Apprenticeship Standards Assessor / Coach
This new level 4 apprenticeship standard is designed as a minimum 15 month programme and is for apprentices who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and behavioural competences required to work in a Assessor/Coaching role.
The Assessor Coach role has emerged within the Education and Training Sector over the last 30 years, originally as a result of the implementation of vocational (competence based) qualifications and formalised work-based education.
The Assessor Coach is a duel professional, using their up to date professional knowledge and skills to support vocational and professional development.
Entry requirements: Individual employers may set any entry requirements which may include:
- (as a dual-professional) - a qualification, at an appropriate level, and relevant up-to-date experience in the candidate’s vocational/subject specialism.
Many candidates will already possess a Level 3 qualification in Assessing. Depending on the specific education and training context, employers (and/or Awarding Organisations) may require candidates without an Assessor qualification, to achieve this prior to completion of their apprenticeship.
Candidates may have achieved maths, English and ICT skills at Level 2 (equivalent to GCSE Grade C, or above) prior to commencing their training. Those that have not must achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment.
Qualifications outcomes must include - Level 1 Safeguarding