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Level 3 Teaching, Assessment, Quality Assurance

Standalone qualification

Qualification Overview

The Level 3 TAQA qualifications provide people who carry out assessment roles in their organisation with the opportunity to develop an improve their practice as well as achieving a professional qualification for their roles.  They have been developed for those working in either accredited learning or non-accredited learning and will equip a wide range of assessors, trainers, facilitators and teachers to support learners and the Level 3 TAQA replaces the A1/A2 Assessor Award.

The qualifications consist a mixture of competence and knowledge based units.  Successful achievers will understand the principles of assessment and have the knowledge to develop and improve systems at their centre.

Training Methods

The programme is work based except inductiona dn review days which are held at one of our training centres or onsite subject to sufficient numbers.  Additional one-to-one support is available throughout.

How will you be assessed?

The units will include different assessment requirements and methods.

For the units where competence is being assessed, methods include:

  • Observation of performance in the work environment;
  • Examining products of work;
  • Questioning and discussions with the learner;
  • Use of others (witness testimony);
  • Looking at learner statements;
  • Recognising prior learning.

For the units where vocational skills, knowledge and understanding are being assessed, methods include:

  • Oral and written questions;
  • Assignments, projects and case studies;
  • Recognising prior learning.

All evidence of assessment practice is submitted in a final portfolio which is signed off by an Internal and External Verifier.

The details

Awarding Body


Entry Requirements

3 years relevant industry experience

Start Date

Any time – contact us now to apply

Course Length

4 – 12 months


Predominantly Work Based with some off the job workshops.


  • Pathway 1: £400 plus VAT
  • Pathway 2: £500 plus VAT
  • Pathway 3: £500 plus VAT
  • Pathway 4: £750 plus VAT

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