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- US115753, NQF5, Credits: 25



An Assessor is a person judging whether another person is competent and not yet competent within a certain field. 

The Assessor Skills Programme is a comprehensive SAQA unit standard-based course that covers best practice standards of assessing outcomes-based learning. Learn how to conduct assessments in your own area of expertise.


Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment Candidate Assessors will have acquired these skills

  • Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment.
  • Plan and prepare for assessment.
  • Conduct assessment.
  • Provide feedback on assessments.
  • Review assessment.
  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    • Full Time: 4 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

  • Course Prerequisites

    • Seasoned and competent in the area in which you will conduct assessments, i.e. having expertise in the area that you will be assessing.
    • No previous assessment expertise necessary
  • CPD Credits

    Ask Your Sales consultant about it.

    - ETDP SETA: ETDPS1440


    - US115753, NQF5, Credits: 25


Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.


Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.


Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.


A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.


In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.


Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

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Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

DAY 1 - Registration and introduction to the National Qualifications Framework.

  • Understanding outcomes-based assessment.
  • Comparing traditional and outcomes-based assessment.
  • Acquiring knowledge of different assessment methods.
  • Applying RPL as a method of assessment.
  • Assessing applied competence.


  • Plan the logistics and instruments required for a successful assessment.
  • Prepare the financial, physical and human resources necessary for assessment.
  • Ensure Learner readiness in keeping with organisational policy.
  • Meet with Learners and obtain input on evidence that can be produced.
  • Obtain information about Learner needs that may prevent successful assessment.
  • Prepare stakeholders to ensure that assessments remain valid and true to NQF principles.
  • Record Learner preparation and keep accurate records of Learner preparation.


  • Conduct assessments in a variety of settings.
  • Apply best-practice questioning techniques to elicit appropriate responses.
  • Make assessment judgments in situations where there is sufficient and insufficient evidence.
  • Apply valid and fair assessment methods in line with quality policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Gather and record sufficient information to ensure that meaningful feedback is given to Learners.


  • Prepare and give feedback to all stakeholders.
  • Obtain input from Learners.
  • Deal with disputes and appeals.
  • Maintain records of feedback and guidance in keeping with organisational quality requirements.
  • Evaluate the quality and strength of the assessment instruments and assessment process for incorporation into design.
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  • 02 November 2020
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By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact Learnfast offices and speak to a sales consultant.


  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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