This unit assesses a candidate assessor’s competence in assessing the occupational competence of others. Primary evidence for the learning outcomes and assessment criteria must come from the candidate assessor assessing two real learners on two occasions in a real work environment against standards/criteria that are approved by the organisation. These standards/criteria may include national occupational standards, components of qualifications or in-house standards.
For practitioners who assess the achievement of competence in a work environment using the following methods: observation, examining work products, oral questioning and discussion, use of others e.g. witnesses, learner statements and RPL.