Moderator

MODERATOR TRAINING COURSE

This course is accredited by the ETDP Seta and covers unit standards 115759 at NQF level 6 worth 10 credits. Duration: 3 days

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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. 

It is the responsibility of the Moderator to moderate assessment in terms of the relevant outcome statements and quality assurance requirements. The responsibility of the Moderator is great and thus they need to meet a high standard of criteria and have to be registered before they are allowed to moderate. 

COURSE OUTLINES

  • The Purpose of Moderation in assuring quality assessments
  • The Principles and methods of Moderation
  • Review Moderation Systems and procedures
  • Co-Operative / OBE Learning
  • Plan & prepare for Moderation including assessment instruments
  • Recording and writing a Moderation report
  • Develop and support the assessors

COURSE CONTENT

MODULE 1:

  • Moderation within the context of an OBE system
  • Moderation and assessment methods and activities
  • The moderator’s role and responsibilities

MODULE 2:

  • Plan and prepare for Moderation 
  • Planning the extent of moderation and methods of moderation 
  • Clarifying the context of the assessments under review
  • Considering special needs 
  • Planning the moderation methods and processes 
  • Moderation techniques and processes
  • Sampling of assessments

MODULE 3:

  • Conduct moderation
  • Checking and judging the assessment instruments and process
  • Confirming that special needs of learners have been provided for
  • Handling appeals against assessment decisions
  • Moderating recognition of prior learning
  • Making the moderation decision
  • Moderation checklists
  • Confirming the assessment decisions

MODULE 4:

  • Advise and support assessors
  • The varccs report
  • Giving feedback to assessors

MODULE 5:

  • Report, record and administer moderation

MODULE 6:

  •  Review moderation systems and processes
  •  Using a Swot Analysis
  • Management Systems and Policies

COURSE COSTING

Total fees: R3400 per learner

Fee covers the following items:

• Learning material

• Learner Portfolios

• Facilitation and Assessment.

• ETDP SETA Statement of Results

• Certification

WHO THIS COURSE WILL BENEFIT

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