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Moderation is the process which ensures that assessment of the outcomes described in the NQF standards and qualifications is fair, reliable and valid.

Moderator training course will equip learners with the required knowledge and skills to conduct moderation of outcomes based assessment (internal or external). The Moderator training course will further your understanding of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and will help you in developing your skills and acquiring a variety of qualifications within the fields of Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development.




  • Leaner should have a good comprehension of English.
  • Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessment Qualification.

Course Accreditations

This course is accredited with ETDP Seta and each learner will have to submit a Portfolio of Evidence after the training, upon being deemed competent, the learner will receive a Certicate of Competence.

Course Outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of moderation
  • Plan and prepare for moderation
  • Conduct moderation
  • Advise and support Assessors
  • Report, record and administer moderationand
  • Review moderation systems and processes

Who Should Attend

  • Managers
  • Trainers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Assessment Designers
  • Facilitators
  • Coaches
  • Work Place Assessors


R9 200 Incl VAT (Per Person, Includes Training Material and Practical Exercises)


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PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during the break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits upon arrival and during each break. We also cater for special meals if arranged with us prior to training attendance.


4 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Our myWay Learning 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. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, 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 suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

DAY 1 - Registration

  • Understanding outcomes-based assessment.
  • Understanding how moderation contributes to quality standards in assessment practice.
  • Compare and describe different moderation methods within the context of the NQF.
  • Acquire knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of moderation methods.
  • Use NQF and assessment principles to ensure the fairness of the assessment.
  • Moderate the assessment of applied competence.
  • Establish the scope and parameters of moderation including planning for contingencies.
  • Prepare to conduct moderation in line with established moderation systems.
  • Organise, plan and manage own approach to moderation.
  • Use appropriate moderation methods to moderate the assessment of special needs candidates.
  • Verify moderation methods, tools and processes to include the gathering of evidence for Recognition of Prior Learning.
  • Prepare sufficient and valid documentation to record moderation decisions.
  • Ensure that planning and preparation include the sufficiency of resources and logistical arrangements.



  • Conduct moderation in settings where assessment decisions are upheld and overturned.
  • Check and judge assessment instruments, assessment process, the application of assessment principles and the assessment judgement.
  • Moderate in a manner that complies with regulations of quality assurance bodies.
  • Identify problems in assessment practice that prompt positive change.
  • Understand and apply the Learner appeal process and policy.



  • Guide and support Assessors using clear and transparent communication.
  • Advise on quality management and the improvement of systems.
  • Provide advice on the application of assessment principles.
  • Promote quality in assessment practice with guidance on the completion of Assessor reviews.



  • Collect and analyse results from moderation.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports to facilitate standards-based moderation.
  • Communicate effectively with Assessors during feedback sessions.
  • Understand the impact of assessment and moderation on Learner development.
  • Report moderation findings to all stakeholders.
  • Review the moderation process and the conduct of the Moderator.
  • Critically evaluate the manageability, the efficacy of the moderation system and the integrity of the moderation process.
  • Recommend improvement to the moderation system and the moderation process. 


* Portfolio compilation workshop.

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