Workplace Assessment Using Direct & Indirect Methods PDA

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Elgin, Dunoon, Fort William and 6 other venues (Scotland)

Rs50001-60000

Important information

Description

The PDA in Workplace Assessment Using Direct and Indirect Methods will develop your knowledge and skills in preparing for, planning and carrying out assessment of individuals in the workplace.

You will use direct methods such as observation, examination of work products (both created and not created at the time of observation) and questioning. You may also be involved in authenticating indirect evidence such as discussion with candidates, testimony of others (witnesses), examination of candidate statements, assessment of candidates in simulated environments, recognition of prior learning (RPL), otherwise known as the accreditation of prior achievement (APA).

Important information

Requirements: Entry requirements Students must be a workplace assessor, currently working with at least two VQ candidates. Access routes Relevant care experience and access to candidates undertaking their SVQ awards

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location Timetable
Flexible
Dunoon
West Bay, PA23 7HP, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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For information on start dates please contact the college at which you wish to study
Flexible
Elgin
Moray Street, IV30 1JJ, Moray, Scotland
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Flexible
Fort William
Carmichael Way, PH33 6FF, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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Flexible
Inverness
1 Inverness Campus, IV2 5NA, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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Flexible
Isle Of Lewis
Stornoway, HS2 0XR, Western Isles, Scotland
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Flexible
Kirkwall
East Road, KW15 1LX, Orkney, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

Workplace Skills
Assessor
Direct Method
Indirect Method
Develop your knowledge and skills in preparing for
Planning and carrying out assessment of individuals in the workplace
Assessment of candidates
SVQ Assessment
Workplace qualifications
Standards

Course programme

Year 1 - PDAThis award provides you with the skill set and qualifications to assess, within their own subject area, so your candidates may gain certification of competence.

The PDA in Workplace Assessment Using Direct and Indirect Methods will develop your knowledge and skills in preparing for, planning and carrying out assessment of individuals in the workplace.
You will use  direct methods such as observation, examination of work products (both created and not created at the time of observation) and questioning. You may also be involved in authenticating indirect evidence such as discussion with candidates, testimony of others (witnesses), examination of candidate statements, assessment of candidates in simulated environments, recognition of prior learning (RPL), otherwise known as the accreditation of prior achievement (APA).