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The Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (ACWE) is intended for assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment

Benefits you will gain

  • High-quality eLearning study materials and Templates.
  • Recommended textbooks (via Kindle): Principles and Practices of Quality Assurance & Achieving your Assessment and Quality Assurance Units by Ann Gravells.
  • Step-by-step guidance.
  • 24/7 Access to the Virtual Learning Environment.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent support with open access to your Tutors, who will call you and explain exactly what you need to do to achieve this qualification.


Highfield Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment


This course is delivered online which you can access 24/7. You will be required to successfully complete the following two mandatory units:

  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment.
  • Assessing occupational competence in the work environment.

Method of Assessment

Unit 1 is entirely knowledge-based and is assessed by completing the workbook. This unit covers all of the underpinning theory behind the role and responsibilities of an assessor.

Unit 2 requires you, the candidate assessor, to carry out 2 assessments on 2 learners each – totaling 4 assessments. However, for this unit, you will be assessing learners’ occupational competence in the work environment.

Who is this Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment course for?

This course is for anyone looking to become a qualified assessor. You could be looking to work as an: Electrical Engineering Assessor, Early Years Assessor, Business Admin Assessor, an Equine Assessor, or any other assessor. Other sectors include:

  • Fitness
  • Hairdressing
  • Beauty
  • Railway
  • Construction
  • Teaching
  • Care
  • First aid
  • Health and Safety

Course Duration

The duration of your course is entirely down to you. However, based on 4 – 5 hours of study per week, your course duration would be approximately 1 month.


  • You will be asked to submit a copy of identification documents such as a passport or driving license.
  • Be a minimum of 19 years of age
  • Be able to submit an up-to-date CV
  • You will need to have access to a qualified assessor for your observations. If you don’t we can provide one at an additional cost. Contact us for further details