Assessment Practices

Status Of The Programme: 
ACTIVE - Blended Learning
Purpose of the Programme: 

The purpose of this programme is to equip potential assessors and moderators with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to conduct assessments and moderations within their field of expertise.

► ONLY : R6 500.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for Online Blended Learning

► ONLY : R7 000.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for onsite group bookings (minimum 10 delegates)

Program Outcomes: 
Program OutcomesLevelCredits

On completion of this programme learners will be able to:

  • Conduct outcomes-based assessments
  • Design and develop outcomes-based assessments
  • Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments
Programme Outline: 
  • Outcomes-based assessment and moderation
  • Plan the assessment and moderation
  • Prepare the candidate for assessment
  • Conduct assessment and moderation and document evidence
  • Evaluate evidence and make assessment judgement
  • Provide feedback on assessment
  • Review assessment and moderation systems and processes
  • Advise and support assessors
Learning Assumed to be in Place: 

Delegates wishing to enroll on this programme should have evaluative expertise within the area of learning in which they intend to assess.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): 

RPL against this unit standard is allowed only in the case where such applicant can proof that training was conducted on the outcomes-based assessment process.


OPTION 1 (Online training via the blended learning approach):

Learning Journey and Duration: 10 Hours contact session time, spread over 5 days and 55 days for preparation of assessment. Learners will have access to the Learning Management System (LMS) for 60 days and this will include the Summative Assessment.  

OPTION 2 (Group bookings for onsite training – minimum of 10 delegates):

Learning Journey and Duration: 5 Days of classroom training.

Assessment Details: Summative assessment will be conducted within eight weeks of completing the training.  Assessment activities include observing the candidate for 2 hours through all the steps of the assessment process, evaluating all assessment documentation produced through the assessment process and questioning to test the candidate’s embedded knowledge. It also includes evaluating all moderation documentation produced during the moderation process. Assessment evidence will be uploaded on the Learning Management System (LMS) platform, via video clips OR a suitable medium, as per assessment guide.

CertificationThis includes obtaining endorsement from the ETDQA.

Unit Standards

115753 - Conduct outcomes-based assessments   

115755 – Design and develop outcomes-based assessments

115759 – Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments

Target Group: 
  • HR Managers
  • Training Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Line Managers
  • Trainers/Facilitators/Coaches
  • Skills Development Facilitators
  • Learning Material Designers