Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in a Work Environment ACWE

The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in a Work Environment includes 2 out of the 3 units from the current suite of Assessor Qualifications.

It qualifies you to assess learners in their place of work but not in a learning environment. If you wish to assess learners in their learning environment, then you will need the AVRA.

However, we would highly recommend another alternative, the CAVA (Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement). It is the CAVA that would fully-qualify you as an Assessor; enabling you to assess candidates in their workplace AND in learning environments.

Now, let’s get down to business on ACWE.

The Essential Course Details

We like to keep it as simple and straightforward as possible for prospective learners to find the course information they need. So below, we have outlined the essential course details that everyone will need to know before starting their ACWE. 

Duration

The duration of your course is entirely down to you. However, based on 4 – 5 hours of study per week, your course duration would be approximately 5 months.

Delivery

You will work through the vast majority of your course via our online learning system – it is likely that you will need to attend one day at your closest centre as well.

Cost

£575 – If paid in instalments (inc. a £50 enrolment fee.)

£525 – If paid in full (saving you £50!)

Accreditation

We are registered with: Pearson Edexcel, City & Guilds and Industry Qualifications. With B&K, you choose who you want your assessor qualification to be accredited by.

Did You Know...

1 out of 2 of the units in the ACWE qualification requires you to assess two learners.

Brooks & Kirk are the only Assessor Training provider that can guarantee access to learners to assess as part of your ACWE course – regardless of your sector. In addition to that, we don’t do deadlines (unless if you choose to have them).

So whether you have access to learners to assess or not, as long as you’re willing to put in the hard work and stick at it, we can assure you that you will achieve your ACWE qualification and become a qualified assessor with Brooks and Kirk.

The ACWE Broken Down

The ACWE is one of the many qualifications within the ‘TAQA’ (Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance) suite. It is the ACWE that will allow you to assess learners in their workplace – but not in a learning environment.

This Level 3 NVQ probably isn’t as big as you might expect it to be either. If you have previously completed a Level 3 NVQ, you will know that these typically consist of anywhere between 7 to 13 units… The ACWE on the other hand, comprises of just 2 units; and here’s what they involve:

'Understanding Principles and Practices of Assessment'

'Understanding Principles and Practices of Assessment'

Unit 1 is entirely knowledge-based. This unit covers all of the underpinning theory behind the role and responsibilities of an assessor.

We have broken this unit down into 15 manageable tasks; the vast majority of which are assignment-based. ‘Assessment methods’, ‘Use of technology’ and ‘The training cycle’ are just a few of the topics you will cover in this unit.

You will complete this entire unit via a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Although we make a variety of learning resources available to you on our VLE, you will also have unlimited tutor support. So, if you are ever unsure about what a task requires or even if you just need some clarity on some feedback you have received – you can just pick up the phone and speak to someone.

'Understanding Principles and Practices of Assessment'

'Understanding Principles and Practices of Assessment'

Unit 1 is entirely knowledge-based. This unit covers all of the underpinning theory behind the role and responsibilities of an assessor.

We have broken this unit down into 15 manageable tasks; the vast majority of which are assignment-based. ‘Assessment methods’, ‘Use of technology’ and ‘The training cycle’ are just a few of the topics you will cover in this unit.

You will complete this entire unit via a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Although we make a variety of learning resources available to you on our VLE, you will also have unlimited tutor support. So, if you are ever unsure about what a task requires or even if you just need some clarity on some feedback you have received – you can just pick up the phone and speak to someone.

number 2

'Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment'

This unit requires you, the trainee assessor to carry out 2 assessments on 2 learners each – totalling 4 assessments. You will be required to assess their occupational competence within their workplace using ‘Observation’ and at least one other assessment method.

If you do have access to two learners and a suitably qualified assessor, who is willing to observe you assessing those two learners, that’s great. You will be able to assess your two learners whenever is most convenient for you and upload the evidence for this unit onto our VLE.

If you don’t have access to learners to assess, that’s not a problem whatsoever. We can guarantee you access to two learners for you to carry out assessments on. You will be required to attend one day at your closest centre, whereby we will facilitate the assessments on the two learners.

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'Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment'

This unit requires you, the trainee assessor to carry out 2 assessments on 2 learners each – totalling 4 assessments. You will be required to assess their occupational competence within their workplace using ‘Observation’ and at least one other assessment method.

If you do have access to two learners and a suitably qualified assessor, who is willing to observe you assessing those two learners, that’s great. You will be able to assess your two learners whenever is most convenient for you and upload the evidence for this unit onto our VLE.

If you don’t have access to learners to assess, that’s not a problem whatsoever. We can guarantee you access to two learners for you to carry out assessments on. You will be required to attend one day at your closest centre, whereby we will facilitate the assessments on the two learners.

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Any Sector. Anywhere.

You could be looking to work as an: Electrical Engineering Assessor, Early Years Assessor, Business Admin Assessor, an Equine Assessor or any other vocational assessor… the Assessor qualifications work for any industry.

