Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (ACWE)

The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (RQF) is a nationally accredited workplace assessing qualification. 

It is designed to give learners the knowledge and skills to assess occupational competence within their own industry.

Guided learning hours (GLH) - 54 hours
Qualification number -  600/3861/5 
Credit value - 9

Awarding Body This course is nationally certified by an awarding body

About this course

The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment gives learners the knowledge and skills to accurately assess employees competence in the workplace.

The course has two units:
  1.  Understanding the principles and practices of assessment 
  2.  Assess occupational competence in the work environment 

The course assessment is a portfolio evidence that consists of a written assessment and four workplace assessments.

Why this course?

This qualification is intended for those who assess occupational competence in the work environment.

You do not need previous experience in assessing, but must have access to a minimum of two candidates to carry out your practical assessments. 

The qualification is suitable for all workplaces, including:
  • construction
  • engineering
  • telecommunications
  • railway
  • aviation 

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£540.00 (£450.00 ex VAT)

We deliver the three day classroom course regularly in London and Manchester.

During the three days you will complete the written assessment for Unit 1 and our experienced tutor will help you plan your workplace assessments.

After the three days you will return to work to complete your four workplace assessments, with a Train Aid assessor visiting you to observe the final assessment. 
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£3,000.00 (£2,500.00 ex VAT)

Price based on 6 students, £200.0 per additional
Clients looking to book a group of employees on the course often choose this format. 

It means the course can be delivered onsite on dates that suit you and the content can be tailored to your specific needs.

We can train up to twelve employees on each course.
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£450.00 (£375.00 ex VAT)

The three day video webinar course simulates our classroom course virtually online. You still have the advantage of a live tutor and peers, but without the need to travel.

Unit 1 is completed electronically during the three days under the guidance of your tutor. 

After the virtual three days you return to work to carry out the four practical workplace assessments.
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£330.00 (£275.00 ex VAT)

Our self paced online courses can be started at any point and gives learners the most flexibility. 

Electronic presentations with pre recorded videos guide you through the theoretical Unit 1 and help you plan your four workplace assessments.

This format is very popular with learners outside the UK. 
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