Check Online Application Status 2024-2025How to Apply Online 2024-2025Check Admission Requirements 2024-2025
Tvet Colleges Online Application Form

Bursaries Closing in April 2024

Application Forms 2024-2025
MBA South Africa
Study MBA in South Africa

UNISA Short Course for Planning and Conducting Assessment of Learning Outcomes

UNISA Short Course for Planning and Conducting Assessment of Learning Outcomes

Short Course for Planning and Conducting Assessment of Learning Outcomes (71005)



This assessor course will provide people who assess or intend to assess

candidates against unit standards and/or qualifications with the necessary expertise.


Target group
  • Any person involved in assessment of learning outcomes in education and training settings or in the workplace;
  • Teachers in the new career path leading to senior teacher and learning area specialist positions where they have to assess . beginning teachers, student teachers, Learnership teachers and their peers;
  • Senior teachers involved with Learnership student teachers; and
  • Departmental officials involved in assessment of teachers as part of whole school evaluations.


Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification



One year


Language medium



Registration periods

1 December to 28 February


Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning combined with experiential workplace learning, comprehensive course notes, tutorial letters and a prescribed text book – course material is complemented by an optional one day experiential seminar


Kind of assessment


Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies

Formative assessment:

Theoretical component:

Participants must complete and pass at least one compulsory written assignment. The assignment will involve workplace-based exercises, projects and self-assessment.

Practical component:

Participants must build, and submit for assessment, a workplace-based portfolio of evidence of competence in the relevant outcomes of assessing learning outcomes

Summative assessment:

Examination and supplementary examination involves that unsuccessful students will be allowed to redo and resubmit a portfolio of evidence for assessment


Plan and Conduct Assessment of Learning Outcomes (CPCA01X)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Planning and preparing for assessment
  • Preparing leaners for assessment
  • Gathering knowledge and performance evidence
  • Making assessment judgements
  • Recording assessment results
  • Providing assessment practices
  • Assessment methods and instruments
  • Assessment techniques



Course leader

Prof J M Dreyer DEd (UNISA)

Department of Teacher Education

Office 6-059, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA

Tel: 012 429 4398

Fax: 012 429 4909



Programme administrator(s)


Tel: 012 429 4627 / 4789 / 4817

Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968


to download application form:

for more information about the centre:



Overview of MBA
Choosing Your MBA
MBA Schools in SA
How to Apply