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The QCTO will appoint an entity as an assessment quality partner only if it is satisfied that the entity has: i.      The necessary expertise, experience and standing in relation to the occupational qualifications or foundational learning for which the assessment quality partner is appointed; and ii.      the resources necessary to perform its functions In terms of clause of the QCTO Delegation Policy, 22 June 2011 the criteria have been defined in detail as follows: i.     be  recommended  to  the  QCTO  by  the  relevant      DQP  during  the occupational                           development  process at a point  when they submit  an occupational profile. Possible evidence: letter of recommendation from [...]

Measuring the results in terms of numbers

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This quantitative form of evaluation is based on inputs or values spent, either in time, money or other resources spent.

Results or numbers include:
– Number of participants attending.
– Number of absentees.
– Number of training courses provided.
– Number of training documents issued.
– Number of hours spent developing training.
– Number of hours in actual training given.
– Amount of money invested in the course.

The information is collected and analysed by the givers of the course. The data comes from the management information system of the course organisers.

It proves the facts of the course events. Various ratios can be calculated and comparisons made with past or similar training programmes. Alone it does not tell us if the participants valued or benefited from the course.