A1 Assessors Award: the Principles and Requirements of Assessment

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Assessor Award
Unit 1

Name.……………………………….................................... Signature........................................................................... Assessor.............................................................................. Assessor Signature............................................................ Date of Professional Discussion....................................... Date Completed.............................................................. Verifier................................................................................ Verifier Signature.............................................................. Date of Verification.......................................................... UNDERSTANDING THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF ASSESSMENT

1 - Understand the principles and requirements of assessment 1.1 & 1.3 Explain the functions of assessment and your responsibilities as an assessor in the learning and development of your learners. (Include how you identify individual learner needs, how you record achievements and set targets, how you monitor and review your learner development, how you complete formative and summative assessments, how you contribute to quality assurance and best practice)

1.2 List and define the key concepts and principles of assessment. (recognition of prior learning, special assessment requirements, skills, knowledge and understanding in relation to the roles of learners, trainers, assessors, organisations/employers during induction and the assessment process)

1.4 & 8.1 List the regulations and requirements that relate to your practices in your programme area. (Regulatory bodies and Statute Law) Explain the legal issues, policies and procedures relevant to assessment.

2 - Understand the different types of assessment method
2.1 List the performance-based and knowledge-based assessment methods you will use with your learners (individually or in a group) and compare the strengths and...
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