Workplace Assessor Award - SQA

ITB Competence Assurance Ltd
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Location: Aberdeen

Workplace Assessor Award - SQA

SQA Workplace Assessor Award

SQA Workplace Assessor Award L&D9DI - Replacement for the A1 Assessor Award

Develop and assess competencies in the workplace and gain a recognised SQA award by attending this course by ITB in Aberdeen or in house training.

This two-day training course has been designed as a unit of accreditation (L&D9DI) for the Workplace Assessor Award. The training course content and the learning outcomes build upon a recognition of competence for those who have responsibilities for assessing candidates who are, for example, working towards in-house competencies or vocational qualifications.

The programme is geared at those who develop and conduct assessment programmes and indirect methods of assessment, including, for example, observation, questioning and associate methods including professional discussions, written evidence, candidate statements and RPL, Recognition of Prior Learning.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The SQA Workplace Assessor Award is aimed at delegates who:

  • Have access to two candidates who are working towards their qualification in the workplace
  • Are considered technically competent in the area that they are expected to assess
  • Are willing to carry out assessments and make assessment decisions
  • Are prepared to ask candidates questions as required to clarify an element of the standard(s) being assessed
  • Have the ability to judge whether the candidate’s performance / responses are acceptable and satisfy the requirements of the standard(s) being assessed.

The course is suitable for individuals assessing against National Occupational Standards and company-specific standards. There are no pre-requisites for undertaking this Unit.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Each delegate will be provided with a qualified and experienced Assessor who will assess the evidence generated from their assessment activities and also their knowledge. The Assessor in each case will make arrangements for assessment that meets the needs of the candidate.

Each successful candidate will receive an award from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

Training Course Content

The SQA Workplace Assessor Award training course is designed to cover the following units:

  • Preparing and planning assessments
  • Assessing candidates performance and knowledge
  • Confirming progression and achievement
  • Documenting each of the above according to the requirement of their management system in the workplace.
  • Submitting evidence against each requirement
  • How to demonstrate your knowledge of the above processes and a range of knowledge related to competence assessment in the workplace


The cost of this SQA Workplace Assessor Award course includes:

• Registration with the awarding body
• The training event, room hire, lunch and refreshments at ITB
• All training materials
• Candidate Support Centre
• Certificate

In addition to their scheduled training events at ITB's dedicated training centres in Aberdeen, ITB Competence Assurance deliver this course as in house training, offering you a cost effective and flexible training solution.

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Delegate   |   08/02/2013   |   ITB Competence Assurance Ltd
Jane was very professional and knowledgeable. She was very patient in recap. All in all a very informative course. Delegate
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