Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement Barbering, Hair & Beauty


This qualification is for candidates who wish to Assess any type of vocational course in the further education sector. At Gainfort Academy we facilitate the training practice hours for candidates wishing to teach in the hair, beauty, or complementary therapy sector.


**In order to avail of Skillnet funding, the courses must be booked through Skillnet themselves and not through Gainforts. Award in Education and Training, and Assessing Vocational Achievement which is being partially funded by Skillnet for ANYONE in employment by 20%, and is eligible for TESG Funding of up to €1000 available for unemployed through Intreo**

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Guided Learning Hours – 122

Learning Focus

  • UV30563 – Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • UV30564 – Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • UV3M 0566 – Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Prior Qualification Requirements

Candidates should have a level 3 (level 5 Irish National Framework) skills in the subject you intend to teach and ITEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training. All applications are subject to an informal interview before securing a place on the course. You must have competent reading and writing skills in the English language.


Course fees including text book and ITEC final Certification

Blended Learning

Candidates can attend on site or dial in via zoom

Career Prospects

On successful completion of your Level 3 Course, you will be eligible to work as a Tutor/Assessor. This course also provides progression opportunities towards Level 4 & 5 studies of tutoring if you are looking to further develop your skills and qualifications as a tutor


  • Continuous Assessment
  • IQA and EQA visits (Online & In Person – ITEC Dependent) Based on yearly school plan.

All Deposits are non- refundable and non-transferable.

Additional information


Dates to be confirmed