CAVA Course

Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF) Edexcel Level 3 Cava Course


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Course Overview

Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences offers this course with the approval of Pearson.

The Edexcel Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF) CAVA Course: for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge, and understanding in environments other than the workplace (e.g., a workshop, classroom, or other training environments).

Awarding Body Pearson Edexcel
Level of Course Level 3 (QCF)
QCF Qualification Number (QN): 501/0772/0
Number of Credit Hours: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have completed 15 credits.
Study Mode: Full-time
Attendance: Full-time students are required to attend 84 guided learning hours
Exemptions: No exemptions are allowed for this programme

Course Contents


The award is made up of 3 units:
Mandatory core units are:

  • Understanding the Principles and Practice of Assessment
  • Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
  • Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge, and Understanding

Assessment Strategy

All units are assessed through the center devised assessment. The overall grade for each qualification is a ‘pass.’ The learner must achieve all the required units within the specified qualification structure.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is suitable for those who work, or want to work, as:

  • Assessors/Teachers/Trainers/Tutors in the Lifelong Learning Sector and Adult/Community Education
  • Assessors/Trainers of personnel in commerce, industry, public and voluntary sectors or HM Forces

Provided they are qualified in the subject they intend to assess by virtue of holding an appropriate professional qualification or employed in a training/teaching role with over 3 years experience. Evidence of this will be required.

Entry Age

The age range that the qualification is approved for is 19+

Start Date

New intakes each: January/April/September

Total Course Duration

3 months

Progression Routes on Completion

Learners who achieve these qualifications have a wide range of qualification progression opportunities, for example, Certificate in Education and Training and Diploma in Education and Training.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is £650 per annum. For more information, please contact the admissions team at or T:+44 20 8556 5009.

How to Apply

If you are interested in the Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement( Cava Course), please download the application form at, complete and return it to Mont Rose College with relevant qualification documents, one suitable reference, and a copy of passport to the college via scanned copies delivered by email to or, by post at Mont Rose House, 412-416 Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill, IG2 6NQ.

Study Location:

Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences
Mont Rose House,
412-416 Eastern Avenue
Gants Hill, Greater London
IG2 6NQ.

Study Mode

Full time

Level of Course

Level 3


15 Credits


84 Guided Learning Hours

Time Table

Daytime and Evening


3 Months

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