Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

This qualification is intended for assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment and assess the knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin assessment. Learners will be assessed by observation, examining the products of work and questioning/discussions.

How this course will empower you

  • Be able to plan the assessment of occupational competence
  • Plan the assessment of occupational competence to address learner needs and current achievements
  • Be able to make assessment decisions about occupational competence
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of occupational competence
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing occupational competence
  • An ideal CPD recognition

How this course is structured

To be awarded the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, learners are required to successfully complete 2 mandatory units:

  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment

Entry Criteria

The qualification is designed for learners aged 19 and above. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification.

What kind of support do I get during the course

  • 24/7 online access to resources
  • Practical exercises, short case studies and examples that will prepare you for the final assessment
  • A subject expert who will give you feedback on your formative assessments and report
  • Access to library facilities for books, journals, whitepapers etc


On successful completion, you will receive a nationally recognised certificate – Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment. This qualification is awarded by NCFE. Candidates must gain a minimum of 9 credits to achieve this qualification.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to higher level qualifications

Mode of study

Online: Start Anytime
Classroom: – Please contact our admissions department for dates


Total Course fee: £360.00 (No hidden charges)

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4 months (Flexible)

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