Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (TAQA 3 Unit Route)


  • 16-18, Adults (Part-time)


What does the course include?

TAQA is a replacement for the old A1 Assessor Awards. In order to achieve this you will need to assess at least two candidates using a range of methods including observation and questioning.

The course will give you the opportunity to complete the training, observation, questioning and the portfolio building in five days (this is a flexible delivery to suit your business needs); the course is intensive but enjoyable too!

The course covers:

  • Overview
  • TAQA definition
  • The units making up the award
  • Planning and preparation• Assessment of special needs
  • Portfolio building
  • Observation
  • Questioning
  • Decision and feedback
  • TAQA underpinning knowledge
  • Action planning
  • Portfolio building

The training includes:

  • Induction
  • Training sessions
  • Support materials
  • Observation
  • On going support
  • Registration with City and Guilds
  • Assessment & internal verification of your portfolio
  • City and Guilds certificate

How to Apply

For further information and to apply, please contact our Business Development Team by calling 020 7258 2711, or email business.development@cwc.ac.uk

What qualification do I get on completing this course?

Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (TAQA 3 Unit Route)

Entry Requirements

A dialogue between the College and the employer will be established to ensure a suitable candidate is selected.


Financial Support for 16-18 Year-olds and Continuing Learners aged 19

The Education Funding Authority has allocated money to colleges to support students who are on low incomes or the dependent of parents on a low income, and need support towards their course-related costs or essential living costs or are facing financial difficulty.

For further information click here.

For further information on financial support for Looked after Children, Care Leavers and estranged young people, click here