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Workplace Assessment Using Direct and Indirect Methods (PDA)

Moray College UHI

Venues

Main campus

Content

The PDA in Workplace Assessment Using Direct and Indirect Methods will develop your knowledge and skills in preparing for, planning and carrying out assessment of individuals in the workplace.

You will use direct methods such as observation, examination of work products (both created and not created at the time of observation) and questioning. You may also be involved in authenticating indirect evidence such as discussion with candidates, testimony of others (witnesses), examination of candidate statements, assessment of candidates in simulated environments, recognition of prior learning (RPL), otherwise known as the accreditation of prior achievement (APA).
The PDA in Workplace Assessment Using Direct and Indirect Methods will develop your knowledge and skills in preparing for, planning and carrying out assessment of individuals in the workplace.

You will use direct methods such as observation, examination of work products (both created and not created at the time of observation) and questioning. You may also be involved in authenticating indirect evidence such as discussion with candidates, testimony of others (witnesses), examination of candidate statements, assessment of candidates in simulated environments, recognition of prior learning (RPL), otherwise known as the accreditation of prior achievement (APA).

Entry Requirements

Students must be a workplace assessor, currently working with at least two VQ candidates.

Progression Routes

Students may wish to progress to the PDA in Internal Verification of Workplace Assessment.

Start Date

Flexible

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

12 Months

Department

Business, Administration and Accounting

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration