Different phases of assessment and learner validation processes (Part 3 of 4)

November 5, 2018

This is Part 3 of the article, where we are discussing the different phases of the validation processes an RTO should be following to ensure they meet regulatory requirements and industry expectations.


In the previous articles, we discussed the following regarding the validation of assessment resources:

  • Explanation of assessment validation

  • Typical benchmarks used during the validation processes

  • Stages of validation (before, during and after the assessment judgements)

  • Regulatory requirements for conducting validation

  • Assessment system

  • Who conducts validation?

  • How is validation different from moderation?

  • How external consultants can help you with validation of assessment and learner resources?

In this month’s article, we will explore the regulatory requirements around validation of learner resources.


Learner resources


Learner resources are also known as “learning resources”, “training resources”, or “companion guides”. The purpose of these resources is to support learners with the underpinning knowledge required to participate in skill-based tasks. These resources include a range of activities to support the learning including, formative