Review a Differant Range of Teaching Methods

LO4 Review arrange of different assessment methods
LO4 Evaluate the use of assessment methods in different context

There is a combination of assessment methods for this qualification which meets competence. The evidence must at all times reflect the policies and procedures of the workplace as informed by current legislation, the relevant service standards and codes of practice for the sector.

The prime source of evidence for competency based learning outcomes within this qualification is Assessor observation.   Direct observation of Learner's performance by a qualified occupationally competent assessor. For this to be successful a learner will need to plan what the Assessor is going to observe I like to do this with my learners so that we can set smart targets for the completion of units.
After assessments I allow sufficient time for appropriate feedback to be given verbally and written with time for the candidate to reflect or comment on the feedback.
I always praise or reinforce the positives from the assessments before focusing on the weaker areas.
I document all assessments so there is a clear record of what the candidate has already achieved, it also allows for proof that the assessment process follows the national standards for assessment and verification.

There are limits to what an observation can tell me about what the person who is being observed actually knows about what they are doing as they may just be copying what they have seen done in placement. It may then be that I back up the observation by asking the learner to produce some other type of evidence.

Where assessor observation would be difficult because of intrusion into areas
Of privacy and/or because activities occur rarely, expert witnesses may provide testimony.
Expert witnesses May observe Learner practice and provide testimony for competence based units which will have equality with assessor observation for all competence based units across the qualification. If an assessor...