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Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA)

This replaces the old A1 course and is intended for individuals that need to carry out assessments in the classroom or work environment. It consists of two classroom days and a third day where your tutor will observe you in your current assessing role.

Candidates are awarded a nationally accredited qualification by its conclusion. Enabling assessments to be carried out on site, within colleges and on NVQ programmes.
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Per place: £594.00 (£495.00 ex VAT)

What's involved?

The course consists of two classroom days covering the theoretical elements of the course and one observational visit.

The entire theoretical unit is completed in the classroom days, and your teacher will set you up to make the rest of the course as straightforward as possible.

The practical element requires learners to carry out four assessments on two different employees in their workplace. Learners complete a portfolio of the assessment plans, evidence and feedback.

What you get out of it

On completion of the course you will gain a nationally recognised assessing certificate, with the flexibility to assess in both the work and classroom environments.

The aim of the course is to give candidates the skills and knowledge to guide others through their learning process with constructive and accurate feedback. Assessing is an ever growing field and this qualification is likely to open up several employment opportunities.

It provides one third of the qualifications to run your own training centre and teach on the courses yourself.  This is known as the Teaching, Assessing & Quality Assurance (TAQA) pathway of qualifications.

Who's it for?

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) is for people that want the qualification to assess in the classroom or work environment. This includes the following sectors:

  • Construction
  • Early Years
  • Health & Social Care
  • College & Schools
  • Hairdressing & Beauty
  • Hospitality

What will I learn?

On successful completion of the course learners will understand the different types of assessment and how effective assessing is vital in guiding candidates through the learning pathway. 

Candidates will gain the skills and knowledge to evaluate practitioners carrying out assessments in the classroom and work environment.