Assessor/Coach Level 4

Summary

As an Assessor/ Coach apprentice you will benefit from:

  • Learning how to work professionally including your own professional development.
  • Learning a range of skills from delivering coaching support to supporting quality improvements.
  • Knowledge of your main tasks and responsibilities, key values, behaviours and communication vital in the Sector.
  • The highest quality of teaching by friendly, experienced staff on a one to one basis.
  • Flexible patterns of work based learning to suit you and your organisation’s needs.

Apprentices should hold Level 2 English, ICT and maths skills prior to the commencement of training. Those who have not will need to achieve this prior to taking their end point assessment.

Employers may set their own entry requirements which may include, as a dual professional, an appropriate qualification and current experience of the specialism. Also, you may already hold the Level 3 qualification in Assessing; some employers may require candidates without this and require that candidates should achieve this as part of the apprenticeship.

Apprentices should hold Level 2 English, ICT and maths skills prior to the commencement of training. Those who have not will need to achieve this prior to taking their end point assessment.

About the Course

This Apprenticeship has been designed to develop existing and new skills and to equip Apprentices with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to support them in their role. Our Apprenticeships provide highly effective teaching and learning tailored to meet individual business needs and to provide job-specific skills vital for peak business performance.

The AC apprenticeship requires the development of the following professional behaviours, knowledge and skills.

  • Plan coaching and assessment
  • Deliver coaching support
  • Assess learners
  • Support quality improvement
  • Procedures for planning coaching and assessment
  • Effective coaching practice
  • Effective vocational assessment
  • Ways to support quality improvement

Typical Job Roles

Assessor and coach

Entry Requirement

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

  • Level 4 in Accessor/Coach
  • Level 1 Safeguarding

Career Progression

The AC may be eligible to progress onto a full teaching role within an education and training provider organisation.

Duration

15 months

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