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The Level 3 NVQ (RQF) certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (formerly the A1) is the cross-sector assessor qualification that equips you to plan, prepare, conduct, and gather evidence for, NVQ and other vocational assessments in both work and training environments. We will also look at specific aspects of assessing relevant to your sector during our training.

The role of RQF NVQ Assessors is to prepare Learners for assessments of their work,  against National Occupational Standards and within the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Assessors are also there to pass on their experience and to motivate and encourage Learners.

For a fuller explanation of the role of NVQ (RQF) Assessors and how they operate, see the National Careers Website, although we do recommend you back this up with a Google search to get a better picture of pay and availability of NVQ Assessor vacancies in your sector.

Whatever your sector, you will be able to carry out your fast-track NVQ Assessor training course with ATDirect at a time and place that suits you, and you’ll be able to start applying for NVQ Assessor jobs sooner than you think. If your work role is not represented here that is not a problem, please get in touch – we’d love to train you and add your sector and/or job role to the list. We have carried out NVQ (RQF) Assessor and IQA training for: