Training Through Excellence

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (level 5 on the National Framework)

The VTCT Certificate in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is a practical-based qualification intended for assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.
Suitable for tutors of all awarding bodies including ITEC and City & Guilds.
This qualification is aligned to the national framework of qualifications at level 5.

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at tutors who wish to guide learners through the assessment process through all awarding bodies. Learners will be required to develop a portfolio of evidence including examples of your candidates work, assessment plans, and feedback to candidates and conduct practical assessments.

Course Content

• Understand the principles and practice of assessment

• Assessing Vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

• Assessing Occupational Competency in the work environment

Leaning Outcomes • Principles and requirements of assessments

• Types of assessment methods

• Demonstrate assessment planning

• Managing information relating to assessment

• Planning the assessment within the work environment

• Provide feedback following the assessment


Completed in a 3 – 6 month period
1 day tutorial
1 day carrying out 2 assessment observations in a realistic training environment
Course book, notes and ongoing support throughout the course.
Course Fees €500.00 Deposit of €200.00 Required. Final payment due on last day of training. Payments can be made through our online payment facility or email: to arrange cheque or cash payments.