Teaching & Assessing Qualifications

Advice & Guidance 

We offer Advice and Guidance work based learning qualification programmes @ Levels 3 & 4

Validate , accredit your current knowledge and understanding and develop the areas you need to progress both personally and professionally in your chosen career.

Qualifications are accredited by;

  • City and Guilds (C&G)

To discuss courses and funding opportunities please contact us 


Education and Training Qualifications @ Level 3,4 & 5

These qualifications can help you to progress in teaching/training roles in a wide range of organisations in the lifelong learning sector. These include: 

  • Public sector organisations

  • Private sector organisations

  • Further Education, Adult and Community Education.

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers in the further education and skills sector, such as: 
• the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training 
• inclusive teaching and learning approaches 
• assessment of learners 
• facilitating learning and development for individuals 
• facilitating learning and development in groups 
• understanding principles and practices of assessment

Level 3 here for standards


Aston offer;

  • Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement

  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

  • Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

These qualifications are for people working in, or looking to enter roles in assessment and internal quality assurance.

They have been developed to replace the Assessor and Verifier (A&V) Units.

The units and qualifications will provide people who carry out assessment and internal quality assurance roles in their organisation with the opportunity to develop and improve their practice as well as achieving a professional qualification for the role.

They are available to anyone working in:

Accredited learning; non accredited learning (where people may assess performance but do not assess for a qualification.

There are knowledge only units (which are titled ‘Understanding the... …..) these allow anyone who is interested in or needs to know about assessment and quality assurance – but is not a practitioner – to acquire knowledge and information about the processes. Although they are stand-alone units they feature in each qualification as the sound basis for ‘competent’ practice.

Skills Scan

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)

We offer PTLLS qualifications at Level 3 & 4.

This qualification is one of the first steps to enable you to teach.

Qualifications are accredited by;

  • City and Guilds (C&G)

To discuss courses and funding opportunities please contact us 

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