Level 3 Award & Certificate in Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA) (Part-Time)

Course Overview

This course is one of the Award & Certificate in Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA) qualifications (6317). This is for employed individuals who are looking to gain entry to roles in assessment. There are two stages to this course, the first being workshops, which includes an introduction to the award, the assessment requirements and all course content listed below. The second stage occurs in the workplace where the individual is assessed via planning and undertaking assessments and completing assessment records with a mentor. Individuals will have access to an A1 assessor or mentor and assessment decisions must be countersigned by either the assessor or mentor.

This course covers the following topics:
• Introduction to the award and to assessment requirements
• How to plan for assessment, How to assess candidate’s performance and knowledge against national standards
• How to record and process assessment decisions
• How to standardise assessment decisions

Contact: business@nptcgroup.ac.uk for further information.

  • Entry Requirements

    This course is for individuals who are currently working within the area they want to qualify to assess. Individuals must have access to at least 2 candidates who they can assess who are undertaking QCF or NVQ qualifications and be part of an accredited centre.

  • Course Modules

    The course costs £1000 per person. Funding is available, subject to eligibility.

  • Method of Assessment

    Individuals prepare a small portfolio demonstrating their competence as an assessor. Individuals are also observed in their workplace carrying out assessments and giving feedback to their candidates.


Locations across wales or in-house at your business

Course length



£1000.00 – funding available, subject to eligibility