In some respects, the ACSF pre enrolment indicator tool is not much different to your normal processes of developing and facilitating assessment processes within your VET courses.
As with a course unit, once you have developed your pre-enrolment assessment tools, you need to develop an assessor guide.
This guide will provide expected/accepted answers to the pre-enrolment assessment questions.
The purpose of the assessment guide is to:
- Provide the assessors with expected/accepted answers
- Ensure consistency in assessment decisions within a range of assessors
- Demonstrate the level to which the responses should be developedby the student
- Assist new assessors by providing sample answers
Your assessor guide should also include clear instructions on how the assessment should be conducted:
- Are the assessments to be conducted 1:1?
- Are they to be conducted in a group environment?
- Who can facilitate the assessment process?
- Can the potential students use a calculator?
- Can the potential students use a dictionary?
- What the assessor should do if they are unsure if the student responses are satisfactory or not.
- What the assessor should do if the student has been unable to answer the questions in line with the assessor guide
- Who the assessor should refer to if they are unsure regarding any aspects of their role.
- Along with any specific organisational considerations related to how your RTO conducts their pre-enrolment processes.
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