CAVA (Assessing Vocational Achievement) - Level 3 Certificate

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Start Date: 1 February 2023
Duration: 23 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
Suitable for: Adults
Level: Level 3
Time of Day: Daytime
Location: Tottenham Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

CAVA is a nationally accepted qualification to give you the skills and sound assessment principles needed to assess in simulated environments, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies, and RPL assessments.

You will cover all the essential principles and practices of training, assessment, and quality assurance, including assessing competence and achievement. Learning is closely linked with your current work environment. The course is structured across half-day workshops, covering key aspects of the programme, observations work-based assessments, professional discussions, and regular 1-1 progress meetings with your tutor.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The Assessor qualification requires the completion of the following 3 units:

Unit 301 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

This is a knowledge only unit. The practitioner will be required to complete written questions and a professional discussion to achieve the unit.

Unit 302 – Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

This unit is for practitioners who assess the achievement of their learner’s competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examination of work products and the use of questions.

This competence-based unit requires the practitioner to be assessed via professional discussion, workplace observation and the submission of a portfolio of evidence.

Unit 303 – Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

This unit is for practitioners who assess their learner’s achievement in vocationally related situations including classrooms or workshops, using the following assessment methods: skills tests, assignments and projects.

This competence-based unit requires the practitioner to be assessed via professional discussion, workplace observation and the submission of a portfolio of evidence.

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

To be working in the post-16 sector assessing knowledge and/or skills in vocationally related subject areas.

To have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment methods include observation, witness testimony, interview and discussion, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, and case studies.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This qualification can help you to progress in your career as a Qualified Assessor and Trainer. Learners may also choose to take one of the following related qualifications:-Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector -Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector -Level 5 Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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