Workplace Assessment

Who should attend

  • Industry Training Organisation staff and advisory groups
  • Training officers and all staff responsible for training
  • Supervisors and managers in the workplace
  • Polytechnic lecturers
  • Private Training Establishment staff involved in assessment
  • Secondary school teachers.

Course highlights

This course is offered as a fully online training option and is tailored to meet a variety of specific industry requirements.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Enquire upon application for start dates

Duration 20 weeks with opportunity to complete earlier.
Study location(s) Online course
Study method Online
Domestic fees $391 (approx.) (incl GST)
Course code 905.412

Course structure

Workplace assessment is the process of assessing skills and knowledge on the job.

This course is based on New Zealand Qualifications Framework Unit Standards:

  • US 11281 Version 6 (Level 4, Credits 3) – Prepare candidate for assessment
  • US 4098 Version 8: (Level 4, Credits 6) - Use standards to assess candidate performance

The course is practically oriented and endorsed by a variety of industry groups and workplaces.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Meet the learning outcomes of Unit Standard 11281 and Unit Standard 4098
  • Understand the Qualifications Framework and its unit standards
  • Use correct assessment terminology
  • Prepare candidates for the assessment process
  • Determine candidates' readiness for assessment
  • Analyse the skills and knowledge to be assessed
  • Plan assessments appropriate to different situations
  • Implement an assessment plan
  • Make assessment decisions using diverse sources of evidence
  • Give feedback to candidates
  • Record assessment data
  • Understand the moderation process.

To become a registered workplace assessor, a candidate must seek registration from the appropriate Industry Training Organisation.

For further enquiries contact:


Phone: 0800 862 62 52

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.