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Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment



What Qualifications do I get?

With this course you gain the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment



The Benefits

This qualification allows you to assess NVQ qualifications in your chosen field of expertise. On certification you gain 16 Continual Development Points (CPD) with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).


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Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

This qualification comprises of 2 mandatory units

Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Unit 2 – Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

Successful achievement of both units must be achieved for the full qualification.

Are there any Prerequisites?

This qualification is for adults (aged 19+) who wish to widen their career pathway and skill set within their chosen sector through assessing. You must have occupational and technical competence in the areas that you wish to assess.

How will I be assessed?

To achieve the qualification you must complete and pass the following:

  • Worksheet
  • Observation of performance in the work environment
  • Examining products of work
  • Questioning the learner
  • Portfolio of evidence
    N.B. You must have access to at least 2 learners completing an NVQ in your working environment to complete this qualification. The practical assessment will take place in your working environment.

Is there a charge for re taking a part of my assessment?

There will be a £50.00 charge for all theory paper and practical reassessments

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 Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

You will study online via e-learning and work at your own pace. Receive a hard-copy manual and learner achievement portfolio. Tutor support available via email and phone You will book an assessment where an assessor will come and observe you assessing at least 1 learner in their working environment. You will be designated a tutor who will support you throughout your course.

 Course cost £400.00

N.B. N.B. Please note there will be travel costs added to all outside a 50 mile radius of SMART Qualifications head office when we travel to your centre

Please Note the following….

Course Cost is £ 350 if you have already been certificated for  Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of assessment. Again travel costs will be added if our travel to you is outside a 50 mile radius of SMART Qualifications head office.

0% payment plans available on request.

Please read our terms and conditions. 

Awarding body / REPs CPD

SMART Qualifications is an approved training provider for YMCA Awards and Active IQ. On achieving the assessment process and the quality assurance process is completed your nationally recognised certificate will be processed. On certification you can gain 16 Continual Development Points (CPD)


NVQ Assessor

This course is for all who are 19+ and are wishing to pursue a career in assessing NVQs. This qualification is open to all industries not just the fitness industry. Assess NVQs in your specialist field.



Once qualified this qualification will allow you to move onto the Active IQ Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (VRQs) and / or progress to the Level 4 Quality Assurance qualifications.


0% Payment plans available

Spread the cost with 0% financing. Credit subject to application and status.

Interested In the Assessing Competence in the Work Place Course?

Call us for a chat 0800 0433 600

 “‘I would like to thank Suzanna and the team at Smart Qualifications for supporting me throughout my training to complete two level 3 qualifications. The teaching resources made my learning experience enjoyable as the content was engaging and when submitting assessments I was given constructive feedback shortly afterwards. When looking to gain future qualifications, SQ’s will be my first choice. 

Daniel – Lancashire

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