• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

  • Unit to be Validated

  • Training Package Unit Resides

  • Enter date of last validation for this unit.

  • If the previous validation records are present, have the recommendations been auctioned?

Validity - Assessments should cover the range of skills & knowledge necessary to demonstrate competency. Attach an assessment map & guide. List evidence & record comments. If no is selected, then make recommendation.

  • The assessment tasks are based on realistic workplace activities, contexts & demonstrate currency?

  • The evidents relates directly to the unit of competence.

  • The tool will assess the candidate's ability to meet all the performance criteria for this unit of competency?

  • The tool has at least two forms of evidence for each performance criteria?

  • The assessment tasks have been designed to allow holistic & integrated assessment of knowledge, skills & attitudes?

  • More than one task & source of evidence will be used as the basis for judgement?

  • Evidence drawn from a variety of performances over time where practical? (Formative Assessment)

  • Different sources of evidence of knowledge & skills that are underpinning for this unit of competency will be considered in the assessment?

  • The purpose, boundaries & limitations of the interpretations of evidence have been clearly identified?

  • The methods & instruments selected are appropriate for the industry sector?

  • The methods & instruments selected meet approved current industry standards?

  • Where practical, the methods & processes for assessment have been validated by another person with expertise in the competencies being assessed?

Reliability -Reliability is the consistency with which an assessment method measures what it is supposed to measure. Highly reliable assessment methods are designed so as to eliminate all possible errors & as such can be used repeatedly in a unchanging situation to produce constant results.

  • Critical aspects of evidence have been identified, & the assessment tool ensures that these aspects are assessed?

  • Assessors have prepared assessment exemplars, checklists & sample answers?

  • The assessment guide/tools for observing & recording evidence are based on the unit of competency?

  • Clear guidelines are available from the RTO to ensure that assessors make consistent decisions over time & with different candidates?

  • Where multiple assessors are involved in conducting parallel assessment events, the strategies used have been agreed in a delivery strategy?

  • Consistent instructions to candidates & procedures for undertaking assessment are available to all assessors from RTO's?

  • Where work samples are to be used as evidence, candidates will receive specific guidelines on requirements, including information about ensuring authenticity & currency of the evidence?

  • Where a unit or units of competency are to be assessed in different situations, the situations are generally comparable?

Flexibility - Assessment should cover both on-and off-the job components of training. Assessment procedures should be relevant for the recognition of competencies no matter how, where or when they have been acquired.

  • The assessment approach cab be adapted to meet the needs of all candidates & workplaces?

  • Where practical & appropriate, assessment/evidence will be negotiated & agreed between the assessor & the candidate?

  • Candidates will be able to have their previous experience or expertise recognised?

  • The assessment strategy adequately covers both the on- and off-the job components of the training?

Fairness - Assessment procedures & criteria for judging performance must be clear to all learners seeking assessment.

  • Candidates will be given clear & timely information on assessment?

  • Information for candidates will cover assessment methods, procedures, the criteria against which they will be assessed, when & how they will receive feedback & the mechanism for appeal?

  • The assessment tool has a process for customization of the assessment, which will be negotiated with candidates to meet any special needs?

  • Candidates will be made aware of their responsibilities with regard to assessment?

  • The assessment approach chosen caters for the language, literacy & numeracy needs of all candidates?

  • The special geographic, financial or social needs of candidates have been considered in the development & conduct of the assessment?

  • Reasonable adjustment can be made to the assessment strategy to ensure equity for all candidate, while maintaining the integrity of the assessment outcomes?

  • Opportunities for feedback & review of all aspects of assessment will be provided to candidates?

  • There are clearly documented mechanisms for appeal against assessment processes & decisions & these will be provided to candidates prior to assessment?

General review of assessment tool by validation team.

Modification is required of the tool, & will be carried out by?

  • Agreed by?

Moderation leader to sign ( on behalf of the validation team).

  • Signed by?

Follow up action completed by?

  • Name of person completing follow up.

  • Enter date action completed.

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