This generic assessor unit standard is for those who assess people for their achievement of learning outcomes in
terms of specified criteria using pre-designed assessment instruments. The outcomes and criteria may be defined in
a range of documents including but not limited to unit standards, exit level outcomes, assessment standards,
curriculum statements and qualifications.
Those who achieve this unit standard will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise. This unit
the standard will contribute towards the achievement of a variety of qualifications, particularly within the fields of
Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development.
People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out assessments in a fair, valid, reliable and practicable
manner that is free of all bias and discrimination, paying particular attention to the three groups targeted for redress:
race, gender and disability.
In particular, people credited with this unit standard will be able to:
Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment;
Prepare for assessments;
Provide feedback on assessments; and