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Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Course Overview

This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking to develop their knowledge of the principles and different aspects of being an assessor. Topics covered include planning for assessment, involving learners and others in assessment, understanding quality assurance in assessment, managing information relating to assessment, and the legal and good practice requirements assessors should be aware of.

Key Information

Course Length
30 hours

Course Level
Level 3

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 3 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Direct Debit

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In this course, learners will look at types of assessment, the role and responsibilities of the assessor, legislation relating to assessment and considerations to be made when planning assessment. They will also learn about different ways of involving learners and others in assessment, the importance of quality assurance and how to track and monitor assessments. Other topics covered include giving feedback, using technology in assessment, CPD, and other good practice in relation to assessment.

  • Unit 1: Understand the principles and requirements of assessment
  • Unit 2: Understand how to plan assessment / understand how to involve learners and others in assessment
  • Unit 3: Understand how to manage information relating to assessment
  • Unit 4: Understand the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment / understand quality assurance of the assessment process

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