QA Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification allows learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to effectively perform the role of an Assessor in a wide range of contexts.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who need to:

  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding outside the work environment i.e. training setting

Transferable to any sector that the learner has occupational competence in, this qualification provides a national benchmark for best practice in assessing.

Successful learners will leave with the skills required to assess competency based qualifications such as NVQs as well as vocational qualifications such as first aid.

Course Overview

Qualification SpecificationThroughout the qualification Learners will build an in-depth knowledge of assessing, covering key topics including: principles and practices of assessment, types of assessment methods, the importance of quality assurance in assessment processes and more.  For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

3 x Learner Workbooks (includes theory and practical assessments).


Successful learners will receive a personalised QA Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted, subject to any required actions. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).

Learner Registration Fees

Price includes: Trainee Assessor Workbook and Workbook Guides (per unit), Lesson Plans and a PowerPoint Presentation.

Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

Standard Price 150-249 Learners
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250-499 Learners
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500+ Learners
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£44.50 £41.16 £40.05 £38.93