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Assessor Course

Dates: 30 Aug – 01 September.22

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We as Prospen Africa we proud ourselves in equipping our learners with the Assessor Training Course which provides an overview of education and training in South Africa and the skills development framework.

To everyone who wishes to be registered for this elective module on planning and conducting assessment. We trust that you will find this module informative and challenging and that it will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to manage assessment effectively and efficiently in your institution, whether this be at classroom, departmental or institutional level.

Accreditation

This is an accredited course. With Unit Standard 115753, NQF Level 5 with 15 credits, at the end of the course, participants will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise.

Course Overview

This course aims to provide recognition for those participants who assess people for their achievement of learning outcomes in terms of specified criteria using pre-designed assessment instruments. The outcomes and criteria may be defined in a range of documents including but not limited to unit standards, exit level outcomes, assessment standards, curriculum statements and qualifications.

  • Demonstrate engagement with outcomes-based assessment
  • Preparing and planning assessments
  • Rolling out assessments
  • Effective feedback and assessment research and review

MODULE 1 – FOCUS ON OUTCOMES

  • Competence in skills, attitudes, and concepts
  • Applied Competence through problem solving
  • Declared objective and purpose of assessment
  • Criteria and principles of effective assessment
  • Comparison of before and after assessments
  • Types of assessment
  • Assessment methodologies
  • Assessment tools and instruments
  • Criteria for method or instrument of assessment
  • Process and product
  • Assessment methodologies
  • Evidence of learning and skills acquisition
  • Direct and indirect evidence
  • Reflecting on past evidence
  • Essentials of evidence

MODULE 2 – PREPARATION OF ASSESSMENT AND CANDIDATES

  • Assessment assignment requirements
  • Environment and assessment Practices
  • Conducting the assessment
  • Dealing with the unexpected
  • Language issues
  • Questioning techniques
  • Minimum or sufficient evidence
  • Key principles for assessments
  • The “good assessment”

MODULE 3 – EVIDENCE AND MAKING JUDGEMENTS

  • Assessing evidence
  • Weighing up the quality of evidence
  • Archiving, storing and retrieval of assessment information

MODULE 4 – RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

  • Goals for RPL
  • Principles of RPL
  • Process of RPL
  • Benefits of RPL
  • Diagnostic assessments

    MODULE 5 – REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS
  • Good and bad practice
  • Feedback and review
  • Quality reviews
  • Moderation – internal and external
  • Conducting review roles

This programme runs for 3 days

Our Assessor Course is available in a variety of formats to best match your needs

In-House training: We bring the training to your location. Available with customized features created to meet your requirements.

Virtual Training: Delivered totally online, our virtual sessions are designed to keep participants engaged through relevant training, activities for practice, and ongoing reinforcement.

R 4 499.00
*Group Discounts Available on Request.

This course will be useful for:

    • Learning facilitators.
    • Learner and learning supporters.
    • Skills Development Facilitators.

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