Become a Registered Moderator
SAQA regulations stipulate that prospective moderators who wish to register and be accredited as Moderators, must be competent and need a certificate against the unit standard: Moderate outcomes-based assessments. This unit standard is for people who moderate or intend to moderate assessments against unit standards and/or qualifications.
We offer accredited moderator 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 115759 – Moderate Outcomes Based Assessments – NQF Level 6 – Credits 10
Do moderator training with us and get:
- results within four weeks of handing in your portfolio
- an understanding of how to do moderation at work
Who should be trained as moderators?
- The training is suitable for trainers, ETDP’s, HR & HRD Practitioners, teachers, lecturers, line managers, supervisors, subject matter specialists, coaches, mentors and anyone who need to:
- Moderate assessments in the workplace
- Manage training quality assurance
- Evaluate training to NQF standards
- Evaluate prior learning
What entry qualification is needed?
- You need to have an assessor qualification and be an expert in your field.
- 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 need for quality assurance of assessments
- principles and methods of moderation
- moderation processes and procedures
- moderation of assessment instruments
- moderation of recognition of prior learning assessments
- how to write a moderator report and support and develop assessors.
In preparing for assessment participants learn to
- audit existing quality management policies and procedures for assessment, assessment appeal, internal moderation, and RPL
After completing this course the learner will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of Moderation as it is applied within the context of an outcomes assessment system
- Plan and prepare for Moderation
- Conduct Moderation
- Advise and support assessors
- Report, record and administer Moderation
Learners who successfully complete the portfolio of evidence will be awarded a skills programme certificate with the unit standard listed.