The TAQA Level 3 qualification has been instrumental in gaining not only SQA accreditation to deliver a diploma. but also for the Academy to be placed on the List of Registered Training Providers to deliver Apprenticeships.
The City and Guilds Level 3 & 4 Awards & Certificates in Assessment and Quality Assurance (TAQA).
These training courses are available to employers across the majority of sectors. Do you want to increase productivity, future-proof your workforce and learn new skills?
TAQA qualifications are for assessing and assuring the quality of assessment. These qualifications represent a real step-change in the approach to qualifications for assessment and quality assurance. For the first time, knowledge is formally recognised as the basis for sound performance through the mandatory inclusion of a knowledge or theory unit in all the qualifications.
What you'll learn
Level 3 Assessor:
3 Units available with three Awards and Certificate:
The Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
A knowledge-only award for those who are starting their journey as an assessor, or those who need to know about assessment practice but are not currently practicing. (unit 301)
The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is for practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment. (units 301 and 302)
The Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement is for practitioners who assess knowledge and skills in vocationally related subject areas. (units 301 and 303)
The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is for practitioners who may use all the above-listed assessment methods based on assessment principles (units 301, 302 and 303)
Level 4 IAQ:
3 Units available with two Awards and Certificate:
The Level 4 Award in in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is a knowledge-only award for those starting their journey. (unit 401)
The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is for practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process from within a centre/organisation. (units 401 and 402)
The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is for practitioners who lead the internal quality assurance process within a centre/ organisation. (units 401, 402, 403)
The level 3 qualifications are open to trainers and assessors who carry out assessments in most learning environments. Designed for anyone assessing in all occupational sectors. It provides a pathway for the learner to understand assessment. You can select the units that meet the requirements of your job role.
The Level 4 qualification are open to trainers and assessors who carry out assessments and are looking to move into a quality assurance role. It provides a pathway for the learner to understand assessment. You can select the units that meet the requirements of your job role.
Registration and certification with City and Guilds.
1 day training session, after this you are then required to work with a mentor and carry out some independent study.
These courses will be face to face training, we also offer some support sessions.
We will provide you with materials needed for this course.
Please note, for Level 3 you will be required to identify two learners to work with to gain evidence for course modules.
For Level 4, you will be required to identify two assessors to work with to gain evidence for course modules.