Course Title: Participate in assessment validation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4277

Course Title: Participate in assessment validation

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Paschal Somers

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4911

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in an assessment validation process.

This unit typically applies to assessors participating in assessment validation. It does not address leading the validation process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEASS403A Participate in assessment validation


1/. Prepare for validation

2/. Contribute to validation process

3/. Contribute to validation outcomes

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:
• actively participate validation sessions or meetings which address the critical aspects of validation using different validation approaches and activities
• clearly explain purposes of validation and the legal and ethical responsibilities of assessors
• collate documentation relating to validation process
• be able to demonstrate communication and liaison with relevant people
• provide feedback and interpret documentation in validation sessions
• record contribution to validation findings.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is made up of formative in class activities, holistic assessment with other Assessment units in the form of 3 projects - one (1) in which where students plan and conduct an assessment  (1) evidence gathering activity - completed in class, one (1) project where students plan and conduct two assessment in the workplace and one (1) project where students participate in two (2) assessment validations, one (1) during training and one (1) in a workplace context.