Interpretation Qualifications V1.0-07

Level 3 Award in Understanding Principles & Practices of Assessment


With the increase in vocational (on the job) qualifications and apprenticeships, the requirement for qualified Assessors has never been higher.

If you are interested in a career as a paid Assessor or you would like to learn about the underlying theory of being an assessor but not actually practice, this is the ideal starting point.

This course is applicable to any industry and does not include a practical demonstration of your skills.

The full cost of this course is £170 +VAT. Sign up is free and you will be asked to agree your payment option after your initial telephone discussion.

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The numbers of students on this course is limited. Avoid disappointment and register your interest today by completing the form below with your details. We will then get in touch with you to arrange a telephone discussion.

Course Description

Flexible Payment Options

You can pay for the course in full or over a number of monthly instalments to make achieving your qualification more manageable. Instalments are calculated to ensure you have paid in full by the end of the course:

Course Price

Monthly Instalments

Instalment Amount

£170 +VAT

2 £102

£170 +VAT



£170 +VAT



£170 +VAT 5


What jobs will I be able to do?

  • Assessor

When can I start?

You can start the process today by filling in the sign up form above. You will need to choose a location and a time that you would like to study.

How long does it take?

As this is a distance learning qualification, the time taken is down to you, but usually the completion time is around 30 hours.

Are there any requirements?

To successfully join these courses, you need to have Level 2 (Advanced level, GCSE A*-C or roughly B2 of the Common European Framework) in all areas of your English language competence.

What will I learn?

This qualification is a knowledge-only award for those who are interested in starting the journey to become an assessor or those who want to learn about assessment practice but are not practising:

Knowledge based modules

  • The principles and requirements of Assessment
  • Different types of Assessment Method
  • How to plan assessment
  • How to involve learners and others in assessment
  • How to make Assessment Decisions
  • Quality Assurance of the Assessment Process
  • How to Manage Information relating to Assessment
  • Legal and Good Practice Requirements in relation to Assessment

Practical Requirements


This theory only Award does not require any practical observation.

How many credits is the qualification worth?

6 credits

What support will I have?

  • Personalised Individual Learning Plan
  • Career Guidance
  • High quality course course materials
  • One to one support
  • 24-hour access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • Guidance and support from you assigned, qualified Assessor

How will you assess me?

You will be assessed for this qualification through a series of written questions.

Can I apply for funding or discounts?

For information on funding and discounts, please click here.

How do I apply?

You can get started with your qualification today by completing the telephone discussion form above.