• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group19+
  • Duration1 week- 1 year
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


The Level 3 Training Assessment Quality Assurance course designed for those who are relatively new to assessing and would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and practices.

The course is applicable to the majority of sectors, whether you work with employers, in further education, in adult continued learning or in the third sector, this course will provide you with a recognised qualification opening up the door to further progression routes.

The qualification is achieved via the below routes:

  • Unit 301 – Mandatory Unit

A knowledge-only based Award for those who are starting their journey as an assessor, or for those who need to know about assessment principles but who are not currently practicing e.g. a starting point for aspiring assessors or a professional development qualification for managers, human resource or quality assurance personnel.

  • Unit 302 – Optional Unit

For practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of others (e.g. witnesses), learner statements and recognition of prior learning (RPL).

  • Unit 303 – Optional unit

For practitioners who assess skills in simulated vocational related subject areas who use the following assessment methods: assessments in simulated environments, skills tests, oral and written questions, assignments, projects, case studies and RPL. This may take place in training workshops, classrooms or other learning environments.

Entry requirements

Discussion with co-ordinator required for entry.

The qualification is assessed through knowledge based written questioning, observation and portfolio based evidence.

£300 -£811 (please enquire)

Please note, this course is a full cost course and therefore there is no fee remission available to any student.

Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.