SAQA sees the role of assessment as “Measuring the achievement of specified National Qualification Framework Standards and Qualifications”. 

Assessment needs to be conducted against the specific outcomes using the assessment criteria against unit standards which has been set out in the National Qualifications Framework. Therefore assessment links learning with the specific outcomes and evidence of the learning.

This course will help you to have a clear understanding of outcomes based assessment and recognition of prior learning.  

You will also be able to design and conduct outcomes based assessment according to guidelines given by SAQA, ensuring learner competence is measured effectively using sound assessment principles.

Learn how to document results and prepare reports according to the requirements of the different stakeholders in assessment.

Accredited through A5 Competence Evolution (ETDP10728)

Unit Standard ID:  115753, 115755
Unit Standard Title: Design Outcomes Based Assessments and Conduct Outcomes Based Assessments
NQF Level: 5
Credits: 25


Once you have completed this course you will be specifically be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment
  • Prepare for assessments
  • Conduct assessments
  • Provide feedback on assessments
  • Review assessments. 

Learning assumed to be in place:

  • Grade 12 
  • Communication Literacy NQF 4
  • Computer Literacy NQF 3

Classroom Based: 

  • Contact Phase: 4 days
  • Preparation of POE & Summative Assessment: up to 8 weeks.

Online Training: 

  • Preparation of POE & Summative Assessment: up to 8 weeks.

You will receive two certificates. The first certificate will be issued to you via online and is printable once you have completed the online course as well as the formative assessment provided to you online. 

You will be required to download and print this certificate together with the portfolio of evidence guide, as well as your assignments which has to be completed and signed by you. This must be sent to us for assessment and verification.

On successful completion and acceptance of the Portfolio of Evidence and Summative Assessment the results will be submitted to the relevant SETA/ETQ for verification, once the SETA/ETQ has endorsed the results you will be issued with a statement of results as well as a certificate of competence, which will then be your second certificate.

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