DATE: 19 – 21 August 2015
VENUE: 2nd Floor, Langham House, 59 Long Street, Cape Town
For more information or to register:
Tel: 021 – 422 1644
Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments
The moderator’s role is to ensure that the assessment process is fair, valid, reliable and practicable. A moderator is therefore responsible for moderating and supporting assessors, as well as setting up and managing an assessment and moderation system (through policies and procedures). The moderation process maintains the quality and credibility of assessment of all unit standards and qualifications within the NQF system.
This course will equip participants with the knowledge and skills to conduct the moderation process in a manner that meets all the requirements of the South African Qualifications Authority.
Units in this course:
- Understanding the moderation process
- Planning for moderation
- Conducting moderation
- Advising and supporting Assessors
- Record keeping and administration
- Reviewing the moderation process
A prerequisite for entry into this course is that the candidate must hold Unit Standard 115753: Conduct outcomes-based assessment.
Furthermore, candidate moderators should have access to assessors and completed assessments within their own organisation/ company so that the learning process can be linked to their real context. Alternatively, The Fundamentals Training Centre can facilitate access to assessors and provide sample assessments.
Candidates who complete this course will earn the Unit Standard as follows:
Unit Std ID: 115759
NQF Level: 5
Moderation is the quality process set in place to ensure that all assessments are valid, authentic, current, consistent, sufficient, reliable and fair. Moderation is an integral part of the compliance requirements of any Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA).
The Moderator ensures that the Assessors are guided and supported throughout the learning and development phase in order for the Assessors to be a benefit in the learning journey of all learners. Moderation activities help build the self esteem and confidence of Assessors as this process ensures that the 360° feedback model is implemented.
Units in this course include:
- Unit 1: Outcomes-based assessment system
- Unit 2: Plan and prepare for moderation
- Unit 3: Conduct moderation
- Unit 4: Advise and support assessors
- Unit 5: Report, record and administer moderation
- Unit 6: Review moderation systems and processes
Who should attend this course?
This course is aimed at education, training and development practitioners who wish to become moderators.