1Course Overview

Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Course code: BT004

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Develop your knowledge of the principles and practices of assessment, from home, with this RQF Ofqual regulated Level 3 award.

This course:

  • Is a single unit theory knowledge course will help those looking to work towards becoming a qualified assessor
  • Is a useful qualification targeted at anyone looking to understand the principles of assessment without actually assessing
  • Explores the principles and practices of assessment
  • Helps you learn the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment
  • Investigates the quality assurance of the assessment process

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace.

You will receive all of the course material through an online eLearning portal, so it couldn’t be easier. Your experienced and friendly tutor is always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

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2Course Content

Qualification Title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (RQF)

Qualification Number: 601/3913/4

Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Principles and practices of assessment
  • Principles and requirements of assessment
  • Different types of assessment method
  • Planning assessment
  • Involving learners and others in assessment
  • Making assessment decisions
  • Quality assurance of the assessment process
  • Managing information relating to assessment
  • Legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment
3Other Information

You will be assessed through assignments that will take place throughout the course. You will send these to your tutor for marking.

Course Duration

Learners have 90 days to complete this course.

Study Method

You will be studying through an online portal which will include interactive modules with associated assignments. You will have access to online personal tutor support to help you throughout the course. They will be available via email.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive the Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment awarded by Training Qualification UK (TQUK).

Training Qualifications UK offers a wide range of qualifications which are recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (OFQUAL), the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills, Wales (Welsh Government) Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). Their qualifications are developed by industry experts and are user friendly and accessible.

All of their qualifications come with a detailed qualification specification and an information sheet to support in the delivery and assessment of the qualification. Their qualification specifications include a range of information regarding the qualification such as the units, assessment methods and progression routes available.

Their qualifications have been developed with flexibility in mind. This means that for a large number of their qualifications, an approved TQUK centre will be able to choose assessment methods that they feel best suit their learner's needs.


Your Questions Answered

What are the requirements for this course?

Students should be 18 years old and will need to have a Level 2 in numeracy and English.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

Learners have 90 days to complete this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Online learning platform
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assessment marking and feedback
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?

No, everything is included in the price.

How will I get my work assessed?

After you have successfully completed you assignments you will receive the Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
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Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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