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Reliability - Principles of Assessment: How-To!

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Take a detailed look at the Principle of Reliability!

Explore practical examples of ensuring your assessments are delivering reliable results across Assessors & assessment judgements.

We'll discuss how to ensure your learners' work can be consistency interpreted & marked, with key tips for supporting Assessor consistency with objective benchmark guidance & evaluative assessment instrument criteria.

Free! for VET PD Series subscribers - Register via your vetr portal dashboard.

50 minutes in duration.

  335+  course registrations

What we'll cover

  What is meant by Reliability?

  Where are assessment tools & Assessor interpretations going wrong? 

  Building in robust, objective marking guidance, benchmark answers & evaluative criteria - with practical examples.

  Processes to support Assessor consistency.

  Tips & tricks for your assessments, with practical examples & prior regulator audit findings.

Great examples of the topic in practice
I feel more secure in my understanding of this 
 Interesting contemporary view of the concept of reliability

Participant feedback


Confirm your understanding of current terms, definitions & requirements, & implement robust approaches!

 A Statement of Completion is available on completion of course activities.


Assessment including Competency-Based Assessment

  • Prepare for Assessment
    • Analyse and interpret units of competency and accredited modules
    • Analyse and interpret assessment information
    • Determine the assessment approach
  • Plan and Design Assessment
    • Develop the assessment instruments
  • Conduct Assessment
    • Confirm organisational arrangements for evidence gathering
    • Collect evidence in accordance with the assessment plan
    • Gather quality evidence
    • Make the assessment decision
    • Validation
      • Contribute to validation outcomes


    Here is the course outline:

    Terms & definitions

    9 min

    Assessment methods

    13 min

    Decision making rules

    24 min

    Reliability - Top Tips!

    16 min

    Further vocational education resources

    3 min


    The following statements are received when the course is completed:

    Statement of Completion
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