Instructors and Assessors

Instructors

The role of the instructor is to deliver effective training to candidates attending IWCF accredited programmes.

There are two programmes that instructors can teach:

To be accredited as an instructor, applicants must:

  • Have the relevant technical knowledge
  • Have achieved the standard of IWCF certification for the programme they are applying to instruct
  • Demonstrate they can teach in a classroom environment.

IWCF offer a Train the Trainer course for those who want to become instructors. This interactive three-day course demonstrates effective communication and presentation techniques.

If you have any questions, please contact accreditation@iwcf.org

Assessors

The role of the practical assessor is to evaluate a candidate’s performance during the IWCF practical assessment by grading each candidate against a set IWCF criteria.

To be accredited as a practical assessor, applicants must:

  • Have the relevant technical knowledge
  • Have achieved the standard of IWCF certification for the programme they are applying to assess
  • Have completed a training programme in the procedures, documentation and methodology of the IWCF practical assessment
  • Have completed a training programme in the operation of each simulator model used at the applicant’s assessment centre
  • Be able to programme each simulator to create an exercise that meets current IWCF well design rules
  • Demonstrate their ability to carry out practical assessments according to the IWCF practical assessment procedure.

It is mandatory for all new practical assessors to attend the five-day long IWCF Assessor training course. This course is designed to give practical assessors the knowledge and understanding required to conduct practical assessments to IWCF standards. ensuring a consistent standard of assessment globally.

For further information, please contact accreditation@iwcf.org