Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance (TAQA)

These qualifications are for people working in, or looking to enter roles in assessing and quality assurance

Assessor Qualifications (Level 3)

Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment City & Guilds Level 3 Award

A knowledge only award for those who are starting their journey as an assessor, you will use an e-learning package and complete assessment activity electronically. There will also be an opportunity to attend workshops and meet one to one with your assessor in order to complete the qualification. Read the course information sheet here.

Assessing Vocational Achievement City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

This qualification forms part of the TAQA (Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance) suite of qualifications. It is suitable for people working in, or looking to enter roles in assessment and replaces the Assessor and Verifier (A&V) Units. The qualification provides people who carry out assessment in their organisation with the opportunity to develop and improve their practice as well as achieving a professional qualification for the role. They are available to anyone working in accredited learning or non accredited learning (where people may assess performance but do not assess for a qualification). Read the course information sheet here.

Quality Assurance Qualifications (Level 4)

Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance Processes and Practices Level 4 Award

A knowledge-only Award for those who are starting their journey as an internal quality assurance practitioners or for those who need to know about internal quality assurance but who are not carrying out quality assurance themselves. This might be people such as experienced assessors or centre managers, HR or quality assurance personnel. Read the course information sheet here.

Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Level 4 Award

For practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process from within a centre or organisation, by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors. Read the course information sheet here.

You will need to read the course information sheet for your chosen course. You will also need to read an application pack here before following the application process below. 

You may be eligible for funding for your chosen course or you may want to apply for an instalment plan. If so, please check our finance page for further information, see here.

Want to enrol?

To enrol on these courses you will first need to thoroughly read the relevant information pack(s). To apply for a place on your chosen course, please complete the following steps:

Step 1: Complete an online English Assessment – This needs to happen before submitting your course application. You will need to request a login, and should receive this along with instructions within two working days.

Step 2: Complete your online application below.