Participants who have undertaken previous study at another training organisation may be eligible to receive exemptions from units. All Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applications must be accompanied by suitable documentary evidence of previous study (eg. transcripts). Previous studies must have been completed within the past 5 years, with credit available up to a maximum of 50% of the units in your nominated course and identical unit codes.
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In order to successfully complete the course, you will need to complete all of of the assignments. We use a competency-based assessment; if you do not receive a ‘Competent/Pass’ grade you will be asked to resubmit your assignment. You are able to submit your work for marking three (3) times only. If you do not pass your assignment on the third attempt, you will need to re-enrol into the unit (charges apply).
The suggested word count is a basic guide only and as such can be exceeded. The general guidelines is to keep it at 10% difference – so either 10% under or 10% over is acceptable, unless otherwise stated. Any quotes, references and your bibliography/reference list are not included in your word count.
The following table shows you how to achieve a satisfactory result against the criteria for each type of assessment task.
|Assessment Method||Satisfactory Result||Non-Satisfactory Result|
|You will receive an overall result of Competent or Not Yet Competent for the unit. The assessment process is made up of a number of assessment methods. You are required to achieve a satisfactory result in each of these to be deemed competent overall. Your assessment may include the following assessment types.|
|Questions||All questions answered correctly||Incorrect answers for one or more questions|
|Answers address the question in full; referring to appropriate sources from your workbook and/or workplace||Answers do not address the question in full. Does not refer to appropriate or correct sources.|
|Written Activity||The assessor will mark the activity against the detailed guidelines/instructions||Does not follow guidelines/instructions|
|Attachments if requested are attached||Requested supplementary items are not attached|
|All requirements of the written activity are addressed/covered.||Response does not address the requirements in full; is missing a response for one or more areas.|
|Responses must refer to appropriate sources from your workbook and/or workplace||One or more of the requirements are answered incorrectly.
Does not refer to or utilise appropriate or correct sources of information
|Case Study||All comprehension questions answered correctly; demonstrating an application of knowledge of the topic case study.||Lack of demonstrated comprehension of the underpinning knowledge (remove) required to complete the case study questions correctly. One or more questions are answered incorrectly.|
|Answers address the question in full; referring to appropriate sources from your workbook and/or workplace||Answers do not address the question in full; do not refer to appropriate sources.|
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