Moderator Training

SAQA Unit Standard 115759.
Conduct outcomes based assessments. NQF level 6, 15 Credits

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The Moderator Training Programme is based on SAQA Unit Standard 115759, Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments.

This training programme is for those who wish to learn the methods of conducting moderation of outcomes-based assessment’s of learning programmes.  Moderation ensures that the assessment process followed by the assessor is fair, valid and relevant.

This programme equips the learner with the necessary knowledge and skill to make effective judgements for either an internal or external moderation by means of ensuring that the process followed by the assessor is fair and valid. The earner will also be able to apply quality assurance on assessments conducted by your organisation.  Moderation of SAQA programmes is a requirement of all SETA’s and ETQAs.  This ETDP SETA accredited training programme is linked to the Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices (ODETDP) Qualification.

This programme equips learners to apply quality assurance of training, assessment documentation, learning material and record-keeping and will assist them in the development and implementation of Skills Development policies and procedures.

Teachers and persons registered with SACE can earn 10 CPTD points with this programme.

• Duration:  4 days
• Credits Earned:  10

  • Assessor qualification (US ID: 115753: Conduct Outcomes-based Assessments)
    It is further assumed that the person has evaluative expertise within the field in which they are moderating assessments

What is in it for me?

  • Credits towards a full qualification
  • Opportunity to register as a moderator with various SETAs
  • 10 CPD points allocated by SACE towards the PPDPA for educators who successfully complete the programme.
  • Improves your employability
  • Gives you the opportunity for a change in career focus
  • Advancement in your field as an authority
  • Can freelance as registered independent moderator
  • Can perform contractual moderation for ETQAs or other training providers

What does a Moderator do?

  • In a typical workplace environment, a Moderator will:
  • Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments
  • Ensure that the assessment process followed by the assessor is fair, valid and relevant
  • Apply quality assurance of learning material used, training, assessment documentation, assessments and record-keeping
  • Liaise with the ETQAs of the SETA’s
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Skills Development policies and procedures
  • Assist in development of assessment standards to test knowledge and skills of candidates during a recruitment process
  • Moderate evidence for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

How does one become a Moderator?

  • Qualify as an Assessor based on US 115753
  • Attend a Moderator Training Programme based on US 115759
  • Qualify as a Moderator
  • Register as a Moderator with the relevant SETA’s

What does the ENJO Consultants Moderator programme entail?
A 4-day interactive training programme (presentations, discussions, role play and practical application in a classroom environment)
Portfolio of evidence submission on day 4 of the training.  The portfolio of evidence contains proof of your ability to apply the newly acquired knowledge and skills in the workplace.  This POE will be submitted to all necessary experts and prescribed bodies on your behalf.

Can I become a moderator before I become an assessor?
No, you need to have completed the assessor programme SAQA US ID 119753 before you can complete the moderator SAQA US ID 119759When can I start using my qualification?
On successful completion of the programme, ENJO Consultants will upload your results onto the ETDP database and you will receive a certificate. The ETDP SETA will capture your results on the National Learner Record Database (NLRD) and issue a Statement of Results (SOR) that will reflect the credits you have earned.

Why would my employer pay for this training?

  • They gain a registered and qualified Moderator
  • You can Implement and quality assure skills development
  • They will have access to skills development fund (Grants)
  • You can address skills gaps
  • You can develop, implement and review the training QMS
  • You can liaise with SETAs
  • They will have an improved BEE scorecard

Who should attend the training?

  • Those wishing to attend a SETA accredited training programme on moderation
  • Moderators wishing to register as accredited moderators
  • Assessors
  • Lecturers
  • Facilitators
  • Trainers
  • Teachers
  • Child care workers
  • Coaches
  • Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Supervisors
This ETDP SETA accredited training programme is linked to the following programmes:
50334 National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices – Level 5
50333 National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices – Level 5
50331 National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices – Level 6
61592 National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices – Level 5

ENJO Consultants CC is accredited with the ETDP SETA with Accreditation Number: ETDP10602.  SACE endorses the ENJO Consultant Moderator training and awards 10 CPTD points for educators who complete the training.

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