Course description

The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin assessment to support assessment in colleges, training companies and in the workplace.  

This qualification is the first in a set of qualifications aimed at people who assess learners. 

The course includes: 

  • The principles of assessment  
  • Types of assessment  
  • Planning assessment  
  • Assessment decisions 
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Good practice. 

This qualification is intended for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of assessment without any requirement to practice as Assessors. 

On completion of this course, you will achieve:

  • NCFE Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practice of Assessment