Introduction to Assessment

ASP401

This online course introduces you to assessment principles, processes and practices for making authentic and valid judgements when assessing learners in their workplace and/or when working with youth in transition from school to work. 

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    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,092 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

The focus includes discussion of moderation principles and practices and inclusive assessment within the bicultural context of Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Roles and responsibilities of assessors, learners and verifiers are explored, including candidate preparation for assessment and providing assessment feedback, both to learners and for improving assessment tools and standards.   

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Describe and facilitate the principles and processes for assessment and moderation in workplace and/ or youth settings, with reference to  Māori  perspectives and Pacific approaches and current assessment theory.
  • Discuss the role of assessment criteria for assessing learners in workplace and/or youth settings.
  • Discuss evidence gathering methods for enabling assessment judgements in workplace and/ or youth settings.
  • Prepare candidates for assessment.
  • Discuss, reflect and document post-assessment practices, including feedback processes, and ethical results management and professional decision making as an assessor, to enable consistent decision making and results management.

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

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  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,092 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying