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Active IQ Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Level 3

Ofqual Accreditation Number 501/0167/5


The Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment develops the knowledge and understanding of the learner, enabling them to study the principles and practices of assessment without any requirement to act as an assessor.


There are no specific entry requirements.

Learners must be 19+ and have occupational and technical competence in the area(s) that they wish to assess.

This qualification comprises of 1 mandatory unit (3 credits).

  • Coursework/Project.

£33 Registration / Certification fee
Manual fee
eManual fee
eLearning fee

£33 Registration / Certification & eLearning fee (combined)
£49 Registration / Certification, Manual, & eLearning fee (combined)

This qualification provides progression onto:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.

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