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  Course Details
Access Arrangements: Update/Refresher Course for 2019/2020 regulations: Full Day Option
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
Council Building
Victoria Square
B1 1BB
United Kingdom
  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.uk
  Event Details
Dates: 26/09/2019 - 26/09/2019
Times: 09:30 - 16:00
No. of Delegates: 60
Delegate Price: GBP 135.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15693-26919
   Audience Restriction
This is not a basic course and will assume a level of knowledge and experience. Attendees will need to confirm that they have a good 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 2014/15, including updates to the Access Arrangements Online system.
   Course Detail

Morning Session:


With reference to the changes for the 2014/15 regulations     

·                     Rationale for Access Arrangements

·                     Types of Access Arrangement

·                     Applying for arrangements online

·                     Recommendations (with samples) of new and established tests

·         Roles, responsibilities and systems 

Case Studies

·         Completion of form 8

·       Brief Q & A Session



Afternoon Session: various options are available:

Supporting students with mental health issues - Presentation

Candidates with unusual score profiles - Presentation and discussion  


Questions and answers

Case studies and workshops

An opportunity to examine 40+ recommended tests

Opportunities to network with colleagues in the same role

   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 will need to confirm that they have a good knowledge of the JCQ regulations and procedures.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Delegates will be able to:
  • Understand how to assess for Access Arrangements
  • Select appropriate tests, including recent publications
  • 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 the JCQ regulations
  • Interpret standardised scores in the light of candidate needs