Course Title: Plan assessment activities and processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4280 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Title: Plan assessment activities and processes

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


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2013

Course Contact: Angela Hassell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254476

Course Contact Email:

Course Description


This unit is offered to provide an assessment only pathway for our industry partners in the Community Services workforce. In this Unit you will be assessed for your competence in determining the assessment approach , determining the assessment methods, and developing simple assessment instruments.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this Unit.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes


1. Determine assessment approach

2. Determine assessment methods

3. Develop assessment instruments

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