If you are considering a role in vocational assessment, or need to know about assessment practice but are not currently practising, then this knowledge-only course could be for you. You might be delivering the training on a vocational programme or performing the role of internal quality assurer/verifier.
Content and structure
The course covers the following topics:
• The principles of assessment
• Different types of assessment
• How to plan assessment and make assessment decisions
• Quality assurance
• How to manage information
• Legal and good practice requirements
Delivery and duration
This course is delivered online, utilising e-learning.
There are a number of online short-answer questions.
You will receive a YSD digital badge following successful completion of the online questions to highlight your achievement of the learning outcomes.
For an additional fee you will also be eligible for the YMCA Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment.
You may decide that you want to progress to the Vocational Assessor course to achieve a recognised qualification from YMCA Awards that will enable you to practice as an assessor: Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally-Related Achievement.
You will be able to access this course at a reduced price upon successful completion of the Understanding Vocational Assessment course. Contact us to find out more.
The product fee includes an annual licence for a single user. The user has unlimited access to the e-learning for 12 months from the date of enrolment. After this time, they will need to renew their licence by re-purchasing the product, should they wish to extend their access.