Assessor and Verfier Award
:  City & Guilds 6317-41
Part/Full Time
:  Full Time
:  2 days
:  Level 3
Local fees(£)
:  750
Certification time
: 15 days after successful completion of exams


The V1 award is a single NVQ unit which replaces the D34 unit. The revised standards are designed to reflect the requirements of Internal Verifiers in all occupational sectors, and are the benchmark of good practice in the Internal Verification of NVQ qualifications. This work-based, professional qualification is delivered via one-to-one tutorials, and is assessed via observation, written questioning , professional discussion and review of portfolio evidence.

Course Structure

Many assessors move on to the V1 Verifier Award as a way of progressing their careers. The key additional qualification with the V1 Verifier Award is the ability to work as an internal verifier within your organisation and monitor the performance of other NVQ assessors. This course is suitable for those who have been acting as an assessor for the standards being assessed for a minimum of one year during the last two years. 

Learners will be assessed through the provision of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate knowledge relating to every item listed for the mandatory unit taken. Different forms of evidence can be presented, such as assessor observation reports, questioning, or professional discussion. 

  • Carry out and evaluate internal assessment and quality assurance systems
  • Support assessors
  • Monitor the quality of assessors' performance
  • Meet external quality assurance requirements
  • Pre-requisites to join

    It is desirable for candidates to have completed

     A1: Level 3 Certificate in assessing candidates using a range of methods

    The Award in Assessing Candidates (Assessor and Verifier Awards) is designed for people who want to assess NVQ/SVQ candidates. You'll gain the skills needed for collecting and judging evidence of competence. You can choose to specialise in:

    • Assessing candidates using a range of methods
    • Assessing candidates' performance through observation
    • Conducting internal quality assurance of the assessment process
    Each route focuses on different aspects of undertaking assessments.

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