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Build a Career in Post-16/Further Education or Become a Successful Assessor in United Kingdom

by Ujjal Pahari SEO Manger

The letters ‘T’ and ‘A’ in the ‘umbrella term’ TAQA identifies the Training and Assessment qualifications. In UK, you need to have nationally recognised qualifications if you want to become a teacher for the post-16 education or for further education. It is also important to have a nationally recognised certificate even if you want to assess the efficiency of the professionals within the field of competency either against the professional or academic standards.

You need to have a certain level of skills and knowledge in order to become an educator for the further/post-16 education, to become a trainer for the vocational courses and to become an evaluator who assesses others within his/her field of competence. You can master these skills through various nationally recognized qualification courses of United Kingdom.

You may become an efficient teacher/educator for the Post-16 or further education with the help of Level-3 AET program. This training program has been designed to provide an introduction to teaching for the individuals who aspire to become an educator or who are currently working within an independent training institute or FE college as well as for the local authorities. The Level-3 AET qualification is supposed to be useful for the following individuals.

1) Individuals who are working or want to work as teachers in further education and as trainers in skills sector.

2) Individuals who have recently started a career in teaching/training.

3) Individuals who want to have a nationally recognized qualification to progress in their career.

4) Assessors who want to get a qualification which offers an introduction to teaching

5) Teachers and trainers who can observe and give feedback during the practice

6) Individuals who have the basic knowledge of training qualifications

It is possible to complete this qualification through classroom-based or online training. The level 3 award in education and training online is suitable for those who have professional engagement or for those who want to complete the training at convenient hours.

The Assessor Course UK is another training program that enables you to master the skills of assessing others within your field of competency against the qualification or the work-based standards. There are four types of courses capable of fulfilling the varying requirements of different individuals.

Level-3 Award in Understanding the Principles/Practices of Assessment

A) It is a theory award where it is not necessary to visit the workplace at the time of training.

B) This award is suitable for those who want to become an evaluator or have recently started working in this profession.

C) The time allocated to this basic award is around 24 hours.

Level-3 Award in Assessing Competence within the Workplace

D) You are expected to visit and observe a candidate at his/her workplace for one day.

E) The time allocated to this portfolio-based award may be more or less 60 hours.

Level-3 Award in Vocational Achievement

F) You are expected to visit and observe a candidate’s performance for a day in the workplace.

G) The time allocated to this portfolio-based award is likely to be around 60 hours.

Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

H) Visiting a workplace and observing a candidate’s performance is important for this award.

I) The time allocated to this portfolio-based award is supposed to be around 90 hours.


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