Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace (RQF)


Boost your career as an assessor with this workplace competence award. Learn the skills you need to assess a range of regulated qualifications from home!

Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace (RQF)

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About This Course

The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace online course has been developed for those seeking to master the assessment of occupational competence in a professional work environment. Our specialised programme provides the perfect mix of units to equip learners with the necessary skills for evaluating vocational competencies across a variety of qualifications, including apprenticeships, NVQs, and diplomas. Most students finish this flexible, self-paced course in 1-3 months, allowing you to progress on your own schedule.

Please note that being in an assessment role is required to complete the practical elements of this course. We do not provide learners for assessment purposes, so access to at least two enrolled learners with real qualifications for assessment is required to achieve the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace.

Course Benefits

Our programme empowers you to:

  • Assess workplace skills, knowledge, and understanding.
  • Study at your own pace, from home, without the stress of deadlines or exams.
  • Understand the principles and practises of assessment for a range of regulated qualifications.

Course Units

Qualification Title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace (RQF)

Qualification Number: 601/2336/9

Unit 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Unit 2: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment


This course is assessed through a mixture of written assignments and practical evidence. The practical elements of assessment include plans, records, and feedback. You will be required to assess a minimum of two learners studying legitimate qualifications under the supervision of an expert witness in order to successfully complete this course.

Required Knowledge

In order to complete the practical elements of this course, you must be currently working in an assessment role and have an expert witness. An expert witness should be another trained assessor in your business or organisation who can confirm that your assessments are being completed appropriately.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be awarded the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace (RQF) from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).

TQUK is an Ofqual-regulated awarding organisation. This guarantees that all of their qualifications conform to a high standard.


From the moment you enrol, you’ll be given your login details and assigned to one of our industry-expert assessors, who will help tutor and guide you towards success. We’re firm believers that distance learning doesn’t mean distance support, and when you choose to learn with us, you’ll never have to feel alone in your studies.

Our comprehensive study guides and course materials are designed to provide you with everything you need to know to complete your Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace (RQF), and should you have any questions, our friendly student support team will be on hand.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

This is a government-regulated qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual-regulated awarding body.

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

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