Guidance for Centres and Course Tutors

Topics: Construction, Diploma, Assessment Pages: 31 (11223 words) Published: June 26, 2014
CIOB Awarding Organisation

Guidance for Centres and Course Tutors

CIOB Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies (QCF)
CIOB Level 4 Certificate in Site Management (QCF)
CIOB Level 4 Diploma in Site Management (QCF)

January 2014

CONTENTS

Page No.

1.

Introduction

1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4

Qualifications Overview
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
The CIOB Awarding Organisation Management Committee (AOMC)
Course Administration

2.

Centre Support

2.1
2.2
2.3
2.3.1
2.3.2
2.4
2.5

Marketing and Recruitment
Training and Development
Use of the Welsh and Irish (Gaeilge) Language
Welsh Language
Irish (Gaeilge) Language
CIOB Branch Support
Funding

3.

Procedures for Course Tutors and Centres

3.1
3.1.1
3.1.2
3.1.3
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
3.7
3.8

Programme Entry Requirements and Admissions Procedure
Level 3 Indicative Entry Requirements
Level 4 Indicative Entry Requirements
Candidate Interviews
Learner Registration Information
Late Registration Fees
Learner Certifications Information
Unique Learner Number (ULN) and Personal Learning Record
Learner Record Books
Free Learner Membership to the CIOB
Centre Withdrawal

4.

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2

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2
3
3
3
3
4

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5
5
5
6
7
7
8
8
8
8

Course Structure and Procedures

4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
4.7
4.8
4.9
4.10
4.11
4.12
4.13
4.14
4.15
4.16
4.17
4.18

Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies (QCF)
Level 3 Indicative Marking Descriptors
Level 4 Certificate & Diploma in Site Management (QCF)
Learning Methods and Assessment
Level 4 Certificate and Diploma Grading
Applying Grades
Introducing Grades
Applying Grades Retrospectively
Grades and External Verification
Boarderline Cases
If a Candidate is not Satisfied with a Grade
Revision, Re-Drafting and Interim Review of Work
Exemptions
Health & Safety Unit Exemption
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Process for Recognition of Prior Learning
Aegrotat Awards
Centre Set Assignments

5.

Quality Control Systems

5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4

External Verification
External Verifiers Standardisation Forum
Internal Verification
Student Feedback

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9
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CONTENTS (continued)
5.5
Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations (RASC)
5.5.1 Access Arrangements are Agreed before an Assessment
5.5.2 Reasonable Adjustments
5.5.3 Managing the Needs of Candidates with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties 5.5.3.1 Communication and Interaction
5.5.3.2 Cognition and Learning
5.5.3.3 Sensory and Physical Needs
5.5.3.4 Emotional, Social and Behavioural Difficulties
5.6
Special Considerations
5.7
Equality and Diversity
5.8
Centre document retention
5.9
Plagiarism
5.10 Data Protection
5.11 Complaints
5.12 Appeals

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6.

CIOB Scholarships and Awards

6.1
6.2
6.3
6.4

Site Management Awards Scheme
Entry Criteria
Paul Andree Memorial Award
Other CIOB Scholarships and Awards

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7.

Contact Details

22

8.

Assessment and Marking Schemes

8.1
8.2
8.3
8.3.1
8.4
8.5
8.6
8.7
8.8
8.8.1

Guidance on Assessment for Centres and Academic Staff
Introduction
The Need for alignment
The Concept of Assessment Alignment
Assessment of Learning Outcomes
Purpose of Assessment
Formative Assessment
Summative Assessment
Principles of Assessment
References

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9.

Further Guidance Documents Available - List

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CIOBAODoc/GuidC&T/02.01.14/V1

STATEMENT

It is the responsibility of the Centre involved with the delivery of CIOB Awarding Organisation qualifications to familiarise themselves with our guidance and procedure documentation. Centre’s will be required to comply with all the relevant requirements as specified in our current and future documentation to ensure all...

References: Brown G (2001) “Assessment: A Guide for Lecturers”. LTSN Generic Centre: ISBN 1-904190-00-6
Race P (2001) “Assessment: A Guide for Learners”
Knight P (2001) “A Briefing on Key Concepts - Formative and Summative, criterion and normreferenced assessment”. LTSN Generic Centre: ISBN 1-904190-05-7
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