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The Vocational Assessor Handbook

Including a Guide to the QCF Units for Assessment and Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)

Understand the fundamentals of the assessment and verification of vocational qualifications with this complete overview of the principles and practices involved.
EAN: 9780749477950
Edition: 6
Format: 235x156
296 pages

About the book

For UK assessors of QCF qualifications and NVQs, verifiers, school and FE college teachers, providers of training and work-based learning and those working towards PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS teaching qualifications, The Vocational Assessor Handbook contains a detailed guide to the following QCF units for assessment and internal quality assurance (verification) enabling readers to:

-Understand the Principles and Practices of Assessment (Knowledge and Understanding Unit)
-Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
-Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding
-Understand the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment (Knowledge and Understanding Unit)
-Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Your Own Area of Responsibility

Packed with the most up to date, detailed and reliable guidance, The Vocational Assessor Handbook is the only book for assessors and verifiers of vocational qualifications and is essential reading for anyone involved in vocational education. Previously published as The NVQ Assessor, Verifier and Candidate Handbook, this revised edition includes fully updated terminology as well as the latest information on regulations and qualifications.

About the authors

Ros Ollin

Ros Ollin is a Principal Lecturer in Post-Compulsory Education and Training at the University of Huddersfield.

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Jenny Tucker

Jenny Tucker was a Senior Lecturer in Training and Development at Sheffield College and is currently an independent consultant. Much of her experience comes from being an external verifier, working in NVQ centres and from assessment projects in Poland, Lithuania and Eire.

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Ian Greer

Ian Greer has over 30 years experience in the field of Vocational Education and Training. He has been a lecturer, and senior manager in two of England's largest further education colleges, an External Verifier and Examiner for City & Guilds and Quality Advisor for the Learning + Skills council. Since 2008 Ian has been involved with international projects in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia supporting the development of TVET, Assessment of Learning and Quality Assurance, most recently delivering Vocational Teacher Training on a UNESCO funded project in Botswana and Zambia, and EU Projects on Quality Assurance for Vocational Schools in Central Europe.

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The plain English guide to the assessment process with excellent examples. I am sure this book will be the standard guide for many years to come.

Alexander Graham, former Chair, Training and Development Lead Body