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  Course Details
Access Arrangements: Update/Refresher Course for 2020/2021 regulations: Full Day Option
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
89 Southmead Road
BS34 7RF
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.u
  Event Details
Dates: 21/09/2020 - 21/09/2020
Times: 09:30 - 16:00
No. of Delegates: 100
Delegate Price: GBP 140.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15799-210920
   Audience Restriction
This is not a basic course. It will assume a good working knowledge of the JCQ regulations and procedures. Delegates will need to confirm that they have this when registering for the course.
   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 2020/2021, including updates to the Access Arrangements Online system.
   Course Detail

Morning Session:


With reference to the changes for the 2020/2021 regulations     

·                     Rationale for Access Arrangements

·                     Types of Access Arrangement

·                     Applying for arrangements

  • Roles, responsibilities and systems

·         Completion of form 8

·         Case Studies

·         Discussion

·      Brief Q & A Session

The opportunty to examine 50 + tests and assessements


Afternoon Session: various options are available:

Providing Evidence of the normal way of working  - live presentation with Lia Castiglione
Extended Q & A
Case Studies - live session with a member of our team
Networking with colleagues carrying out 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 must confirm that they have a good working 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