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Tutor Assessor

Please note this section is only relevant for those delivering the new Levels 1-3 Sports Leadership qualifications - available from September 2016.

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Section 9a.1: Role of the Tutor/Assessor

  • To plan and deliver the qualification content to learners on the course
  • Undertake assessment of each learner against the Assessment Criteria within the qualification

Suitable staff

A number of different staff could deliver different units of the qualification, or one person could deliver the whole qualification. The Tutor/Assessor should be 18 years old or over and hold qualifications similar to the following:

  • A recognised teaching qualification or background
  • A National Governing Body of Sport Coaching qualification
  • A Home Office armed public service qualification in Sport or Physical Education
  • A Sports Development qualification
  • A Youth and Community degree/diploma

Or experience of:

  • Working with children and adults in a variety of settings including; physical activity, sport and youth, and community settings
  • Leading activities independently without supervision
  • Directing individuals or groups towards behaviour change; whether in sports, dance, PE or PSHE, crime diversion, lifestyle choices
  • Assessing and evaluating performance/progress
  • Using different teaching methods to engage individuals with different learning styles and different abilities

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Section 9a.2: Responsibilities

  • Produce a course plan designed to cover all of the course content and identifies assessment opportunities throughout the delivery of the qualification
  • Meet with the Internal Verifier at the start of the course to plan when internal verification will take place and which learners will be sampled. Please refer to the Internal Vertification paperwork to identify which tasks must be internally verified. 
  • Deliver all of the teaching content of the relevant qualification
  • Assess learners against the Assessment Criteria for each Learning Outcome, using the minimum action guidance to support this
  • Ensure all learners individually complete a Learner Evidence Record
  • Provide additional assessment opportunities where necessary
  • Ensure learners have the opportunity to complete the Demonstration of Leadership hours and the Leadership Log

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Section 9a.3: Assessment

All learners registered on the course must be assessed against the Assessment Criteria in the relevant qualification syllabus. Assessment decisions must be recorded and with supporting evidence retained.

  • Section 5.3.1: Continuous Assessment

Every learner must be assessed continuously throughout the course and complete the mandatory Learner Evidence Record.

  • Section 5.3.2: Assessing against Assessment Criteria

Each qualification is made up of a number of units. The unit title gives a clear indication to the content and achievement of the unit. The unit will then consist of a number of Learning Outcomes. The Learning Outcome sets out the teaching content (of what the Tutor/Assessor is expected to deliver) and the Assessment Criteria (of what the learner is to be assessed against). The Assessment Criteria specifies what the learner is expected to know or demonstrate and the relevant tasks within the Learner Evidence Record must be completed.

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Section 9a.4: Evidence

  • In conjunction with the Internal Verifier, ensure the internal verification process has been undertaken and the relevant documents completed
  • The Tutor/Assessor must retain complete course evidence for learners sampled by the Internal Verifier for a minimum of three years and ensure the Centre Course Manager has access to course evidence

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SL0751 (June-16)


Date printed: 23/10/2017

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