Assessment in Practice

Course code ASP402

This online course provides you with a professional opportunity to apply assessment in practice, in a workplace setting. 

You will have the skills and knowledge to assess diverse learners, including youth.  Using workplace assessment resources, you will conduct assessments, make assessment judgements using evidence based criteria and clearly communicate your assessment decisions to a range of people, including feedback on assessment design and process.  Quality assurance systems including consistency management are also explored.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 4  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,000 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Conduct ethical workplace assessments which comply with standards and are inclusive, including Maori perspectives and Pacific approaches.
  • Provide effective assessment feedback to diverse learners in workplace and/or youth assessment settings. 
  • Evaluate assessment design and process and communicate results to organisational stakeholders to inform ongoing workplace assessment practice.
  • Contribute to organisational quality assurance of assessment-related activities, including consistency management systems and processes


This course is 100% internally assessed


No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.