• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Tutors and
    Support

Course Overview

The programme delivery will consist of three taught sessions along with continuing individual tutorial support and guidance. You will be assessed for this qualification by the course team undertaking three observations of the assessment in your specific subject area.

Level
Level 3
Duration
Complete within 36 weeks
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
£811
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Units and Structure

The course is delivered through 3 classroom based teaching sessions and these are followed by individual tutorials and observations.

The course units are:

  • Unit 301: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment.
  • Unit 302: Assess occupational competence in the work environment.
  • Unit 303: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

All learners will need to complete an application and interview prior to commencement. You will need to have access to at least two learners who you are able to assess for the assessor course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Debbie Pulleyblank

Debbie Pulleyblank

Programme Leader Teacher Education

I have been working in Education for since 1994 both in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands, teaching from Level 2 to Level 7 in the Further Education and Skills sector. I have also been involved in designing curriculum for Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Professional Programmes.

My industry background lies in Fashion and Textiles, but after moving into teaching I have worked closely with trainee teachers and acted in a mentor role to numerous new employees. I am also a qualified assessor, and have acted as an internal verifier and external verifier both in Further Education and Higher Education.

I am currently employed as a Lecturer in Education within the Department of Education, Health and Community Practice working across the suite of teacher training and education programmes.

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Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Progression and Employment

Learners completing the assessor’s qualification often either move into an assessor role or become an assessor within their current teaching/training role.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

David Feeney
01302 558290
david.feeney@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

All learners will need to complete an application and interview prior to commencement. You will need to have access to at least two learners who you are able to assess for the assessor course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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