Support materials/assignments


Electronic support materials for the assessment, IQA, EQA and teaching & training qualifications 


Electronic materials are available for the following qualifications and online courses:

  • Assessment (CAVA/TAQA)

  • Internal quality assurance (IQA)

  • External quality assurance (EQA)

  • Teaching and training: Award (AET), Certificate (CET), Diploma (DET)

Just scroll down this page for the following support materials for each of the above. You can see a visual sample of the first page of each type of resource here.

  • text books

  • handouts - an introduction to the qualification

  • self-assessment grids (ideal for initial assessment, for learners to evidence the assessment criteria for the units of a qualification, and for staff to evidence that they are demonstrating the current qualification requirements)

  • guidance for achieving the units (ideal to guide learners as to how to meet the assessment criteria, to help assessors understand what is expected from their learners, and for staff to see how they can demonstrate that they are performing their role correctly)

  • assessment plans (ideal to plan learning and assessment targets and dates)

  • observation documents and assignments (for assessors of the qualifications)

The teaching and training support materials have additional resources and can be found on these pages: Award (AET), Certificate (CET), Diploma (DET).

You only need purchase a resource once, to use as many times as you wish with as many learners as you wish. Most documents are in Word to enable you to amend them as necessary. Terms and conditions of use are available here. 

More resources for both teachers and learners are available here.


Text books to support the courses



It's recommended that learners supplement their course with a relevant text book. 

A bulk purchase discount can be arranged - contact me.

These books are by me, but others are available.

 

Assessment units


Handout


An introduction to the three assessor units 

(in Word) (£1.00) (Ref G9012)

4 pages covering: • The Awards and Certificate • Award in understanding the principles and practices of assessment   • Award in assessing competence in the work environment  • Award in assessing vocationally related achievement  • Certificate in assessing vocational achievement (CAVA)   • Achieving the units 


Self-assessment grids - ideal for initial assessment towards each unit


UNIT ONE Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAA01L3)
3 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Understanding the principles and practices of assessment. The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria. 
See the guidance section below for a completed example.

UNIT TWO Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAA02L3)
2 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Assess occupational competence in the work environment. The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria.
See the guidance section below for a completed example.

UNIT THREE Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAA03L3)
3 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding. The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria. 
See the guidance section below for a completed example.


Guidance for achieving the units - ideal to help learners evidence the assessment criteria, and for assessors to standardise their practice  

Please note, these are a guide only and are not to be used for any formal assignment submission.


UNIT ONE Guidance for evidencing achievement - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGA01L3)
16 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Understanding the principles and practices of assessment. 

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT TWO Guidance for evidencing achievement - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGA02L3)
9 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Assess occupational competence in the work environment.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT THREE Guidance for evidencing achievement - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGA03L3)
10 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


Assessment plans


UNIT ONE Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT058)
5 page assessment plan template for the unit Understanding the principles and practices of assessmentThe plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


UNIT TWO Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT059)
4 page assessment plan template for the unit Assess occupational competence in the work environment. 

The plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


UNIT THREE Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT060)
4 page assessment plan template for the unit Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding. The plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


Observation documents and assignments


UNIT ONE Assignment and exemplar answer for the assessment unit: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (£20)

(Ref OP14/E14) 

25 assessment criteria condensed into 8 questions to assess the knowledge unit. Includes an exemplar answer to help assessors with marking and standardisation of practice (approx 3500 words). The assignment is in Word if you wish to amend it. Exemplar answers must not be given to learners.

To purchase an assignment, you must be a centre delivering the qualifications and be able to provide your centre name, number and awarding organisation name. All purchasers will be checked. Assignments will not be sold to learners.

Contact me with your details.


UNIT TWO Assignment: Assess occupational competence in the work environment (£8.50)

(Ref OP15)

15 assessment criteria condensed into 6 areas of guidance to help a trainee assessor prepare to be assessed for this performance unit (in Word for you to amend as you wish). Includes an observation checklist (which can be purchased separately below Ref AC002) if that's all you need.     

To purchase an assignment, you must be a centre delivering the qualifications and be able to provide your centre name, number and awarding organisation name. All purchasers will be checked. Assignments will not be sold to learners.

Contact me with your details.


UNIT THREE Assignment: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (£8.50)

(Ref OP16) 

16 assessment criteria condensed into 6 areas of guidance to help a trainee assessor prepare to be assessed for this performance unit (in Word for you to amend as you wish). Includes an observation checklist (which can be purchased separately below Ref AC003) if that's all you need.     

To purchase an assignment, you must be a centre delivering the qualifications and be able to provide your centre name, number and awarding organisation name. All purchasers will be checked. Assignments will not be sold to learners.

Contact me with your details.


UNIT TWO Observation and question checklist for assessment unit: Assess occupational competence in the work environment

(in Word) (£4.00)

(Ref AC002)
A 4 page template with detailed information for observing practice and asking questions for each of the assessment criteria. Can easily be adapted to suit your own requirements. It is also included with OP15.


UNIT THREE Observation and question checklist for assessment unit: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (in Word) (£4.00)

(Ref AC003)
A 4 page template with detailed information for observing practice and asking questions for each of the assessment criteria. Can easily be adapted to suit your own requirements. It is also included with OP16.


