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  Course Details
Online Course: Applying for an Assessment Practising Certificate
Course Level: Advanced
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 12 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Dyslexia Action Training/ Real Training
Course Manager: Mrs Kathryn Benzine
Telephone: 01784 222304
Email: trainingcourses@dyslexiaaction.org.uk
Fax:
Website: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk
  Event Details
Dates: 11/02/2018 - 11/02/2019
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 205.00
SASC Ref.: DA-15617 110218 OL
   Audience Restriction
There are discounted rates for Dyslexia Guild members. Please see our website for details of the next course date: http://dyslexiaaction.org.uk/courses-for-qualified-spld-professionals/
   Course Summary
This specialist assessment CPD training course covers current best practice in report writing and preparation for those looking to gain or renew an Assessment Practising Certificate.
   Course Detail

This course has been specifically designed to update specialist teacher assessors on the SASC requirements for dyslexia/SpLD report writing and to meet APC renewal criteria. This online course runs over a four-week period and is supported by specialist tutors through online forums. Participants will be able to update their knowledge and understanding by revisiting and reviewing aspects of psychometric testing; improve their skills by considering the SASC report writing requirements; examine good practice Case Studies; review Dyslexia Action's evaluation criteria and match these in order to produce a good report. 

   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Training institutions
   Pre-requisites
  • Qualified assessors wishing to renew their APC.
  • Qualified assessors seeking an APC for the first time.
  • Qualified assessors wishing to advise potential APC applicants.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Identify clearly the criteria for Assessment Practising Certificate (APC) renewal.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of important basic APC statistical constructs such as the normal distribution curve and confidence intervals.
  • Confidently interpret and review diagnostic reports from other practitioners.
  • Recognise the characteristics that distinguish a diagnostic report that meets the SASC APC renewal criteria.
  • Recognise the critical importance of continuing professional development for the specialist assessor professional.