Assessor Award (Vocational)

This course will equip you with the skills to plan and carry out assessments effectively. It is recognised throughout the UK by industry bodies as an essential requirement for anyone involved in carrying out assessments in the workplace.

Course content

  • preparing to assess
  • planning to assess
  • assessing candidate performance and knowledge
  • confirming progression and achievement.

Not sure what qualification is right for you? Read SQA's Frequently Asked Questions.

If you don't deliver vocational courses, we offer an assessor award design specifically for non-vocational courses. 

Online delivery

Paper-free, our E-portfolio option, offers you a high level of flexibility in terms in working around your prospective work patterns. It enables you to submit portfolio evidence electronically at a time and place that suits you.  The system is available 24/7, enabling you to access materials, submit portfolio evidence, receive feedback, assessment and guidance support. 


There is an initial assessment and course overview session at Glasgow Clyde College followed by visits to you in the workplace to provide support and gather evidence.

Start dates

  • 11 January 2018 (09:30-12:30)


6 months (approx.)


This course is eligible for Individual Training Account (ITA) funding. 

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Entry requirements (minimum)

  •  work-based:   you must be in an assessing role and have candidates to assess.

Progression routes



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