Skill level
Course duration
This course can be completed over 3 days
Course time
10am - 2pm - 1 day theory class at WLBA Academy
Kit required
Model required
Course manual
VTCT Accredited
Age requirement
Minimum 18 years old
Additional Instructions


The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is a practical-based qualification intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment, and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace (i.e. workshop, classroom or other training environment).

This fast track course can be completed around your commitments making it the perfect choice for those wanting a good balance of classroom teaching and home learning.

Entry requirements:

  • Recognised Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification (or equivalent)
  • Good standard of English sufficient to complete the course competences and online examinations.
  • Students must be over 16 years old to enrol on this course

How long is the course:

  • 6 weeks
  • 10am - 5pm (1 day per week)
  • Maximum class size: 8 students

You will also be required to do home-based learning to complete your homework and online assessments as part of this course.

How will I be assessed:

  • Online theory tests (multiple choice)
  • Observations and oral questioning
  • Practical assessments and assignments
  • Portfolio evidence to demonstrate your understanding

We are committed to making our assessments a supportive and encouraging experience. Our highly experienced tutors will always ensure you are relaxed and confident before undergoing any assessment modules.

Do I need to bring a model

No. WLBA academy will provide you access to students to complete your practical assessments.

What do I need to buy for this course

  • Whilst you are training with us we provide all the materials you will need
  • You will also need stationery and a notebook

What can I do with this qualification

You can seek employment as an assessor of occupational competence in the workplace and vocationally related achievement in non-work environments or progress on to other Level 4 studies for assessors looking to pursue a career in internal verification.

We also offer a range of progressive short courses that will complement this qualification and extend the services you can offer within the beauty industry.

Payment options

  • Pay in full (includes registration fee)
  • Flexible payment options maybe available - contact us for further information
  • Course price does not include VAT
  • Course price does not include compulsory VTCT Covid-19 exam (£20)

Course Content

This course will cover units:

  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
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