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  Course Details
Online Option: Access Arrangements: Update/Refresher Course for 2018/2019 regulations
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 2 Minutes: 30
  Event Address

  Contact Details
Provider: Communicate-ed
Course Manager: Mrs Debbie Pollard
Telephone: 0845 331 1492
Email: admin@communicate-ed.org.uk
Fax: 0871 918 2330
Website: www.communicate-ed.org.u
  Event Details
Dates: 01/09/2018 - 01/09/2019
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 79.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15615 1918OL
   Audience Restriction
This is not a basic course and will assume a level of knowledge and experience. Attendees must confirm that they have a good working knowledge of the JCQ regulations and procedures.
   Course Summary
We invite you to join us for an update and refresher course on Access Arrangements which will cover the JCQ regulations with special reference to the changes for 2018/2019, including updates to the Access Arrangements Online system.
   Course Detail

This 3 hour online course will cover the JCQ regulations for Access Arrangements with reference to the changes for 2014/15:

  • Rationale for Access Arrangements
  • Types of Access Arrangement
  • Applying for arrangements online
  • Recommendations for new and established tests and assessments
  • Roles, Responsibilities and Systems
  • Completion of form 8
  • Case Studies
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Assessment centers
  • Training institutions
  • This is not a basic course and will assume a level of knowledge and experience. Attendees must have previously attended a full day’s training in JCQ Access Arrangements with Communicate-ed (online or venue based) or another training provider, and be able to give details of that course.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Delegates will be able to:
  • Understand the principles of assessment
  • Select appropriate tests
  • Understand the JCQ rationale for Access Arrangements
  • Describe the range of Access Arrangements available
  • Apply for Access Arrangements online
  • Explain the criteria and evidence needed for each arrangement
  • Select potential candidates
  • Interpret standardised scores in the light of current JCQ regulations
  • Interpret standardised scores in the light of candidate needs