If you like the idea of motivating and encouraging people from all walks of life and enjoy working at varied locations, this job could be exactly what you are looking for. To become an assessor you will need work experience in the sector you plan to assess. As well as having an interest in helping people develop, a good assessor has a lot of patience, can write accurate reports and is good at keeping records up to date.
The certificate requires 15 credits:
•Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
•Access occupational competence in the work environment
•Access vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
You should be at least 19 years old with a suitable Level 3 qualification in Childcare, Health and Social Care or Clinical Health.