Instructions to LearnerAssessment instructionsOverviewPrior to commencing the assessments, your trainer/assessor will explain each assessment task and the terms and conditions relating to the submission of your assessment task. Please consult with your trainer/assessor if you are unsure of any questions. It is important that you understand and adhere to the terms and conditions, and address fully each assessment task. If any assessment task isnot fully addressed, then your assessment task will be returned to you for resubmission. Your trainer/assessor will remain available to support you throughout the assessment process. Written workAssessment tasks are used to measure your understanding and underpinning skills and knowledge of the overall unit of competency. When undertaking any written assessment tasks, please ensure that you address the following criteria:Address each question including any sub-pointsDemonstrate that you have researched the topic thoroughly Cover the topic in a logical, structured manner Your assessment tasks are well presented, well referenced and word processedYour assessment tasks include your full legal name on each and every page.Active participationIt is a condition of enrolment that you actively participate in your studies. Active participation is completing all the assessment tasks on time. PlagiarismPlagiarism is taking and using someone else's thoughts, writings or inventions and representing themas your own. Plagiarism is a serious act and may result in a learner’s exclusion from a course. When you have any doubts about including the work of other authors in your assessment, please consult your trainer/assessor. The following list outlines some of the activities for which a learner can be accused of plagiarism: Presenting any work by another individual as one's own unintentionally Handing in assessments markedly similar to or copied from another learnerPresenting the work of another individual or group as their own workHanding in assessments without the adequate acknowledgement of sources used, including assessments taken totally or in part from the internet.If it is identified that you have plagiarised within your assessment, then a meeting will be organised to discuss this with you, and further action may be taken accordingly.
CollusionCollusion is the presentation by a learner of an assignment as their own that is, in fact, the result in whole or in part of unauthorised collaboration with another person or persons. Collusion involves the cooperation of two or more learners in plagiarism or other forms of academic misconduct and, assuch, both parties are subject to disciplinary action. Collusion or copying from other learners is not permitted and will result in a “0” grade and NYC.Assessments must be typed using document software such as (or similar to) MS Office. Handwritten