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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 learning with this complete overview of the principles and practices involved.
EAN: 9780749484743
Edition: 7
Format: 234 x 156
312 pages

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About the book

Indispensable for anyone involved in vocational education or apprenticeships, The Vocational Assessor Handbook is the only comprehensive guide for assessors and verifiers of vocational qualifications. This fully revised and updated edition includes new guidance on end-point assessment of the new apprenticeship standards and the latest information on regulations and qualifications.

Packed with up-to-date, detailed and reliable information, The Vocational Assessor Handbook (previously The NVQ Assessor, Verifier and Candidate Handbook) contains a detailed guide to the QCF units for assessment and internal quality assurance (verification). Containing the units and practical explanation for each stage of assessment and verification practice.

For UK assessors of QCF qualifications and NVQs, verifiers, teachers, providers of training and work-based learning, assessors of apprenticeships and those working towards PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS qualifications, this complete guide is essential for qualification and ongoing practice, enabling you to: understand the principles and practices of assessment; 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; plan, allocate and monitor work in your own area of responsibility.

About the authors

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, the author has been involved with international projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Most recently, he has been 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.
  • 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 (about previous edition)

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