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Which bodies could become national Assessment Quality Partners

The need to establish an AQP arises from the development of an occupational qualification. A body that has the necessary credibility in the relevant constituency (industry/sector/profession) must be identified to manage External Integrated Summative Assessment by conducting the AQP functions listed above. Depending on their current functions and areas of expertise any of the following existing bodies may  be  appointed  as  Assessment  Quality  Partners  for  specific  occupations  or groups of occupations: Moderating Bodies Examining Bodies Professional Bodies Legislated Boards Occupational Associations Note: If there are no such bodies with a specific interest in the relevant occupation, a SETA o[...]

Roles and responsibilities of skills development providers

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Skills development providers must:

 Appoint an internal moderator to oversee and conduct the moderation;
 Request verification from the SETA for a specified time; the requested time must be after the assessment and moderation has been completed;
 Ensure that all the documentation, resources and personnel required for verification are in place and easily accessible to the verifiers;
 Generate the required reports, including assessment and moderation reports and reports of any complaints or irregularities and how these were addressed;
 Design and implement a record keeping system in compliance with ETDQA requirements;
 Have procedures in place to inform learners of their achievements and up-date internal learner records;
 Have systems in place to upload the endorsed learner achievements to the SETA; and
 Ensure all relevant personnel understand and apply the SETA assessment, moderation and verification policies.