TAQA – Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance Practitioners

TAQA Course Dates

Assessor: Tues 12th September 2017
Verifier: Wed 13th September 2017

Assessor: Tues 28th November 2017
Verifier: Wed 29th November 2017

Course Pricing

Starting from £350 

Information & Application

For information or to discuss your requirements call Joan on 01298 213511 or


This new suite of qualifications replaces the A1 and A2 assessor awards and the V1 internal verifier award. These practitioner qualifications are designed to support the assessment and quality assurance of all new QCF qualifications including: Apprenticeships, Functional Skills, Technical Certificates, NVQ’s, Awards, Certificates and Diplomas.

Each qualification includes a full days training followed by one-to-one work with your TAQA assessor at a time to be arranged.

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Update Training

If you already have an assessor or verifier qualification (A1, D32, D33) you can update this by attending the one-day workshop (dates as above). You will receive a certificate of attendance and resources to support a review of best practice in your workplace. Cost: £60.00

The majority of assessors and verifiers will complete the Certificate, but TAQA qualifications can be taken in a number of combinations described below – if after reading this information you are not sure which units you need to be doing please call 01298 213511 or email joan@joanpattersonassociates.com

Duration of the programme varies with individual circumstances but is generally 3 – 6 months.

TAQA Assessing Qualifications:

Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment Cost: £350.00
Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment Cost: £650.00
Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Cost: £650.00
Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement Cost: £800.00

TAQA Verifying Qualifications:

Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Cost: £400.00
Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Cost: £700.00
Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Cost: £800.00

Individual Units

To undertake individual units please phone 01298 213511 or email joan@joanpattersonassociates.com for a personalised quote.