'Best Practise' Moderation Principles
The 'best practise' moderation principles are that:
All NZITO assessors and providers are required to take part in one moderation activity every year. This may be a postal moderation systems, a moderation visit or participation in a moderation group meeting. NZITO publishes its moderation requirements in an Annual Moderation Plan, available from the NZITO Quality Assurance Manager.
In moderation, the assessments are evaluated for:
Assessors are provided with feedback on the moderation findings.
Assessment Evidence for Moderation
Assessors need to keep (or be able to find) assessment evidence for at least 12 months for the NZITO moderation activity (company policy may be for a longer term - ISO).
In most cases this evidence will be part of the company records and retrievable when needed. If the evidence is in the trainee's ROA, a copy of the relevant page will need to be presented when required for moderation.
Evidence supplied for moderation can include:
Once evidence has been moderated it can be returned to the apprentice and/or employer.