Price
£450
Locations
Online
Accreditations
About this course

The Level 3 Award in Assessor training is a rewarding way to use your knowledge and skills to boost your income and progress your career, by educating the next generation of instructors.

If you hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor (Gym, ETM, etc.), Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 3 Yoga Instructor or any current fitness qualification, this course is perfect for you. You can choose from four different qualifications to assess.

The benefits of taking this course

  • Potential to increase your income
  • Flexible working and an opportunity to work freelance
  • Opportunity to stay in the fitness sector but progress your career in a different direction
  • You’ll have the skills and knowledge to assess any current fitness qualification you have achieved
Course details

This course is suitable if you wish to study whilst staying within full-time employment as it's delivered in a flexible format. There is a blend of virtual classroom-based learning and home study via our eLearning website.

Format: Virtual classroom-based learning and online home study

Duration: 2 x 3hr virtual classroom sessions and flexible online study

What you will learn

You can choose from the following 4 qualifications based on your experience and the type of learners you want to assess:

Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

This award is for assessing learners within a work environment by observing their performance, examining products they’re using, questioning them, discussing with them, using witness testimony, looking at statements and recognising previous learning.

  • Unit 1 - Understanding the principles and practices of assessment.
  • Unit 2 - Assessing occupational competence in the work environment.

You’ll need access to learners that are taking a work-based course - for example an NVQ.

Or;

Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement

This award is for assessing learners within a workshop or classroom using skills tests, verbal and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies and recognising previous learning.

  • Unit 1 - Understanding the principles and practices of assessment.
  • Unit 3 - Assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

You’ll need access to learners that are taking a vocational course - for example with a Level 2 certificate in Fitness Instruction (Gym or Exercise to Music).

Or;

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

This certificate is for assessing within classrooms, workshops and a work environment using a range of assessment methods.

  • Unit 1 - Understanding the principles and practices of assessment.
  • Unit 2 - Assessing occupational competence in the work environment.
  • Unit 3 - Assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

This is a combination of the above courses, so you’ll need access to both vocational and work-based learners.

Or;

Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

This award is for if you simply want to know about assessments without actually practicing as an assessor – for example, if you’re a manager.

  • Unit 1 - Understanding the principles and practices of assessment.

This is suitable if you don’t have access to learners, but won’t qualify you as an assessor.

How you are assessed
  • Worksheet
  • Portfolio
  • Video Observation
What you will qualify with

Depending on the qualification you enrol onto you'll achieve a certificate in the following:

  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF)
  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (QCF)
  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)
  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (QCF)

Accreditations

  • 10 CIMSPA points
What you need to do this course
  • You’ll need to assess your own candidates from a centre or workplace for your exam.
  • You must be qualified in the discipline you wish to assess in, for example you’d need a Level 2 Fitness Instructor (GYM, ETM, Etc.), Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 3 Yoga Instructor or any current fitness qualification
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the discipline you wish to assess in.
Location and dates

Online

How to book

Call us on 0203 944 2533 (Local rate) to book your course or fill out our request a call back form.

Payment options

We accept debit or credit cards over the phone or in person at our London head office. Our office is open 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. This course will need to be paid in full.