Events / CPD

Assessing for JCQ Access Arrangements: London based events 

Designed by Lia Castiglione and Judy Capener

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Patoss AAA is a new postgraduate course which meets the JCQ requirements for Access Arrangements Assessor Training. Successful completion will enable participants to carry out assessment for access arrangements in GCSE and GCE qualifications.The course is delivered through blended learning incorporating 200 hours of study time, 4 attendance days (London based) and a dedicated online learning platform. Complete fee of £1400.

The next course will begin on 10 September 2018 and will run through to spring 2018. Subsequent courses will run each Feb/March and September. The course can also be provided as an On Site Training Event – please contact us to discuss. 

Entry requirements apply so please contact the course leader Lia Castiglione at to find out more or request an application form.

For more details, download our brochure and/or download an application form.


New CPD Events for 2018:

Looking Beyond the Scores - Assessment of HE & Adults

Rocket Science or Basic Life Skills? – Developing Metacognition and Critical Analysis Skills for HE Students with SpLDs

Assessing Learners (post-16 years old) with EAL and/or Complex Linguistic Backgrounds

New dates and venues added for JCQ Access Arrangements 2018/19 - book now! New foe 2018: Liverpool  and Exeter

Extra Renewing Your APC event: 14 November 218 London

Providing CPD and additional training

Patoss runs a range of CPD Events every year as well as an annual conference with an important keynote speaker and a mix of practical workshops to help you update your skills. The courses are offered in London and the regions. Download a pdf version of our 2018 CPD Programme here.

For more information and to book an event scroll down this page and click on individual events. Did you know Patoss can also run many of our CPD events 'On Site' for those who can't make it to our national events - download our brochure here. Patoss is a SASC (SpLD Assessment Standards Committee) authorised CPD provider and provides SASC-approved CPD for renewal of your APC at a reduced rate for members:

Patoss members please note: To get the discounted rate for training you must log into your account as set up already by Patoss using the email address you have provided us with.  Do not create a new account as this will not give you the discounted rate. If you are unable to log in contact us for help and we will reset your password for you. Book early to avoid disappointment. Please see terms of our  Cancellation policy which may be applied in the event of a cancelled booking.

Upcoming Patoss Events

2018 Annual Conference & AGM

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LON02/05/18 How to Help Learners with Verbal Memory Difficulties

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LON15/05/18 Supporting the Dyslexic Student to Effectively Learn in the Digital Age

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LON16/05/18 Diagnostic Assessment: Renewing Your Assessment Practising Certificate: SASC Authorised

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LON23/05/18 Essentials of Assessing and Reporting Reading Comprehension: SASC Authorised

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