Course Title: Participate in assessment validation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4277 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Title: Participate in assessment validation

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

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 those participating in assessment validation. It does not address leading the validation process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEASS403B 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 in validation sessions or meetings which, in combination, 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 in a logical manner
• demonstrate communication and liaison with relevant people
• provide feedback and interpret documentation in validation sessions
• record contribution to validation findings.

Overview of Assessment

The unit ’TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation’ is holistically assessed with other units within the TAE40110 qualification.  A detailed list of units can be found in the ’In Class assessment task Project 1 and Workplace Project 2.