Course Title: Assess competence

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4280

Course Title: Assess competence

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 15.0

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


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Angela Hassell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254476

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This Unit is offered in an assessment only program for our industry partners in the Community Services workforce. In this Unit your competence will be assessed in preparing for assessment, gathering quality evidence, supporting candidates, making the assessment decision, recording and reporting the assessment decision, and reviewing the assessment process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this program.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEASS402B Assess competence


1. Prepare for assessment

2. Gather quality evidence

3. Support the candidate

4. Make the assessment decision

5. Record and report the assessment decision

6. Review the assessment process

Learning Outcomes

This Unit is offered as an assessment only pathway.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit of competency is determined via a combination of assessment strategies which may include :

responses to knowledge and skill questions based on the candidate’s experience

discussion of the candidate’s experience and current practice

specific evidence-gathering tasks in the form of completed case studies

provision of evidence of qualifications

observation conducted in the workplace

professional conversation conducted face-to-face