Assessor Training Course

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

We also offer the Assessor course through Distance Learning with dedicated online help.

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Centurion :

12 Jul – 14 Jul 2021

16 Aug – 18 Aug 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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