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  Course Details
Examination Access Arrangements for General Qualifications Online course
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  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: 20/10/2019 - 20/10/2020
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 125.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15746-201019OL
   Audience Restriction
There is no audience restriction for this course.
   Course Summary
This course is designed for those who need a thorough grounding in the JCQ regulations and procedures, or those who require an understanding of recent changes.
   Course Detail
The rational for access arrangements
  • Types of arrangement
  • Apply for arrangements online
  • Roles, responsibilites and systems
  • Who can carry out assessments?
  • Compiling appropriate evidence
  • Resources for assessing and screening
  • Case studies and workshops
  •    CPD Themes
    • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
    • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
       Audience
    • Assessors
    • Support
    • Assessment centers
    • Training institutions
       Pre-requisites
    • 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.
       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