September 7, 2021
An EQA visit
“…the assessment strategy has been fully complied with and the assessment team had implemented a robust and effective assessment process.” Making sure we have good people doing good work are the foundations of the Carlton Training operations. This certainly shows up not just in customer satisfaction but also inspections like this on behalf of awarding […]
June 21, 2021
What’s the difference between an Assessor and an IQA?
You might have wondered what the difference is between an Assessor and IQA. Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers (IQAs) are both involved with learners and qualifications. They both make sure things are done to set standards. They also both keep records and notes of what they do. So you won’t be surprised that there are […]
February 24, 2021
Why should I take an Assessor qualification?
Why should I take an Assessor qualification? If you’ve heard people talking about being an assessor and thought about doing this yourself you might be wondering if you really need to take an Assessor qualification. After all, you’re probably experienced and/or qualified in your industry and know what you’re doing, so why get an additional […]
January 4, 2021
GLH, RQF, TQT, EQA, IQA – a confusing bunch of letters!
If you’re looking at taking a training course which leads to a proper, recognised, qualification then you’ve probably noticed that the whole area is rife with acronyms, initials and odd little three-letter addendums. You’re certainly not alone if you think that these are confusing, inconsistent and, well, generally a pain to deal with. We’re talking […]
December 21, 2020
Online training – is it worthwhile?
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. But how does it compare with traditional bricks and mortar learning? To consider whether any training is truly worthwhile we really have to consider three things:1. […]
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.