Instructions to LearnerAssessment instructionsOverviewPrior to commencing the assessments, your trainer/assessor will explain eachassessment task and the terms and conditions relating to the submission of yourassessment task. Please consult with your trainer/assessor if you are unsure ofany questions. It is important that you understand and adhere to the terms andconditions, and address fully each assessment task. If any assessment task is notfully addressed, then your assessment task will be returned to you forresubmission. Your trainer/assessor will remain available to support youthroughout the assessment process. Written workAssessment tasks are used to measure your understanding and underpinningskills and knowledge of the overall unit of competency. When undertaking anywritten 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 wordprocessedYour assessment tasks include your full legal name on each and everypage.Active participationIt is a condition of enrolment that you actively participate in your studies. Activeparticipation is completing all the assessment tasks on time. PlagiarismPlagiarism is taking and using someone else's thoughts, writings or inventionsand representing them as your own. Plagiarism is a serious act and may result ina learner’s exclusion from a course. When you have any doubts about includingthe work of other authors in your assessment, please consult yourtrainer/assessor. The following list outlines some of the activities for which alearner 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 anotherlearnerPresenting the work of another individual or group as their own work
Handing in assessments without the adequate acknowledgement ofsources used, including assessments taken totally or in part from theinternet.If it is identified that you have plagiarised within your assessment, then ameeting will be organised to discuss this with you, and further action may betaken 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 anotherperson or persons. Collusion involves the cooperation of two or more learners inplagiarism or other forms of academic misconduct and, as such, both parties aresubject to disciplinary action. Collusion or copying from other learners is notpermitted and will result in a “0” grade and NYC.Assessments must be typed using document software such as (or similar to) MSOffice. Handwritten assessments will not be accepted (unless, prior writtenconfirmation is provided by the trainer/assessor to confirm).