TRAINING & EDUCATION
YFL offer a wide range of education and training qualifications for individuals who undertake some form of assessment, quality assurance, coaching and/or mentoring, as part of their job roles and:
Who are supporting learners by mentoring in the workplace
Whose role is to support and advise
Where the practitioner will be monitoring and reviewing progress with individuals and or organisations
Will be required to regularly evaluate and develop own practice
Evaluate and analysis of data through quality assurance
Plan and allocate work, make changes to original work plans
Some use of information technology to monitor staff development processes.
YFL EDUCATION & TRAINING PRODUCTS
Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is for practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of others (e.g. witnesses), learners statements and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).This qualification consists of one theory unit which assesses a candidate's knowledge of the principles and practices of assessment and one practical unit which assesses a candidate assessor's competence in assessing the occupational competence of others. Primary evidence for the learning outcomes must come from the candidate assessor assessing two real learners on two occasions in a real work environment against approved standards/criteria. These assessments will be observed.
Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
The Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocational Achievement is a practical-based qualification intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (i.e. workshop, classroom or other training environment).The purpose of this qualification is to provide the candidate with the skills, knowledge, and understanding to assess occupational competence in the work environment as well as assessing vocationally related achievement in environments other than the workplace (i.e., a workshop, classroom or other training environment).
Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement Award replaced the A1 Assessor Award. These revised standards are designed to reflect the requirements of Assessors in all occupational sectors, and are the benchmark of good practice in the assessment of NVQ qualifications and have been updated in-line with the new QCF framework.This qualification is for candidates who need to be qualified in all aspects of assessment. Specifically, it is for those who assess occupational competence both in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding outside of the workplace (e.g. in a workshop, classroom or other training environment). The qualification is transferable to any sector candidates have occupational competence in and provides a national benchmark of good practice for England.
Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance Process and Practice
The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualification will provide you with high quality, nationally recognised qualifications. This qualification will enable candidates to develop their skills, gain underpinning knowledge and understanding and demonstrate competence in the workplace.
Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance Processes and Practice
The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is designed for practitioners who lead the internal quality assurance process and have a responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment proves and practice, and the performance of assessors; it is also ideal for those who develop systems and lead on visits from outside agencies, such as awarding organisations.
Level 4 Award in Externally Quality Assuring the Quality of Assessment Processes and Practice
Level 4 Award in the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF) is a practical-based qualification intended for those who maintain the quality of assessment from outside an organisation or assessment centre, usually on behalf of an awarding organisation.