Outline

This unit standard is for people who design and develop assessments to facilitate consistent, credible, reliable, fair, and unbiased assessments of learning outcomes. The outcomes may be defined in a range of documents including but not limited to unit standards, exit level outcomes, assessment standards, curriculum statements and qualifications. This unit standard will contribute towards the achievement of a variety of qualifications particularly within the field of Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development

Unit Standard

Description

Level

Credits

115755

Design and Develop Outcomes based Assessments

6

10

In particular, people credited with this unit standard are able to:

• Demonstrate understanding of design principles of outcomes-based assessment,
• Design outcomes-based assessments,
• Develop assessment activities,
• Develop assessment guides, and
• Evaluate assessment designs and guides.

Prior Learning Requirements

The credit calculation is based on the assumption that those entering programmes to learn towards this unit standard:

• Have already achieved unit standard NLRD 115753: Conduct outcomes-based assessment, or equivalent,
• Are competent in the relevant field in which they are designing assessments, or have access to subject matter experts
• Are able to analyse and interpret the relevant outcomes (or standards).

Facilitation

• Video Facilitation Integrated with Assessor workshop at skills programmes level.
• An integrated Assessor / DOBA template is provided for the required Portfolio.
• Six weeks workplace assessment – to design and develop an outcomes-based Assessment
• Portfolio completed within 6-8 weeks