Once a candidate has been registered with the awarding organisation, in this case ECITB, they will be ready to begin working towards their VQ. They will then be introduced to the assessor who will offer support and guidance as the candidate progresses through the stages of the qualification. The assessor will firstly introduce the candidate to the other key members of the VQ system. These will include:
The assessor will also explain what roles each of these key members will play in assuring the quality of the VQ system. This is vitally important as it helps to ensure that the assessment of qualifications is valid and reliable and that certificates are only awarded to those candidates who do successfully meet the standards required.
Roles of each key member in the VQ system
What is a VQ?