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Online Assessment - Developing Assessment Tools #10: How-To!

Purchase for $38.50 (AUD) incl. GST

Let's look at digital assessment tool design

We develop digital / online assessment instruments for various assessment methods live with real unit of competency examples.

Discuss technology considerations, ensuring clear instructions & tasks, applying the Principles of Assessment & Rules of Evidence & appropriateness of online assessment approaches.

Consider more advanced instructions, approaches & feedback, audio & video enhanced assessment & automating & personalising experiences. Even chatbots get a look!

Using real unit of competency examples and assessment contexts, we engage attendees in the development of assessment tools, delving into what makes assessment tools fit-for-purpose, usable & efficient!

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

3 hours in duration.

    100+ Registrations     


What we cover

Developing digital / online instruments

Technology considerations & appropriateness of approaches

Ensuring clear instructions & tasks

Various options for different assessment methods

Applying the Principles of Assessment & Rules of Evidence

Reasonable adjustment considerations

Enhancing digital / online instruments

Technology considerations

Advanced instructions, approaches & feedback

Audio & video enhanced assessment

 Automating & personalising experiences

With volumes of tips & tricks along the way!


Engaging presenter
Clarification of digital learning and digital assessment - That learning can be digital but the assessments may not be able to be undertaken digitally
The best part was showing how an online assessment could be developed if you had the same or even a similar system
Relevant examples applied
A well presented webinar
Great presentation
Another great training
The best part was how chatbots are used in assessment instructions
Free websites for using with online Digital Assessment
Up to date examples of how we can be using new technologies with great tips!
Very useful when learning about digital applications
Demos and suggestions - landbot, Accredible, h5p, knowbly, incentivisation using gamification - thoroughly enjoyed the session

Participant Feedback


Our Community Advisor - Phill Bevan

As a master assessor, Phill has undertaken tens of thousands of assessments with thousands of students in public, not-for-profit, private and enterprise provider contexts. As a qualified auditor, he has leveraged these skills in hundreds of internal reviews & regulator audits to support issue identification and robust assessment improvement projects. Phill has two decades of Assessment Tool development experience including writing assessment tools for major enterprises - ASX listed companies, TAFE Institutes, Enterprise RTOs, University dual sector providers & major private colleges - as well as working with national VET publisher teams on assessment design, and technology providers on effective digital assessment practices. His work has been deployed with student cohorts in excess of 5,000 candidates using a single designed unit of competency tool.

Holding BSZ, TAA & TAE training package qualifications at Certificate IV and Diploma level, in addition to his Masters of Education with specialisation in competency based training, Phill is the author of vetr's Assessment Tools Templates Pack now in use with hundreds of VET providers nationally.

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


Assessment including Competency-Based Assessment

  • Plan and Design Assessment
    • Identify modification and contextualisation requirements
    • Clarify role and responsibilities in the assessment process
    • Design the assessment tool
    • Develop the assessment instruments


Here is the course outline:

Developing Online Assessments

3 hrs

Explore the conversion & development of digital assessment instruments & tasks & digital assessment practices.

Further vocational education resources

2 min

Continue your exploration of vocational education resources.


The following statements are received when the course is completed:

Statement of Completion
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