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SCT Partnership AFS V.6

TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment Tools 


Southern Cross Training is offering one of the two new CORE

UNITS is in the Certificate IV TAE40116 Qualification.

It is also a Diploma level course, and involves a considerable
amount of practical work in the workplace.


Two Day Workshop



Elements and Performance Criteria 


Elements describe the essential outcomes. Performance criteria describe the performance needed to
demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Determine the focus of the assessment tool 1.1 Identify a target group of candidates, purposes of the assessment
tool, and the contexts in which the tool will be used
1.2 Access relevant benchmarks for assessment and interpret them
to establish evidence required to demonstrate competence
1.3 Identify, access and interpret industry requirements and relevant
contextualisation guidelines
1.4 Identify other related documentation to inform assessment tool
2. Design the assessment tool 2.1 Select assessment methods that support the collection of defined
evidence, taking into account the context in which the assessment
will take place, and meeting the principles of assessment
2.2 Enable candidates to show or support their claim for recognition
of current competency through selected assessment methods
2.3 Consider different assessment instruments for the selected
assessment methods to generate options for collection of evidence
2.4 Consider how the assessment instruments will be administered
3. Develop the assessment tool 3.1 Develop specific assessment instruments that support the
collection of evidence that meets the rules of evidence
3.2 Define and document clear and specific procedures instructing
assessor and candidate on the administration and use of assessment
3.3 Consider the requirements of assessment system policies and
procedures, and address storage and retrieval needs, and review,
evaluation and version control procedures as part of this process
4. Review and trial the assessment tool 4.1 Check draft assessment tools against evaluation criteria and
amend as required
4.2 Trial assessment tools to validate content and applicability
4.3 Collect and document feedback from relevant people involved in
4.4 Make amendments to the final tool based on the analysis of
4.5 Appropriately format, and file, finalised assessment tool according
to assessment system policies and procedures



Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this
unit, including:
• developing at least three assessment tools that support different assessment methods, and address at least one unit of competency each. Each assessment tool must:
• include the instruments for collecting evidence, reflecting the principles of assessment and the rules of evidence, and related instructions to the assessor/s and candidates
• show how the contextual needs of different environments are addressed

reporting on the trial and review of each assessment tool, including proposed changes.


Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge to effectively complete the task outlined in the elements
and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:
• the principles of assessment and how they are applied when developing assessment tools
• the rules of evidence and how they have been incorporated in the tools developed
• different assessment contexts and their relationship to developing assessment tools
• the dimensions of competency and how they are incorporated in the development of assessment tools
• the contextualisation of units of competency and contextualisation guidelines
• the components of training packages relevant to the development of assessment tools
• different assessment methods, their purposes and uses
• evaluation methods appropriate to the trial and review of assessment tools
• the principles of reasonable adjustment
• workplace health and safety (WHS) responsibilities associated with assessing competence, including:

• requirements for reporting hazards and incidents
• emergency procedures
• procedures for the use of relevant personal protective equipment
• sources of WHS information.


 TAEASS502 Workshop Schedule 2019





19 - 20


 12 - 13


Time: 9:30 am — 4:30 pm

On-line plus 2 day Workshop 'Assessment Cluster'covering all required assessment units

Price: $630

Details of the NEW workshop program are here


Payment Methods:

- Over the phone using Credit or Debit Card

- Bank transfer using the following details: 

• Account name: Southern Cross Training
• BSB 062 037
• Acc no. 1007 2383



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