Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement CAVA (RQF)


Boost your career as an assessor with this online CAVA course. Awarded by TQUK, this nationally recognised qualification will have you ready to assess a variety of vocational competencies.

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement CAVA (RQF)

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About This Course

Learn to assess competency in both workplace and classroom settings with our Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) online course. This course is your gateway to becoming a qualified assessor, allowing you to pursue your career aspirations.

The CAVA online course is tailored for those interested in assessing across various sectors such as construction, hospitality, beauty, care, and more. It provides the skills to apply diverse assessment techniques, assisting others in their learning journey. Our adaptable CAVA online training allows you to study at your own pace from the comfort of your home, with dedicated assessor support and high-quality course materials.

Please note: In order to successfully achieve the full CAVA qualification, you will need to be currently employed in an assessing role, with access to at least two learners who are studying legitimate qualifications for you to assess. You will also need to have an expert witness, who will be another assessor from your organisation who can confirm you are appropriately assessing vocational achievement.

Course Benefits

Our programme empowers you to:

  • Assess vocational 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: Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF)

Qualification Number: 601/2389/8

Unit 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Unit 2: Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge, and Understanding

Unit 3: Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment


This course is graded using a combination of written assignments and practical evidence. Plans, records, and feedback are all practical aspects of assessment. To successfully complete this course, you must assess a minimum of two learners pursuing legitimate qualifications under the supervision of an expert witness.

Required Knowledge

You must be currently working in an assessment role and have an expert witness to complete the practical elements of this course. An expert witness should be another trained assessor in your company or organisation who can vouch for the accuracy of your assessments.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (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 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (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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