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NVQ Assessor Course

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

If you’re interested in becoming an assessor and want to assess vocational competence in your sector, then the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is the qualification you need. 

This course is designed to train NVQ, On-Programme or End-Point Assessors in any industry. You will be able to use this qualification to assess in any area you are deemed occupationally competent in.

Start Any Time
No Hidden Fees
100% Pass Rate
Unlimited Tutor Support
Access to Learners to Assess
Previously Known as D32/D33 and A1 Assessor

Key Features

Access to Learners

Available for your assessor training

Blended Learning Course

Online learning + one day in-person

No Hidden Fees

From registration to certification

100% Pass Rate

100% chance of success

Unlimited Tutor Support

Responsive and knowledgeable tutors

Course Duration

Up to 2 years to complete your course

NVQ Assessor Course Description

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Previously known as A1 assessor course and D32 assessor course
15 Credits
84 Guided Learning Hours
115 Hours Total Qualification Time
Online Study + 1 Face-to-Face Session
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What is the NVQ Assessor Course About?

The Level 3 CAVA assessor qualification is the ideal choice for you if you are seeking to become a fully qualified assessor in your sector. With this certification in hand, you will have the necessary credentials to carry out assessments confidently and accurately, ensuring that learners meet the required standards set by industry regulations and standards bodies.

This assessor course is an industry standard qualification. Whether you’re looking to become an Electrical Engineering Assessor; Early Years Assessor; Business Admin Assessor, or any other vocational assessor, the assessor qualification you need is the same – the CAVA.

The CAVA course has previously also been known as the A1 assessor course, the D32/D33 assessor course, and is also sometimes confused to be the TAQA course. But, the CAVA is the current and up to date qualification that you will need to become a fully qualified assessor.

How Does the Assessor Training Course Work?


Pay in full or instalments and obtain access to the Virtual Learning Environment


Receive unlimited tutor support whilst you work through your assessor training course 


Upon completion of your assessor course you will gain a fully regulated assessor qualification

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What Will I Get From My Assessor Training?

Our assessor training course offers a well-structured and in-depth curriculum designed to enhance your understanding of assessment principles, methods, and techniques. Throughout the course, you will explore various assessment strategies, learn how to adapt your approach to different learners, and develop your communication and observation skills. This comprehensive assessor training ensures that you are well-prepared to handle the diverse challenges that may arise during the assessment process.

By enrolling on our assessor training course, you gain access to experienced trainers who will guide you through the course material and provide valuable insights based on their extensive industry knowledge. They will support you in developing a deep understanding of assessment practices, ensuring that you can confidently apply your skills in real-world scenarios.

Invest in You

Investing in assessor training is an investment in your professional growth and career advancement. The Level 3 CAVA assessor qualification is nationally recognised and respected within the industry, making it a valuable asset for individuals seeking employment as assessors or looking to progress in their current roles.

NVQ Assessor Course Enrolment Options

Full Payment

SAVE £100
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Access to Learners Included
Unlimited Tutor Support
No Hidden Extra Costs
Flexible Start Dates

One-off upfront cost of £660.

Monthly Payment

Spread the Cost Over 12 Months
Easy Monthly Payments
Access to Learners Included
Unlimited Tutor Support
No Hidden Extra Costs
Flexible Start Dates
£59.17 pcm

Based on a £50 registration deposit. £59.17 per month spread across 12 months. Total cost of the course is £760.

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Learners are at the heart of our business. Join a cohort of over 2500+ people who have achieved the qualification of their dreams. Take a look at some of the brilliant reviews we have from our learners who completed our NVQ assessor course. 

Detailed Breakdown of the NVQ Assessor Course

The entire assessor training course typically takes around 5-6 months to complete, assuming a study commitment of a few hours per week. Throughout this duration, learners engage with the VLE, attend a study day, collaborate with fellow trainees, and receive ongoing support from tutors. 

The course structure aims to provide a well-rounded learning experience that balances theoretical knowledge with practical application, preparing individuals to become competent and confident assessors.

CAVA Course Content

Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

The first unit in the assessor training course focuses on developing a strong theoretical foundation. It covers the fundamental principles and practices of assessment, emphasising the role and responsibilities of an assessor. This unit is completed through a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) provided by Brooks and Kirk, the training provider. The VLE offers a variety of educational resources, such as videos and learning materials, to support learners in their assignments. Additionally, learners have access to unlimited tutor support, ensuring they receive guidance and assistance throughout the unit.

Unit 2 – Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

Unit 2 concentrates on assessing learners in their actual work environments. To enhance practical understanding, a face-to-face study day is arranged at one of Brooks and Kirk’s offices located in London (Fulham), Manchester, Coventry, or Boston (Lincolnshire). During this study day, trainee assessors collaborate with up to four other learners and a tutor from Brooks and Kirk. This interactive session allows participants to apply their knowledge and receive expert guidance. Following the study day, written assignments related to the unit are completed on the VLE, similar to Unit 1.

Unit 3 – Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

The final unit of the assessor training course focuses on assessing learners’ vocational skills, knowledge, and understanding within a learning environment. Similar to Unit 2, part of this unit is completed during the face-to-face study day, where trainee assessors work together with their peers and tutor. The remaining assignments associated with Unit 3 are subsequently completed on the VLE, ensuring a blended learning approach that combines practical experience with theoretical understanding.

Frequently Asked Questions

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If you have any questions about our NVQ assessor course, or any of the other courses we offer here at Brooks and Kirk, please feel free to give our friendly team a call or send us an email. We’re open from 9am – 6.30pm Monday – Friday to answer your calls, and emails will be responded to within a maximum of one working day. There’s no obligations to sign up to the course, we’re more than happy to provide you with advice and guidance.

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Access to Learners Available

In order to become a fully qualified NVQ Assessor, you need access to two learners to assess throughout your assessor course. We can give access to these learners for you, to provide peace at mind and avoid hassle. Whilst the majority of your course is online, there is one face-to-face study day involved in the NVQ assessor course where you will need access to learners.

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Study Anywhere, Anytime

With Assessor Training delivered by Brooks and Kirk, you can complete your NVQ assessor course from anywhere at any time. From the comfort of your own home in your dressing gown and slippers, to the staff room on your break. As long as you have a computer or laptop and access to the internet, you can access hours of learning material and resources on our online learning system, Moodle.

Unlimited Course Support

Throughout your NVQ assessor course, you will receive unlimited course support from our expert tutors. Support can be given via phone calls, emails, and video chats, as often as you need. The NVQ assessor course has a 100% pass rate, as we will help you every step of the way until each assignment has reached its full pass mark. Rest assured, there’s no chance of failure with Brooks and Kirk.

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Why Choose Brooks and Kirk?

25 Years of being TAQA Training Specialists

Brooks and Kirk have been delivering training for over 25 years. Now, we are the specialists in everything related to TAQA. From the days of the D32 assessor course, to the A1 assessor course, and in 2022 the CAVA assessor course, not to mention everything else in the TAQA suite of qualifications. In that time, we have been rated 5* stars across Google, Facebook and Trustpilot and have worked with thousands of individuals to achieve their desired qualification. We have also had the privilege to work with many organisations throughout the UK, including a huge variety of NHS Trusts, Universities, the Met Police, IBM, Food Standards Agency, and hundreds more.

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