Price
£450
Locations
London
Accreditations
About this course

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 Gym, Exercise to Music or Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification, this course is perfect for you. You can choose from four qualifications to assess in.

The benefits of taking this course

  • You'll adapt your routines for a broader clientbase
  • You'll have the potential to earn more
  • You'll have unparalleled student support to help you along your way
  • Internationally recognised qualification
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 classroom-based learning and home study via our eLearning website.

Format: Classroom-based learning and online home study

Duration: 1 day

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 NYQ.

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

  • 16 REPs points
  • 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 Gym, Exercise to Music or Level 3 Personal Trainer certificate.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the discipline you wish to assess in.
Location and dates

London

Start date
Saturday 5 Oct 19
Time
9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue
£450
Start date
Saturday 1 Feb 20
Time
9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue
£450
Start date
Saturday 6 Jun 20
Time
9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue
£450
How to book

Call us on 020 3574 4794 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.