Assessor Training Course

Our Assessor Training Course provides an overview of education and training in South Africa and the skills development framework.

During the current COVID-19 crisis we now offer the Assessor course through Distance Learning with dedicated online help.

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Centurion :

19 Apr – 21 Apr 2021 (Closed Fully Booked)

17 May – 19 May 2021

07 Jun – 09 Jun 2021

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Prerequisites : NQF Level 4 numeracy and literacy skills
US 115753   NQF Level : 5   Credits : 15
Accreditation : ETDP   SETA : ETDPS1440

Assessor Training Course

Upon completion of the Assesser Training Course, you will immediately receive a Turnstone Certificate of Attendance. Upon verified competence, you will receive a Statement of Results from ETDP SETA. This typically takes about 3 months.

Outline for the Assessor Training Course :

Lesson 1: Overview of Education and Training in South Africa

  • The Skills Development Framework
  • The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
  • The development of the NQF
  • Implementation of the NQF
  • The National Qualifications Framework (V1)
  • These principles underpin the objectives of the NQF (V1)
  • The objectives of the NQF (V1)
  • Structure of the NQF (V1)
  • Qualifications under the NQF (V1)
  • Changes to the NQF landscape
  • Why the system failed
  • Legislative framework
  • Improving the NQF
  • Standards and qualifications
  • Structure of the new NQF (2010 and onwards)
  • What has not changed?
  • The Occupational Learning System (OLS)
  • Quality assurance under the NQF (V2)
  • Learner Achievements (awards) under NQF
  • Development of Qualifications and unit standards under NQF (V2)

Lesson 2: Outcomes based training

  • Definition
  • Principles of Outcomes-Based Education And Training
  • 3 Pillars of Outcomes Based Education
  • Comparison of Outcomes-Based Education To Contents-Based Education
  • Advantages of OBE
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Role Players in The Assessment Process
  • Learner
  • Advisor
  • Assessor
  • Internal Moderator
  • External Moderator/Verifier
  • Selecting Assessors
  • Registration of Assessors
  • Unit Standard Design
  • Registration of Assessors
  • Unit Standard Design
  • Competence
  • Applied Competence
  • Assessment Purpose
  • Principles of Assessment
  • Comparison of old and new assessments
  • Assessment Categories
  • Assessment Methods
  • Assessment Instruments
  • Criteria for selection of an assessment Method/Instrument
  • The Overall Assessment Process
  • Assessment Instruments
  • Evidence
  • Direct Evidence
  • Indirect Evidence
  • Supplementary/Historical Evidence
  • Principles of Evidence

Lesson 3: Prepare For Assessments

  • Assessment Assignment
  • Assessment Requirements

Lesson 4: Prepare Candidates for Assessment

  • Assessment Details
  • Is the candidate ready for assessment?
  • Pre-Assessment Meeting

Lesson 5: Conduct Assessment and Document Evidence

  • Environment and Assessment Practices
  • Conduct the Assessment
  • Unforeseen Circumstances
  • Language
  • Questioning
  • Sufficient Evidence
  • Key Principles for Assessments
  • The “good assessment checklist”

Lesson 6: Evaluate Evidence and Make Assessment Judgements

  • Evaluate Evidence
  • Quality of Evidence
  • Storing of Assessment Documentation

Lesson 7: Provide Feedback on Assessments

  • Parties
  • Timeframe
  • Sequence
  • Formats
  • Manner of giving feedback
  • Feedback from the candidate
  • Explanation and Clarification
  • Further Development
  • Disputes
  • Appeal Procedure Example
  • Checklist for Providing Feedback

Lesson 8: Recognition of Prior Learning

  • Purpose
  • Principles
  • Process
  • Benefits
  • Diagnostic Assessments

Lesson 9: Review Assessments

  • Good and Bad Practice
  • Feedback
  • Quality
  • Moderation
  • Meeting Roles
  • Meeting Roles
  • Internal Moderation

Unit Standard Alignment:

  • US 115753, Conduct outcomes-based assessment, NQF 5, 15 credits

Articulation:

Credits obtained during this skills programme will contribute towards qualification: 50334, NC: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices, NQF Level 5.

Delivery Method:

The programme is facilitated by a competent subject matter specialist/s, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Plays; Exercises & Case Studies; Simulations, Videos/DVDs; and learner assessment. 50331, NC: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices, NQF Level 6.

Delivery Message: English

The programme is facilitated by a competent subject matter specialist/s, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Plays; Exercises & Case Studies; Simulations, Videos/DVDs; and learner assessment.

Language of delivery:

English

Certification:

  • Upon completion, the learner will receive a Turnstone Certificate of Attendance.
  • Upon verified Competence, the learner will receive a Certificate of Competence from Turnstone and Services ETDP SETA.

Accreditation and Registration:

ETDP SETA: ETDPS1440

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