Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (L3 ACWE)

Course Overview
Our Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment is an intensive 10-12 week program tailored specifically for those tasked with evaluating the competence of learners in actual workplace scenarios. Dive deep into a comprehensive curriculum that melds both theory and practice, ensuring you're well-equipped to judge competence in diverse vocational contexts.

Course Content:
This course guarantees a rich and immersive experience, offering hands-on learning as participants master the principles and techniques of assessment in real-time vocational situations. Experience workshops, simulations, and activities that mirror real-world challenges of assessing workplace competence.

Participants will gain insight into:

  • The significance and role of competence assessment.
  • The perks of on-site assessments.
  • Recognizing and understanding the role of pivotal stakeholders in assessment processes.
  • Designing and planning assessments aligned with industry norms.
  • Modifying assessment techniques to match varied workplaces.
  • Techniques for collecting, organizing, and evaluating proof of competence.
  • Strategies for offering constructive feedback.
  • Collaborating with peers, learners, and employers throughout the assessment journey.
  • Implementing quality assurance methods to uphold assessment integrity.
  • Reflective practices to continually enhance assessment techniques.

Who Should Enrol?
Perfectly suited for individuals given the mantle of assessing and evaluating the competence of learners within real work environments.

Delivery Mode:

  • Online: Engaging workshops Coaching sessions
  • Face-to-Face: On-site observations (these can also be executed remotely via video call).


To ensure a productive learning environment, we require:

  • Participants to be aged 19 or older, capable of meeting the demanded standards in assessment or learning delivery contexts.
  • Access to a minimum of two active learners and their portfolios.

Course Duration & Structure:

  • Workshops: Three sessions, each lasting 3.5 hours.
    • Morning Slot: 10.00 to 13.30
    • Afternoon Slot: 14.00 to 16.30
  • On-Site Observation: One 2-hour session (Can be conducted remotely).
  • Assessment Time: 8 hours.

The programme is accredited via Pearsons as an Award (9 credits).

Full Qualification Details:
Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, encompassing:

  • D/601/5313 Unit 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • H/601/5314 Unit 2: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

Get Started
Chart a course into the specialised realm of competence assessment. Equip yourself with the acumen to identify, nurture, and develop talent in work environments.

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