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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 Julie Trisnan
Telephone: (0)1784 222304
Email: jtrisnan@dyslexiaaction.org.uk
Fax:
Website: www.dyslexiaaction.org.u
  Event Details
Dates: 03/03/2022 - 03/03/2023
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 205.00
SASC Ref.: DA-15944-030322OL
   Audience Restriction
There are discounted rates for Dyslexia Guild members. Please see our website for details of the next course date: https://dyslexiaaction.org.uk/cpd-short-courses-for-teaching-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 statistical constructs; the structure of a SASC diagnostic assessment report for specific learning difficulties and the continuing professional development activities required in order to maintain professional practice standards.

   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
  • Demonstrate understanding of important basic APC statistical constructs such as the normal distribution curve and confidence intervals.
  • Describe the structure of a SASC Post-16 Years Diagnostic Assessment Report for Specific Learning Difficulties.
  • Recognise the key characteristics that distinguish a diagnostic report that meets current SASC criteria.
  • Demonstrate commitment to undertake continuing professional development activities in order to maintain professional practice standards.