Underpinning Knowledge Requirements ________________________________________
Q1. The way how I identify and use different types of evidences when carrying out assessments are by reading through all the chosen units assessment reports to have a clear understanding of the criteria/elements which the candidate must meet.
The different types of evidences which can be used are, Task Statements, Work Product/Work Evidences, Observations, Supplementary Evidences, Questionnaires, Professional Discussions and also Witness Statements.
Q2. When comparing different types of evidences, I make sure the work product covers either, the Skills and Techniques or the Performance Indicators depends on the NVQ course, this get done on both the mandatory unit as well as the unit the candidate is working on. This is done by me checking the evidence against the Assessment Report and referencing the elements which have been met.
Q3. When it comes to me collecting evidence I normally get my candidates to print their evidences in black and white instead of colour to save the cost of their ink cartridge.
If possible I would also ask them to print double sided to save paper. I always ask my candidates if they have created any sort of evidence prior to our meeting, that way I could see if the evidence is suitable for the task and if its meets any of the elements on the assessment report if so this saves a lot of time on the candidate behalf if not, I do set my candidates deadlines for them to meet, so that way then can complete to hand over evidences.
Q4. If a candidate has completed evidences prior to the assessment process I would ask them to demonstrate how they started and completed the task. I would also have a Professional Discussion with them to cover certain Performance Indicators as well as getting a Witness Statement completed by a person high then the candidate, someone who can confirm that the candidate was able tackle this task.... [continues]
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