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What is an assessment brief at Levels 3, 4, 5 or 6?

Created: Tuesday, 15 December 2009 16:01
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A brief is the set of instructions given by the Assessor to the Learner outlining the requirements and assessment/performance criteria of each piece of assessment.

The assessment brief must be available in written form for the External Examiner/Authentication Process.

The instructions to the Learner consist of:
What the Learner is required to do for the assessment of the module, i.e.:
Assignment
Collection of Work
Learning Journal
Project
Skills Demonstration(s)

How this assessment should be carried out
e.g. written report, case study, production of an artefact, compilation of a daily diary, demonstration of a skill, investigation of a topic.

Marked: how the assessment will be marked
i.e. all assessment or performance criteria should be listed

When: it should be submitted
i.e. the final date for submission of assessment as set by the Assessor/ Centre/ Provider