Internal quality assurance units


Handout


An introduction to the three Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Units (in Word) (£1.00) (Ref G9013)
4 pages covering: • The Awards and Certificate • Award in Understanding the internal quality assurance of assessment processes and practice • Award in the internal quality assurance of assessment processes and practice • Certificate in leading the internal quality assurance of assessment processes and practice • Achieving the units 


Self-assessment grids - ideal for initial assessment towards each unit


UNIT ONE Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAI01L4)
3 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment.
The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria. 
See the guidance section below for a completed example.


UNIT TWO Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)

(Ref SAI02L4)
2 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Internally assure the quality of assessment.
The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria. 

See the guidance section below for a completed example.


UNIT THREE Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAI03L4)
2 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility. The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria.
See the guidance section below for a completed example.


Guidance for achieving the units - ideal to help learners evidence the assessment criteria, and for assessors to standardise their practice

Please note, these are a guide only and are not to be used for any formal assignment submission.


UNIT ONE Guidance for evidencing achievement - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGI01L4)
8 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment. 

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT TWO Guidance for evidencing achievement - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGI02L4)
7 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Internally assure the quality of assessment.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT THREE Guidance for evidencing achievement - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGI03L4)
5 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


Assessment plans


UNIT ONE Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT062)
4 page assessment plan template for assessors of the unit Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessmentThe plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


UNIT TWO Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT063)
4 page assessment plan template for assessors of the unit Internally assure the quality of assessment. The plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


UNIT THREE Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT066)
3 page assessment plan template for assessors of the unit Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility. The plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


Observation documents and assignments


UNIT ONE Assignment and exemplar answer for the IQA unit: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (£22.50)

(Ref OP17/E17)

17 assessment criteria condensed into 8 questions to assess the knowledge unit. Includes an exemplar answer to help assessors with marking and standardisation of practice (approx 3000 words). The assignment is in Word if you wish to amend it. Exemplar answers must not be given to learners.

To purchase an assignment, you must be a centre delivering the qualifications and be able to provide your centre name, number and awarding organisation name. All purchasers will be checked. Assignments will not be sold to learners.

Contact me with your details.


UNIT TWO Assignment: Internally assure the quality of assessment (£8.50)

(Ref OP18)

6 assessment criteria condensed into 8 questions to assess the performance unit (in Word for you to amend as you wish). Includes an observation checklist (which can be purchased separately below Ref IC002) if that's all you need.     

To purchase an assignment, you must be a centre delivering the qualifications and be able to provide your centre name, number and awarding organisation name. All purchasers will be checked. Assignments will not be sold to learners.

Contact me with your details.


UNIT THREE Assignment: Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility (£8.50)         

(Ref OP19) 

11 assessment criteria condensed into 8 questions to assess the performance unit (in Word for you to amend as you wish). Includes an observation checklist (which can be purchased separately below Ref IC003) if that's all you need.     

To purchase an assignment, you must be a centre delivering the qualifications and be able to provide your centre name, number and awarding organisation name. All purchasers will be checked. Assignments will not be sold to learners.

Contact me with your details.


UNIT TWO Observation and question checklist for IQA unit: Internally assure the quality of assessment (in Word) (£4.00)
(Ref IC002)
A 5 page template with detailed information for observing practice and asking questions for each of the assessment criteria. Can easily be adapted to suit your own requirements. It is also included with OP18.


UNIT THREE Observation and question checklist for IQA unit: Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility (in Word) (£4.00)

(Ref IC003)
A 4 page template with detailed information for observing practice and asking questions for each of the assessment criteria. Can easily be adapted to suit your own requirements. It is also included with OP19.


External quality assurance units


Handout


An introduction to the three External Quality Assurance (EQA) Units (in Word) (£1.00) (Ref G9014)

4 pages covering: • The EQA Awards and Certificate • Award in Understanding the external quality assurance of assessment processes and practice • Award in the external quality assurance of assessment processes and practice • Certificate in leading the external quality assurance of assessment processes and practice • Achieving the units


Self-assessment grids - ideal for initial assessment towards each unit


UNIT ONE Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAE01L4)
4 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Understanding the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessment. The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria. 
See the guidance section below for a completed example.


UNIT TWO Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAE02L4)
3 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Externally assure the quality of assessment. The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria.  
See the guidance section below for a completed example.


UNIT THREE Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAI03L4)
2 page template listing all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility. The document is in Word to enable you to type in your statements to meet the assessment criteria. 
See the guidance section below for a completed example.


Guidance for achieving the units - ideal to help learners evidence the assessment criteria, and for assessors to standardise their practice

Please note, these are a guide only and are not to be used for any formal assignment submission.


UNIT ONE Guidance for evidencing achievement - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGE01L4)
10 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Understanding the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessment. 

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT TWO Guidance for achieving the unit - Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGE02L4)
7 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Externally assure the quality of assessment.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT THREE Guidance for evidencing achievement -Completed example of a self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGE03L4)
5 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other units to enable holistic assessment.


Assessment plans


UNIT ONE Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT064)

6 page assessment plan template for the unit Understanding the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessmentThe plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


UNIT TWO Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)

(Ref AT065)

4 page assessment plan template for the unit Externally assure the quality of assessment. The plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


UNIT THREE Assessment plan (in Word) (£1.50)
(Ref AT067)
3 page assessment plan template for assessors of the unit Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility. The plan is in Word for you to amend according to the assessment methods you will use and the target dates you will set. It lists the learning outcomes and assessment criteria with a few suggested activities as a starting point.


Observation documents and assignments


These have not been produced for the EQA units as the awarding organisation who is employing the EQA usually provides them.


Teaching and training units



More resources are available, 

click here for details.


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