Course Title: Plan assessment activities and processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4377 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Title: Plan assessment activities and processes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Important Information:

This unit of competency forms part of the Assessment Cluster of units within the Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) qualification, it is holistically delivered and assessed with the other three ASS units in this cluster.


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE5917C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2019

TCHE5917C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE5917C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2018 (MAR1)

TCHE5917C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (GT2B),

VE 2020 (GT1A),

VE 2020 (GT1B),

VE 2020 (GT1C),

VE 2020 (GT1D),

VE 2020 (GT1E),

VE 2020 (GT2A)

Course Contact: Mark Mossuto

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254929

Course Contact Email: mark.mossuto@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan the assessment process, including recognition of prior learning (RPL), in a competency-based assessment system. It applies to individuals with assessment planning responsibilities. In planning activities and processes, individuals are required to identify the components of assessment tools, analyse and interpret assessment tools, and develop assessment instruments (also known as assessment tasks) and assessment plans.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes

Elements:

1. Determine the assessment approach

2. Prepare the assessment plan

3. Identify modification and contextualisation requirements

4. Develop the assessment instruments


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:

  • plan and organise the assessment process on a minimum of five separate occasions of a different endorsed or accredited unit of competency (or clusters of units of competency) 
  • plan and organise two Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessments (which may be two of the five assessment processes above.)

 

 


Overview of Assessment

The unit TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes is holistically assessed with 3 other units within the TAE40116 qualification namely TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools, TAEASS402 Assess competence and TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation.

 

Assessment of these 4 units consists of:

  • ASS Short-answer knowledge questions
  • ASS Task 1:  Prepare for assessment and assess competence
  • ASS Task 2:  Plan assessment activities and processes on two (2) occasions
  • ASS Task 3:  Plan, design and develop three (3) assessment tools
  • ASS Task 4:  Participate in validation of three (3) assessment tools
  • ASS Task 5:  Assess competence on Five (5) occasions
  • ASS Task 6:  Short-answer knowledge questions