Unit of competency details

TAEASS403 - Participate in assessment validation (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 10/Mar/2017
(View details for release 1) Replaced06/Apr/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes TAEASS403B - Participate in assessment validationUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Addition of performance criteria. 05/Apr/2016


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TAE - Training and Education Training PackageTraining and Education Training Package 2.1 
PPM - Pulp & Paper Manufacturing Industry Training PackagePulp & Paper Manufacturing Industry Training Package 2.0 
MSM - Manufacturing Training PackageManufacturing Training Package 3.0 
MEA - Aeroskills Training PackageAeroskills Training Package 2.0 
FBP - Food, Beverage and PharmaceuticalFood, Beverage and Pharmaceutical 1.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TAE40116 - Certificate IV in Training and AssessmentCertificate IV in Training and Assessment 
PPM50116 - Diploma of Pulp and Paper Process ManagementDiploma of Pulp and Paper Process Management 1-2 
PPM40216 - Certificate IV in Papermaking OperationsCertificate IV in Papermaking Operations 1-2 
PPM40116 - Certificate IV in Pulping OperationsCertificate IV in Pulping Operations 1-2 
PPM30216 - Certificate III in Papermaking OperationsCertificate III in Papermaking Operations 1-2 
PPM30116 - Certificate III in Pulping OperationsCertificate III in Pulping Operations 1-2 
PMC40116 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral ProductsCertificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products 
PMB40116 - Certificate IV in Polymer TechnologyCertificate IV in Polymer Technology 
PMA60116 - Advanced Diploma of Process Plant TechnologyAdvanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology 
PMA50116 - Diploma of Process Plant TechnologyDiploma of Process Plant Technology 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 070109 Teacher Education: Vocational Education And Training  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 070109 Teacher Education: Vocational Education And Training  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This was first released with TAE Training and Education Training Package Release 2.1.

Minor updates to Assessment Conditions.

Release 1

This version first released with TAE Training and Education Training Package Release 2.0

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in an assessment validation process.

It applies to assessors and workplace supervisors with assessment validation responsibilities participating in, but not necessarily leading, the process.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Assessment

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for validation

1.1 Discuss and confirm the purpose, context and scope of the validation process within relevant assessment system policies and procedures

1.2 Arrange materials for validation activities

1.3 Check all documents used in the validation process for accuracy and version control

1.4 Analyse relevant units of competency and agree on the evidence needed to demonstrate competence

2. Participate in the validation of assessment tools

2.1 Demonstrate active and appropriate participation in validation sessions and activities using agreed communication methods and modes

2.2 Apply principles of assessment and rules of evidence during validation sessions and activities

2.3 Check that context and conditions of assessment include clear instructions for assessor and candidate and relate directly to the assessment conditions of the relevant unit

2.4 Check that tasks to be administered to the candidate include clear and concise instructions and an outline of evidence requirements

2.5 Check that assessment decision-making rules and benchmarks, are clear and enable consistent outcomes

2.6 Check that recording mechanisms are clear and allow for sufficient information to be recorded

2.7 Review and use assessment maps to assist in determining validity of assessment instruments

3. Contribute to validation outcomes

3.1 Discuss validation findings to support improvements in the quality of assessment in a collective environment

3.2 Discuss, agree and record recommendations to improve assessment practice

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7

  • Analyses and interprets relevant policies and procedures, benchmarks and validation materials

Writing

1.1, 3.2

  • Records key information from the validation process accurately to meet requirements

Oral Communication

1.1, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2

  • Communicates with others to confirm approaches, exchange ideas and information, articulate opinions, and reach agreement with others, using suitable tone, style and language

Navigate the world of work

1.1

  • Identifies, confirms and takes responsibility for adherence to policies and procedures

Interact with others

1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2

  • Collaborates with others and contributes to activities requiring joint responsibility and accountability

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.2

  • Organises and prioritises work commitments with a sense of what is achievable within the timeframe
  • Uses analytical processes in non-routine situations gathering information, and identifying and evaluating options against agreed criteria

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation

TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Revised performance criteria.

No equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=35337905-785d-4f93-8777-e9991ad4c6c3

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This was first released with TAE Training and Education Training Package Release 2.1.

Updates to Assessment Conditions.

Release 1

This version first released with TAE Training and Education Training Package Release 2.0

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, including:

  • actively participating in a minimum of three validation sessions that address the critical aspects of validation
  • clearly identifying the purpose for each validation, and the legal and ethical responsibilities of assessors
  • collating and presenting documentation for each validation in a logical manner
  • communicating and liaising with relevant people
  • providing feedback and interpreting documentation in validation sessions
  • recording their contribution to validation findings.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge to effectively complete the task outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • how to determine the evidence needed to demonstrate competence in a competency-based environment
  • the reasons for carrying out validation and different approaches to validation that may be appropriate before, during and after an assessment
  • the components of assessment tools
  • critical aspects of validation, including validation of assessment processes, methods and products
  • how principles of assessment are addressed in validation
  • how rules of evidence are addressed in validation
  • work health and safety legislation, codes of practice, standards and guidelines that impact on assessment
  • obligations of an assessor under applicable legislation and/or standards, particularly in relation to validation activities.

Assessment Conditions

Gather evidence to demonstrate consistent performance in conditions that are safe and replicate the workplace. Conditions must be typical of those experienced in the training and assessment environment, and include access to:

  • the texts and tasks usually found in the workplace
  • units of competency and other materials used in validation sessions.

Assessors must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=35337905-785d-4f93-8777-e9991ad4c6c3

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