Assessor Training

Assessor Training
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  • 1 Day
  • 10 attendees
  • $480.00pp (ex GST)


We are passionate about Assessor training and developing good Assessor practice within the organisations we work with.

Our Assessor training workshops are completed as a one day workshop followed by assessment completion and are fully customised and targeted to:

  • ITO registered Workplace Assessors
  • Workplace Supervisors
  • Adult Education Tutors
  • Training Consultants
  • On-the-Job Trainers


There are no specific prerequisites for this course.

Want Group Training
On Your Site?

If you’d like this course to be run at your workplace, please submit your request here.

Need help?
Call 0800 267 476

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Course Content

Within our workshops we make the learning as practical as possible. This makes the trainees’ experience much more efficient, relevant and participative.

ITO / organisational requirements: The 12 best practice assessment principles

WDC/organisational requirements: Best practice assessment principles

While the study guide we provide is comprehensive in these areas, workshops may only pick out the key points of some topics including:

  • The New Zealand Qualifications Framework
  • Administrative processes
  • Standard setting bodies
  • Understanding qualifications and unit standards
  • Types of assessment
  • Assessment methods
  • The significance of pre-moderation
  • The assessment process
  • ITO / organisational requirements
  • The 12 best practice assessment principles
  • Using assessment guides
  • Evidence and judgment schedules
  • Making assessment decisions
  • Dealing with tricky situations
  • Recording assessment decisions
  • Providing feedback
  • Administrative processes
Special Note

Not all participants who engage in our assessor training work with NZQA or unit standards. In these instances, we customise the learning and assessment to focus on the standards for which the assessors will be assessing against, whether these are international standards, industry standards, organisational standards or standard operating procedures.

NZQA Unit Standards Included

4098: Use standards to assess candidate performance

What Do I Need to Bring?
  • Candidate Assessors will need to be able to complete two real assessments with their candidates within 30 days of the workshop. The portfolio of evidence includes observations.
  • Candidates must have at least one learner that is ready to be assessed for two different assessment material. eg, NZQA  unit standards, organisational standards such as verifications of competency VOC).