C&G Assessor Award Handbook Essay

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Level 3 & 4 Awards & Certificates in Assessment and Quality Assurance
Qualification handbook for centres 6317 6317-30, 6317-31, 6317-32, 6317-33, 6317-40, 6317-41, 6317-42
www.cityandguilds.com February 2011 Version 1.3 ( February 2011)

About City & Guilds City & Guilds is the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, offering over 500 awards across a wide range of industries, and progressing from entry level to the highest levels of professional achievement. With over 8500 centres in 100 countries, City & Guilds is recognised by employers worldwide for providing qualifications that offer proof of the skills they need to get the job done. City & Guilds Group The City & Guilds Group includes City & Guilds, ILM (the
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These qualifications represent a real step change in the approach to qualifications for assessment and quality assurance; for the first time knowledge is formally recognised as the basis for sound performance through the mandatory inclusion of a knowledge or theory unit in all the qualifications. This handbook provides you with everything you need to know to deliver and assess these Awards and Certificates including details and guidance on: • quality assurance • centre resource requirements • learning and assessment approaches • qualification structures • progression • the units of assessment • assessment guidance • evidence guidance

Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
The QCF is a credit based framework that replaces the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). The framework assigns credit values to units and qualifications, allowing learners and centres easily to track progression and accumulation of learning and skills. The QCF tracks achievement data via a unique learner number (ULN). Centres will need to register with the Learner Registration Service (LRS) to get ULNs for their candidates, by emailing lrssupport@miap.gov.uk or by calling 0845 602 2589, stating that City & Guilds is their Awarding Organisation (AO). The units and qualifications below are listed on the QCF and meet the requirements of the framework.

The Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance (TAQA) qualifications:
Qualification title Number QAN