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- ETDP SETA: ETDPS1440US115759, NQF6, Credits: 10

Welcome to the Moderator learning programme that will lead you to greater understanding of conducting moderation of outcomes-based assessments.  


Moderation is the process which ensures that assessment of the outcomes described in the NQF standards and qualifications is fair, reliable and valid. The Moderator training course will further your understanding of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), develop your Moderation skills and acquire a variety of qualifications within the fields of Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development. This unit standard is for people who conduct internal or external moderation of outcomes-based assessments. 


On completion of this training programme, the learner will be provided with the required knowledge and skills to conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments. 


Features & Benefits

  • This course is accredited with ETDP SETA upon successful completion of your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for Unit Standard US115759.


  • 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 Moderator for your company can save external training costs to your company or earn your own income by doing moderation for external parties. 

Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment, Moderators will have acquired these skills 

  • Demonstrate understanding of moderation 
  • Plan and prepare for moderation 
  • Conduct moderation 
  • Advise and support Assessors 
  • Report, record and administer moderation 
  • Review moderation systems and processes 
  • 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 a good comprehension of English. 
    • has completed and been found competent for Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessment, unit standard 115753. 
    • has evaluative expertise within the field in which they are moderating assessments 


  • 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: Moderation within the context of an OBE system 
After completing this module, the learner will be able to demonstrate understanding of moderation within the context of an outcomes-based assessment system 
  • Moderation contributes to quality assured assessment and recognition systems 
  • Moderation methods 
  • Key principles of assessment 
  • Moderation and assessment methods and activities 

Module 2: Plan and prepare for moderation
After completing this module, the learner will be able to plan and prepare for moderation by preparing recourses aligned with moderation system requirements. 
  • Planning and preparation activities 
  • Confirming the scope of the moderation 
  • Planning the extent of moderation and methods of moderation 
  • Clarifying the context of the assessments under review 
  • Planning the moderation methods and processes 
  • Planning the physical and human resources required 
  • Preparing moderation documents 


Module 3: Conduct moderation
After completing this module, the learner will be able to conduct moderation in accordance with the moderation plan. 
  • Conducting the moderation 
  • Checking and judging the assessment instruments and process 
  • Moderation confirms that special needs of learners have been provided for 
  • Moderating Recognition of Prior Learning 
  • Making the moderation decision 

Module 4: Advise and support assessors 
After completing this module, the learner will be able to give quality advise and support to promote assessment in accordance with good assessment principles and enhances the development and maintenance of quality management systems.
  • Advising the assessor to facilitate a common understanding 
  • Advising the assessor to develop and maintain the QMS 
  • Supporting assessors towards further development 
  • Communicating in accordance with confidentiality requirements 


Module 5: Report, record and administer moderation 
After completing this module, the learner will be able to report, record and administer moderation findings.
  • Reporting the moderation findings 
  • Maintaining moderation records 
  • Preserving confidentiality of information 

Module 6: Review moderation systems and processes 
After completing this module, the learner will be able to review the strengths and weaknesses of the moderation systems and processes.
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses of moderation systems and processes 
  • Making recommendations 
  • Enhancing the credibility and integrity of the recognition system 
  • Campus
    Start Date
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  • 21 June 2021
    23 June 2021
    Full Time
  • 23 August 2021
    25 August 2021
    Full Time
  • 27 September 2021
    29 September 2021
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Start Date
    End Date
    Book Now
  • 21 June 2021
    23 June 2021
    Full Time
  • 23 August 2021
    25 August 2021
    Full Time
  • 27 September 2021
    29 September 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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