Become a Registered Assessor
SAQA regulations stipulate that prospective assessors who wish to register and be accredited as Assessors, must be competent and need a certificate against the unit standard: Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessment
We offer accredited assessor training for those who really want to make a difference. Our training takes place over a period of three days, and can be accessed in three ways:
- Public courses are not pre-scheduled. Learners apply for attendance, we then schedule a public workshop on a regualar basis (usually on a 6-weekly basis)
- In-house courses for organisations or sectors’
- Blended e-Learning option in our Virtual e-Learning Centre. Our most affordable and popular option.
Unit Standards Covered:
- Unit Standard 115753 – Conduct Outcomes Based Assessments – NQF Level 5 – Credits 15
Do assessor training with us and get:
- results within four weeks of handing in your portfolio
- an understanding of how to do assessment at work
Who should be trained as assessors?
- The training is suitable for trainers, ETDP’s, HR & HRD Practitioners, teachers, lecturers, line managers, supervisors, subject matter specialists, coaches and mentors who need to:
- Conduct workplace assessments
- Assess competence
- Manage training quality assurance
- Evaluate training to NQF standards
- Evaluate prior learning
What entry qualification is needed?
- All you need is a qualification or experience, on one level higher, in the occupation or subject matter that you are to assess.
- Communication and Computer Literacy NQF Level 4 assumed to be in place
How long does it take?
- Our workshops and in-house courses run over three days. Portfolios and part assessment are completed on the last day of the workshop.
- Blended e-Learning: Learners set their own learning pace and complete the programme based on the time available. This can be done within a few hours, one to two weeks or even within a few months.
What you learn
Our workshop equips you to understand:
- the NQF system and the Skills Development Act
- assessment principles and methods
- assessment processes and procedures
- evidence gathering and presentation
- recognition of prior learning
- how to develop a portfolio of evidence.
On completion of the programme, learners will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of Outcomes Based Assessment and how it should work.
- Analyse and evaluate source documentation to determine if it is adequate, relevant and valid.
- Prepare for Assessment, ensuring that all the elements necessary to complete the process are in place.
- Conduct Assessments in an efficient and effective way without putting learners under undue pressure.
- Provide feedback on Assessments in a way that ensures the learner is fully informed on his or her performance
- Review Assessments so that the organisation can be sure that the process is being applied consistently
Learners who successfully complete the portfolio of evidence will be awarded a skills programme certificate with the unit standard listed.