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Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

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City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (6317-31)

This qualification is for people working in, or looking to enter roles in assessment and internal quality assurance.

SKU: 33900


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This course is for assessors/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 Witnesses
  • Learner Statements
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

This is one of the assessment and quality assurance qualifications, part of an integrated suite of Training Assessment Quality Assurance (TAQA) qualifications for training, assessment and quality assurance practitioners.

  • No formal entry requirements
  • You will be expected to be in relevant job role
  • Entry is subject to attending a course information session or informal interview

The units to be studied will include:

  • Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment


Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually. Visit our Welsh Language in the College page to find out what else is available to you.

  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Visits from your assessor to your place of work

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of roles, including:

  • Assessor
  • Internal Quality Assurer (IQA)
  • Lead¬†Internal Quality Assurer
  • Centre Co-ordinator
  • No additional equipment required

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

  • No additional costs

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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