NVQ Assessor

If you are competent in any subject or area of expertise you can assess NVQs! This course provides the knowledge, required qualification and resources to work as an assessor in your chosen industry.

If you intend using Enhanced Learning Credits to help pay towards this course it is listed under the full course title: Pearson EDEXCEL Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

*Please be aware that due to the Covid-19 restrictions on Social Distancing, this course will be delivered by Virtual Classroom Technology until further notice*
Further details and technical requirements for attending Virtual delivery of this course can be found in the 'Supporting Documents' section below.

Next Scheduled Date: 5 Sep 2022

  • Location: RRC Cottesmore
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Funding:
  • Total Cost: £654.47
  • Total Cost Post-October 2022: £669.92
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Why take this course?

This course will equip you with the skills to work as a productive and effective vocational assessor in the training industry. You will have personal support and guidance to help you finish your Portfolio. NVQ Assessors support and assess learners that are working towards their National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs). An NVQ Assessor will assess and train learners in order for them to gain the occupational standards needed to achieve their qualification.

Is this the right course for me?

This course is designed for Service leavers planning a career in the training industry. This course will give you the underpinning knowledge/resources you will require to conduct the role of an assessor. 


Pearson EDEXCEL Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment


The course is open to all Service personnel; however, a minimum of level 2 numeracy and literacy would be advantageous and a good working knowledge of IT. It is especially suited to those who wish to pursue a career in the training industry.

Fees & Funding

  • Course Fee £609.47
  • Exam Fee £45.00
  • Total Cost £654.47

Course Content

Service leavers completing the course will gain:

  • The NVQ Assessors qualification, which will allow practitioners (on successful completion) to assess occupational competence in the work environment. 
  • The course will encourage trainees to assess students while they are working through observation, questioning, and interviewing those around the student.
  • Each candidate will be provided with a portfolio containing sample documentation relating directly to the awarding body standards.

Throughout the duration of the programme every candidate’s portfolio will be sampled by the internal verifier.


Career Opportunities

Opportunities exist as an assessor/tutor in all occupational areas where vocational qualifications exist, for example construction, care, catering, engineering, retail and hairdressing. Employment can also be held at a training provider or college or as an in-house assessor for a large organisation where staff complete vocational qualifications. 

NVQ Assessor

Scheduled dates and locations

Here are the next available dates. To check availability or to book a place contact
  • Date Location Availability
  • 5 Sep 2022 RRC Cottesmore
    Good Availability
  • 12 Dec 2022 RRC Cottesmore
    Good Availability
  • 27 Mar 2023 RRC Cottesmore
    Good Availability
  • 24 Jul 2023 RRC Cottesmore
    Good Availability
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