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A Guide to Conducting Assessment Validations

Purchase for $85.00 (AUD) incl. GST

A pragmatic approach to conducting effective assessment validation

Assessment validation is a review process used to confirm that an RTO’s assessment system can and is consistently producing valid assessment judgements. This deep dive webinar delivers a pragmatic approach to conducting effective assessment validation. You will learn methods and techniques for validating assessment tools.


Webinar details

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2024

Time: 12.00pm AEDT (Sydney, Melbourne)

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Investment: $85.00 inc GST.

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  • RTO Managers
  • RTO Compliance Managers
  • RTO Compliance Officers
  • TAFE Teachers
  • Trainers and assessors working for an RTO
  • VET practitioners who need to plan, participate in, or lead assessment validation meetings


Topics Covered

  • Compliance requirements
  • 10-step process for conducting assessment validation
  • Methods for checking assessment instruments and assessment instructions
  • Attributes of an assessment validator


Learning Outcomes

At the end of this session, participants will have an understanding of:

  • Prepare for assessment validation
  • Check the assessment tool for compliance with the Principles of Assessment and the Rules of Evidence
  • Review a sample of completed assessments



Presenter ImageAlan Maguire

Alan Maguire has had extensive experience in the vocational education and training (VET) sector, working for major corporations, TAFE institutes and industry associations. He has represented the work skills and training needs of industry and employers on a range of committees and working groups, including Victorian ITABs, Course Accreditation Committees, Course Re-accreditation Committees, and Industry Reference Committee. 

Alan has performed various roles including trainer, instructional designer, project manager, quality manager, RTO auditor, program manager, RTO manager, and VET adviser. After a career spanning more than 35 years, he has turned his attention to informing and educating the next generation of VET practitioners, including the frequent publication of articles on LinkedIn about Australia’s VET system and the TAE Training Package. 


A Statement of Attendance is issued on completion of live event activities.

Note the video recording of the live event will be available to all participants within 7 days after the event, for limited viewing of 30 days.



  • Validation
    • Prepare for validation
    • Participate in the validation of assessment tools
    • Contribute to validation outcomes
    • Record and report findings



The following statements are received when the course is completed:

VDC - Certificate of Attendance
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