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  Course Details
Online 3 hour option; Access Arrangements: Update/Refresher Course for 2020/2021 regulations
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 3 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

Telephone:
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  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: 28/08/2020 - 28/08/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 85.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15810-280820 OL
   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

This 3 hour online course will cover the JCQ regulations for Access Arrangements with reference to the changes for 2020/2021. It is offered as a live interactive webinar on various dates in September, or a prerecorded course that can be accessed at any time. 


  • 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
   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