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Criteria for the approval of an Assessment Quality Partner

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 [...]

Types of evidence

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Direct evidence

Evidence of actual performance in the workplace

Indirect evidence

This is evidence provided by the learner him/herself or by another source.

Historical evidence

This type of evidence verifies what the learner was capable of doing in the past. This is the least reliable, however, because it does not guarantee what the learner is capable of doing at present.

Ways of collecting evidence:
• Direct observation
• Work in progress
• Work related to simulations
• Test of knowledge
• Work-related project
• Assignments
• Direct questioning
• Videotape
Portfolio of evidence
• Checklists
• Logbooks
• Progress reports • Team outputs
Verification of completed work
• Performance appraisal
• Documentary evidence: – written testimony – training records
• Photographs of performance
• Written testimony
• Certificates and qualifications
• Performance records
• Documented evidence of competence