PDA Conduct the Assessment Process (SCQF Level 8)

Course Content

During this course you will be assessed on tasks throughout the assessment cycle namely; Agreeing assessment arrangements with candidates, Conducting assessment with candidates, Reviewing evidence and communicating assessment decisions to candidates, Contributing and conforming to internal quality assurance requirements.    

Entry Requirements

This unit is for assessor-candidates who are assessing learners in a classroom or other off-job training environments such as training centres and workshops. (You are an ‘assessor-candidate’ if you are working towards achievement of this unit.)

It is not for those who are assessing SVQs or other qualifications that are assessed in the workplace (who should undertake the Units L&D9D or L&D9DI).  Entry is at the discretion of D&A College and no formal entry requirements are needed however you should work within an assessment role and have access to two learners.

Method of Assessment

Ongoing assessment of tasks throughout and use of a digital portfolio to capture a portfolio of evidence.

Future Prospects

Progression to 'Conduct the Internal Verification Process.'


Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date


  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Business & Administration

  • Course Fee


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