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Assessor Training US115753 Course Details


On completion of this programme learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment;
  • Prepare for assessments;
  • Conduct assessments;
  • Provide feedback on assessments; and
  • Review assessments.

Audience:

HR Managers, Trainers, Learner Trainers, Coaches, Facilitators, T&D Managers, Skills Development Facilitators, anyone needing to assess staff or be accredited by the ETDP SETA as an assessor.

Pre-Requisites:

It is assumed for credit calculation, that learners are already competent in the learning area in which they will provide assessment. (Have scope or experience to assess in a specific field.) It is recommended that learners have at least 14 days workplace experience in training or facilitation (part time or full time and bring proof thereof). Basic communication skills (English = reading and writing skills on a NQF level 4 (Matric Level)) Access to email and where possible to the internet for

Duration:

4 Days

Price:

$525.00 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.   *Discount available

Note: information may change without notice.

About Assessor Training US115753

This training programme is ideal for those who wish to learn the methods of assessing an outcomes-based learning programme and for those wishing to improve their assessment skills. This programme equips learners with the necessary knowledge and skill to make effective judgements on a person's competency by means of assessments.

The learner will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise, as well as, carry out assessments in a fair, valid, reliable and practicable manner that is free of all bias and discrimination

Course Outline


  • MODULE 1:  Understanding of outcomes-based assessment:
    • Comparisons between outcomes-based and another form of assessment of learning.
    • RPL is explained.
    • Assessment methods described and compared.
    • Key principles of assessment.
    • The approach to giving feedback on assessment.
  •  MODULE 2:  Prepare for assessments:
    • Preparation of assessment.
    • Parties involved in the assessment.
    • All pre-assessment moderation requirements.
    •  Assessment details are explained to candidates.
    • Inputs are sought from candidates.
    • Candidate readiness for assessment is confirmed.
  •  MODULE 3:  Conduct assessments:
    • Assessment practices.
    • Assessments carried out according to the assessment design and in line with the assessment plan.
    • Questioning techniques.
    • Sufficient evidence.
    • Assessment judgements.
    • Records of the assessment.
  •  MODULE 4:  Provide feedback on assessments:
    • Feedback is clear and confined to strengths and weaknesses in performance and/or requirements for further evidence in relation to the outcome/s at hand.
    • The type and manner of feedback.
    • Feedback on the assessment process.
    • Disputes and/or appeals.
    • Agreements reached and key elements of the feedback are recorded.
  • MODULE 5:  Review assessments:
    • The review.
    • Feedback.
    • Weaknesses in the assessment design and process.
    • Weaknesses in the assessment arising from poorly defined outcomes and criteria.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.

Scheduled Dates


To apply for a booking, click on the relevant "Book Here" link below.
Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

Start DateDuration 
Mon 13 Mar 20174 daysBook Here
Mon 17 Jul 20174 daysBook Here
Mon 11 Sep 20174 daysBook Here

Gautrain

For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport, consider the Gautrain. Our training premises in Woodmead is located near the Morning Glenn Mall Bus Stop. If organised by prior arrangement we will collect delegates from the afore mentioned bus stop at no extra charge. Direction to the bus stop are as follows:

Take the Gautrain to the Sandton station.
Take the S2 Bus to Morning Glenn Mall.
We will collect you at 8:30 directly from the bus stop.

Accommodation

Please submit a query on the course page and we will be able to advise you on hotels and guest houses close to the training facility.