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- ETDP SETA: ETDPS1440US115753 NQF5, Credits: 15

Welcome to the Assessor learning programme where you will learn how to judge whether another person is competent or not yet competent within a certain field.  


The Assessor Skills Programme is a comprehensive SAQA unit standard-based course that covers best practice standards of assessing outcomes-based learning. Learn how to conduct assessments in your own area of expertise. This generic assessor unit standard is for those who assess people for their achievement of learning outcomes in terms of specified criteria using pre-designed assessment instruments.  


On completion of this training programme, the learner will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise.  


Features & Benefits

  • This course is accredited with ETDP SETA upon successful completion of your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for Unit Standard US115753.


  • Get 12 months access to your course via our myWay Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More)


  • This unit standard will contribute towards the achievement of a variety of qualifications, particularly within the fields of Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development.
  • Becoming an Assessor for your company can save external training costs to your company or earn your own income by doing assessments for external parties.

Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment Candidate Assessors will have acquired these skills

  • Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment.
  • Plan and prepare for assessment.
  • Conduct assessment.
  • Provide feedback on assessments.
  • Review assessment.
  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 3 Days (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are presented via our Hybrid Format allowing learners the flexibility to attend on campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.
    Online , Mentored Learning (Learn More)
    • 12 Months Self-paced, access anytime, anywhere via our myWay Learning Platform 
  • Course Prerequisites

    It is assumed that the learner:

    • has no previous assessment experience.
    • has knowledge and experience in their field of expertise, which is usually also the field that they will assess.
  • CPD Credits


Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.


Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.


Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.


A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.


In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.


Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

What you get

On completion the learners will earn:

  • Certificate of Completion from Learnfast 
  • Certificate of Competency from ETDP SETA upon successful completion of the PoE process (Moderated and found competent) 


Note: All certificates are electronically issued.

Student Testimonials

Important Notes

  • Learners to arrive at the training venue from 08:00 in preparation for 08:30 starting time
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order.
  • For full day, on campus courses, Learnfast will supply you with a computer to use for training (if applicable) & tea/coffee and a full lunch. Catering is not included for On-Site training and laptops are available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via email at least 5-10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees will be retained for no shows.
  • Virtual learners are required to have a stable internet connection & a working headset available for sound purposes.
  • Learners who use their own laptops are fully responsible to ensure that administration rights, software installations, etc. are working sufficiently prior to training.
  • Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast is not responsible for costs associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.



Module 1: Understanding outcomes-based assessment

After completing this module, the candidate-assessor will be able to demonstrate an understanding of outcomes-based assessment.

  • Outcomes-Based Assessment
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Methods of assessment
  • Key principles of assessment
  • Approach to giving feedback on assessment results

Module 2: Prepare for assessments

After completing this module, the candidate-assessor will be able to prepare resources needed for assessments.

  • Prepare for assessment to meet the requirements of the assessment at hand
  • Notify parties involved in the assessment
  • Carry out all pre-assessment moderation requirements
  • Explain assessment details to learners
  • Seek inputs from learners
  • Confirm learner readiness for assessment

Module 3: Conduct Assessments

After completing this lesson, the candidate-assessor will be able to conduct assessments by using assessment practices that promote effective, fair and safe assessment.

  • Assessment practices
  • Carry out the assessment according to the assessment design and plan
  • Use questioning techniques to elicit appropriate responses · Gather sufficient evidence
  • Ensure that assessment judgments are consistent
  • Ensure that records of the assessment are in line with the quality assurance system

Module 4: Provide Feedback on Assessments

After completing this lesson, the candidate-assessor will be able to provide feedback on assessments to relevant parties in an appropriate sequence and withing agreed timeframes.

  • Give feedback to relevant parties ·
  • Give clear and specific feedback
  • Use the correct type and manner to give feedback
  • Obtain feedback on the assessment process from the learner
  • Deal with disputes and/or appeals that arise
  • Record agreements reached

Module 5: Review Assessments

After completing this module, the candidate-assessor will be able to review assessments to ensure that the review identifies strengths and weaknesses in the instruments and processes.

  • Review the assessment
  • Analyse feedback and use it to influence future assessments 
  • Identify weaknesses in the assessment design and process
  • Identify weaknesses in the assessment arising from poorly defined outcomes and criteria


  • Campus
    Start Date
    End Date
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  • 19 July 2021
    21 July 2021
    Full Time
  • 16 August 2021
    18 August 2021
    Full Time
  • 18 October 2021
    20 October 2021
    Full Time
  • 06 December 2021
    08 December 2021
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Start Date
    End Date
    Book Now
  • 19 July 2021
    21 July 2021
    Full Time
  • 16 August 2021
    18 August 2021
    Full Time
  • 18 October 2021
    20 October 2021
    Full Time
  • 06 December 2021
    08 December 2021
    Full Time

By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact Learnfast offices and speak to a sales consultant.


  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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