a lot more common nowadays, meaning you’ll be able to fit your course around your lifestyle. That being said, you still need to “put […]