Assessor Qualifications

The course consists of 3 classroom-based sessions plus workplace observation, tutorial and email support.

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NOCN Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles of Practices of Assessment  is for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practice of assessment without any need to practice as assessors.

NOCN Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment  is for assessors who deliver qualifications that use the term ‘NVQ’ in their title, and for other non-NVQ staff whose purpose is D1 Confirm occupational competence.


NOCN Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement  will ensure that staff assessing non-NVQ or non-competence-based vocational qualifications within the RQF on a ‘devolved’ basis meet agreed standards of assessment.


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I have worked with other Awarding Bodies in the past but must say that I am really pleased with the service offered by One Awards and NOCN along with the support given as well, it makes me feel as if I could ask absolutely anything and they wouldn’t mind at all and would deal with it efficiently.

Julia Hamby
JM Training Services