Course details

Touch the hearts of the nation

Course: Training Moderator

Duration: 2 Days
The course requires that learners develop portfolios of evidence in their own time and submit it to Ndzalama Competency Learning for assessment within 90 days of completion after the initial workshop.
Price: R 3,500.00
Credit Price: R 3,900.00

This course is designed to update participant’s Quality Assurance skills. During the two-day workshop the Moderators will model effective participatory training skills. The participants meet 8 hours a day including time for technical presentations, group discussion, and hands-on participation in small-group and individual activities and role-plays. At the end of the course the each participant will have simulated a specific moderation process. The role of a Moderator is to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of moderation within the context of an outcomesbased assessment system
  • Advise and support assessors
  • Report, record and administer moderation
  • Review moderation systems and processes.
Who should attend

New or experienced moderators who have not had formal education in training *Facilitators, Trainers & Coaches · Skills Development Facilitators (SDF) · Lecturers and Teachers, Head of Departments, Supervisors, Managers amongst other quality assurers.

Learning assumed to be in place

The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners have previous assessment experience when starting to learn towards this unit standard, and in particular, recognition for the unit standard: 115753: “Conduct outcomes-based assessments”. It is further assumed that the person has evaluative expertise within the field in which they are moderating assessments.

Learning Method

Learners are required to participate fully in group and individual learning activities throughout the workshop. Learners are also encouraged to identify and express their specific learning needs and to contribute freely from their own experience. During the two day contact session, the facilitator also focus on change management and motivational aspects, as we’ve identified these issues as key areas of SAQA and implementing the NQF.

Assessment Method

During the workshop, participants will be briefed on how to prepare and present a Portfolio of Evidence for assessment against Unit Standard 115759: Conduct moderation outcomes-based assessment.

01. Module One
  • Demonstrate understanding of moderation within the context of the NQF
  • Explain moderation methods in terms of its strengths, weaknesses and applications
  • Examples of how moderation activities can contribute to quality assurance in different assessment activities
02. Module two
  • Plan and prepare for moderation
  • Describe how planning and preparation activities are aligned with moderation system requirements
  • Preparation of documentation in line with moderation system requirements
03. Module three.
  • Facilitation session - practical preparation
  • Conduct moderation
  • Moderation is conducted in accordance with the moderation plan
  • Assessment instruments and process are checked and judged in terms of the extent to which the principles of good assessment are upheld
04. Module four.
  • Advise and support assessors
  • Nature and quality of advice facilitates a common understanding of the relevant outcomes and criteria
  • All communications are conducted in accordance with relevant confidentiality requirements
05. Module five.
  • Report, record and administer moderation
  • Moderation findings are reported to designated role-players within agreed time-frames and according to the quality assurance body’s requirements for format and content
06. Module six.
  • Facilitation session - practical preparation
  • Review moderation systems and processes
  • Strengths and weaknesses of moderation systems and processes are identifies in terms of their manageability and effectiveness in facilitating judgement
  • How review enhances the credibility and integrity of the recognition system