So just like you get a Level 3 NVQ in Customer Service, this is a Level 3 NVQ in Assessing. However, if you’re looking to become a fully-qualified assessor, it’s the CAVA you need.

At Brooks and Kirk, because so much of our course is delivered online AND we can provide access to learners to assess as part of the course; it doesn’t matter what sector you’re from or where you are based, we can help you.

Why Choose Brooks and Kirk?

What, aside from the fact that we have over 20 years’ experience, we train assessors across all industries AND we are the only assessor training provider that guarantees access to learners as part of the course? No worries. Here’s a few more reasons why so many choose Brooks and Kirk…

Our 'Excellent' Learner Reviews

We consider ourselves very fortunate that we have had the opportunity to work with so many brilliant individuals over the last 20 years. During this time, we have also been lucky enough to receive hundreds of learner reviews on our Website, Facebook and our Trustpilot page.

If you would like to have a good read of what our past learners have said about their experience of training with Brooks and Kirk, please take a look at our ‘Learner Reviews‘ page. Alternatively, if you’re just looking for a summary of our learner reviews, we have an:

  • ‘Excellent’ Rating on Trustpilot;
  • Average Rating of 4.8 / 5 on Facebook;
  • Average Rating of 5 / 5 on our Website.

Our 'Excellent' Learner Reviews

We consider ourselves very fortunate that we have had the opportunity to work with so many brilliant individuals over the last 20 years. During this time, we have also been lucky enough to receive hundreds of learner reviews on our Website, Facebook and our Trustpilot page.

If you would like to have a good read of what our past learners have said about their experience of training with Brooks and Kirk, please take a look at our ‘Learner Reviews‘ page. Alternatively, if you’re just looking for a summary of our learner reviews, we have an:

  • ‘Excellent’ Rating on Trustpilot;
  • Average Rating of 4.8 / 5 on Facebook;
  • Average Rating of 5 / 5 on our Website.

Who We Have Worked With

Although we have helped thousands of individuals to gain the assessor qualification they need to change careers, we have also worked with some of the smallest and some of the largest organisations across the UK, to train up their workforce. Here’s just a handful of companies that we have trained assessors for: IBM, Options Skills, Prospero Teaching, Parenta and the National Pharmacy Association (NPA).

In addition to the employers listed above, we are also affiliated with a number of End-Point Assessment Organisations (EPAOs). To name just a few, we train Independent End-Point Assessors (IEPAs) for: NOCN, DSW and Elite Training Services.

Finally, given that Brooks and Kirk originally started out as a Healthcare Training and Consultancy Provider over 20 years ago; we are especially proud to say that we are the dedicated Assessor Training provider for over 15 different NHS Trusts across the country.

Who We Have Worked With

Although we have helped thousands of individuals to gain the assessor qualification they need to change careers, we have also worked with some of the smallest and some of the largest organisations across the UK, to train up their workforce. Here’s just a handful of companies that we have trained assessors for: IBM, Options Skills, Prospero Teaching, Parenta and the National Pharmacy Association (NPA).

In addition to the employers listed above, we are also affiliated with a number of End-Point Assessment Organisations (EPAOs). To name just a few, we train Independent End-Point Assessors (IEPAs) for: NOCN, DSW and Elite Training Services.

Finally, given that Brooks and Kirk originally started out as a Healthcare Training and Consultancy Provider over 20 years ago; we are especially proud to say that we are the dedicated Assessor Training provider for over 15 different NHS Trusts across the country.

Our Friendly yet Professional Style

Brooks and Kirk is a family business that has grown significantly over the past 5 – 10 years. We have a very unique approach to delivering assessor training; one that is focused around you, the learner.

In everything we do, from our course information pages online, to our advice and guidance over the phone, to our feedback provided to learners studying with us; we try and keep all of our communications simple, friendly and informative. To achieve this, we have an experienced team of course advisers, assessors and support staff, all of which are always happy to have an ‘informal but professional’ chat over the phone, whenever you need it. After all, don’t we all prefer to speak to a real human being, rather than an automated chat bot?!

Don’t just take our word for it either, Request a Call Back or give us a call today. We will be happy to discuss any questions or queries you may have regarding becoming an assessor.

Alternatively, if you are just looking to get started…

Our Friendly yet Professional Style

Brooks and Kirk is a family business that has grown significantly over the past 5 – 10 years. We have a very unique approach to delivering assessor training; one that is focused around you, the learner.

In everything we do, from our course information pages online, to our advice and guidance over the phone, to our feedback provided to learners studying with us; we try and keep all of our communications simple, friendly and informative. To achieve this, we have an experienced team of course advisers, assessors and support staff, all of which are always happy to have an ‘informal but professional’ chat over the phone, whenever you need it. After all, don’t we all prefer to speak to a real human being, rather than an automated chat bot?!

Don’t just take our word for it either, Request a Call Back or give us a call today. We will be happy to discuss any questions or queries you may have regarding becoming an assessor.

Alternatively, if you are just looking to get started…

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