The following Associated Assessment Criteria will be used in an integrated manner across the Exit Level Outcomes:
Understand concepts, theories and principles and demonstrate critical reasoning.
Utilise appropriate techniques/methodologies for the effective presentation of an argument.
Access, analyse and interpret data and information.
Think creatively and utilise critical reasoning to place data and information in context.
Work with others in groups or through networking.
A range of assessments methods will be utilised. The qualification will develop research capacity amongst Learners by seeking to develop the capacities of leaners to read, critique and evaluate content and engage critically with material and case work. Learners will be required to submit assignments where it will be necessary for them to undertake independent research. The learning outcomes at module level will be assessed in an integrated way to ensure the achievement of the overall programme learning outcomes. Assessment methods will include written tasks, and practical exercises and students will be required to demonstrate a required level of skill and understanding to practice effectively as a Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) commissioner, arbitrator and labour generalist. Moderators and external examiners will be selected based on experience and competence in the field and requisite qualifications as well as in-depth knowledge of the material.
Assessment methods will include written tasks, and practical exercises and leaners will be required to demonstrate a required level of skill and understanding to practice effectively as a CCMA commissioner, arbitrator and labour generalist. Formative assessment through written assignments in which leaners engage with the literature demonstrate and reflect on their knowledge and understanding of a relevant topic and adhere to the conventions of academic writing. Oral presentations using PowerPoint. Practical exercises to assess skills. Monitoring participation of leaners in class. Summative assessment through tests incorporating both theory and practice and three-hour examination which will be externally examined.