November 30, 2020
What does Occupational Competence mean?
Put simply it means having up to date knowledge and skills in your subject area, ie those things you want to teach or assess. And you have to be able to prove this, and there are two main ways to prove Occupational Competence – experience and qualifications. 1. Experience The most common way to achieve […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
May 16, 2017
Will Qualifications Help Me Get a Better Job?
Are you looking to take the next step in your career or even looking to change your career path? If you’re thinking about taking the next step and getting yourself a qualification, read this article.
February 16, 2015
If you are teaching or training people you’ve probably already come across the term assessing and already met people who describe their roles as “Assessor”, but it is often unclear exactly what assessment involves and what assessors actually do.
April 29, 2014
What is the difference between Teaching and an Assessing?
Teaching Teaching is where you pass on your skills and knowledge to other people – this could be in a classroom, college, workplace, or another setting. It could be on the job or during specific lessons.
February 11, 2014
What is the highest assessor award and what does it involve?
The most comprehensive assessor course available is the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement which you can gain following our 3-day course.
July 6, 2013
Good practice in the assessment process: 5 important tips to follow
Whether you assess students in a classroom or workshop or colleagues in a workplace you may benefit from the following tips which can help you ensure good practice in the assessment process:
June 11, 2013
Being an Assessor: what training ? which qualification ?
Assessors unlike invigilators are experts in their field and like to share their understanding of a subject for the benefit of others. They put their professional wisdom and experience to use by supporting students who want to get a qualification. The scope to work extends across any subject field that requires people to be formally […]