About the workshop
This 5 day workshop is based on the SAQA-registered unit standard 115753 Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessment, NQF Level 5, with 15 credits. This generic assessor unit standard is for people who assess or intend to assess candidates against unit standards and/or qualifications. People who have achieved this unit standard will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise in line with the Criteria for the Registration of Assessors.
Cobus Cato holds a bachelor’s degree in Education Training and Development from North West University (2011) and obtained his Honors degree in Education Training and Development from North West University in 2013. He is registered as a constituent assessor and moderator with a number of SETA’s and has been actively involved in training since 1985. Cobus is also a registered Member of the South African Board for People Practices, the Chartered Institute of Professional Practitioners & Trainers, and the Association for Skills Development in South Africa
Who should attend?
Attendance is essential for all members who are new to the skills development reporting requirements for mandatory grants and who wish to ensure that they are at the forefront of effective implementation. This includes newly appointed skills development facilitators, human resource managers, training managers, managers, owners and managers of small and medium enterprises. The workshop will also be valuable to experienced managers who would like to brush up on their knowledge and get to grips with the system.
The workshop will cover
Learning Assumed to be in Place
• Participants do not require any previous knowledge of the NQF nor do they need to have assessment experience. However, assessors do need to have a qualification or experience (at least on the same level) in the occupation or subject matter they will be assessing. Learners must be able to communicate and understand the English language with a high level of proficiency.
The Role of the Assessor
• The role of the assessor is to assess a learners’ competence against standards and qualifications registered on the NQF, using pre-designed instruments. An assessor must do this in a manner that is fair, valid, reliable, and practicable and without bias or discrimination.
What is a Registered Assessor?
• A registered assessor is someone who is competent against the generic unit standard Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessment 115753; and meets the relevant ETQA assessor registration requirements.
• This means the assessor must be qualified and experienced to assess within a specific field of learning and/or work.
Who should be trained as Assessors?
• Anyone who needs to become a registered assessor.
• Line staff responsible for assessment in the workplace (such as supervisors and managers).
• HR and HRD practitioners.
• Anyone who needs to achieve an NQF-registered ETDP or HR-related qualification, as this qualification requires competence in the generic unit standard Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessment.
Workshop Learning Objectives
In preparing for assessment against the Unit Standard, participants will learn how to:
• Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment
• Prepare for assessments
• Conduct assessments
• Evaluate and record evidence and make assessment judgments
• Provide feedback on assessments, and
• Review assessments
Workshop learning activities and materials also address the following:
• Overview of the NQF system of SAQA, and the Skills Development Act
• Assessment principles and methods
• Assessment implementation and procedures
• Feedback after assessment and documentation required
• Evidence of competence
• Recognition of Prior Learning implementation portfolio preparation, and
• Assessment systems.
• Workshop Methodology
Learners are required to participate fully in group and individual learning activities throughout the workshop.
Furthermore, learners are encouraged at all times to identify and express their specific learning needs and also to contribute to the pool of knowledge from their own experience.
• During the workshop participants will be briefed on how to prepare and present an evidence portfolio for assessment.
• As soon as a candidate assessor is judged to be competent, he /she will be issued with a certificate of competence.
• This certificate will be accepted by the relevant ETQA in the registration of assessors.
• We will also submit results to the ETDP SETA who will issue an endorsement letter to the assessor.
• This certificate is nationally recognized and accepted
Included in the fees
• Course material
• Refreshments (public course)
• Light lunch (public course)
• Notes and PoE
• Parking (public course)
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