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What makes an effective assessment for Adults





Course Description

This course will outline the main points regarding the new report format, including key principles and tips for how to complete a report effectively. Assessors will have the opportunity to explore additional relevant background information suitable for adult reports, the types of test that should be carried out and suitable recommendations for adults. The course will also provide an overview of which particular tests are suitable for those over the age of 16, as well as how to report qualitative information for those over the ceiling age of tests. The information will include a brief introduction to Workplace Needs Assessments.

Course outcomes:

  • Guiding principles of the new report format
  • Background evidence that may be particularly appropriate for adult reports
  • Areas that must be assessed when writing a report suitable for an adult
  • Choice of suitable tests
  • Adjustments for individuals over the age of 25
  • How to report qualitative test information
  • An overview of Workplace Needs Assessments
  • Appropriate recommendations for adults
  • Evaluation of own learning

On successful completion, this course will provide 2.5 hours of authorised CPD (Continued Professional Development)

Entry requirements

These courses are only suitable for those with the following qualifications:

  • A Level 7 assessment qualification (or equivalent)
  • An Assessment Practising Certificate (APC) and/or AMBDA

Should you require further information or guidance on the above, please email:

Important Notice

In order to achieve successful completion of this course, you will need to have submitted your completed evaluation within 28 days of this course appearing on your eLearning account (noting equally, that this module will automatically expire 28 days from the date that this module has been released).

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