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:

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.


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