3.2 Evaluate the Benefits of Using Holistic Approach to Assessment

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1.1 Explain the function of assessment in learning and development

The function of assessment in learning and development is primarily to provide a measurable barometer for the students progress.
Assessment is carried out through formative (checks throughout the course), ipsative (to test against previous marks), and/ or summative (at end of course) activities to help the learner see their development whilst allowing the Assessor to give valuable feedback when appropriate. It’s purpose is to measure the learners understanding of the subject against the anticipated outcomes set by the criteria.
For example, assessment provides clear measurement and recording of achievement during a course that provides identification of individual
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The occupational standards of the assessor demand integrity and a maintenance of level of quality that can be IV and EV moderated to show the same result.
The awarding organisation criteria is crucial as it provides the levels against which all assessment decisions need to abide by.
The responsibilites of the Assessor involve planning, managing and delivering assessment, maintaining the integrity of the qualification, and always keeping a learner-centred approach to assessment.
1.4 Identify the regulations and requirements relevant to the assessment in your own area of practice
The PWT-EH must be able to:
*state the documentation required to plan the work safely and effectively *demonstrate awareness of current fire legislation *demonstrate the correct procedures for signing in and out of a station *state the key components of the Nightly Engineering Protection Arrangement (Nepa) maps *demonstrate how to check for all information using the Nepa *state the Line Clear/Safe procedures
*list the requirements for accessing the track *demonstrate how to check for the last

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