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Active participationIt is a condition of enrolment that you actively participate in your studies. Active participation iscompleting 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. Whenyou have any doubts about including the work of other authors in your assessment, please consultyour trainer/assessor. The following list outlines some of the activities for which a learner can beaccused 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, includingassessments taken totally or in part from the internet.4 | P a g e
If it is identified that you have plagiarised within your assessment, then a meeting will be organisedto 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 inwhole or in part of unauthorised collaboration with another person or persons. Collusion involvesthe 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 notpermitted and will result in a Not Competent outcome.Assessments must be typed using document software such as (or similar to) MS Office. Handwrittenassessments will not be accepted (unless, prior written confirmation is provided by thetrainer/assessor).Competency outcomeThere are two outcomes of assessments: S = Satisfactory and NS = Not Satisfactory (requires moretraining and experience).Once the learner has satisfactorily completed all the tasks for this module the learner will beawarded “Competent” (C) or “Not Competent” (NC) for the relevant unit of competency.If you are deemed “Not Competent” you will be provided with feedback from your assessor and willbe given another chance to resubmit your assessment task(s). If you are still deemed as “NotCompetent” you will be required to re-enrol in the unit of competency.Assessment appeals processIf you feel that you have been unfairly treated during your assessment, and you are not happy withyour assessment and/or the outcome as a result of that treatment, you have the right to lodge anappeal. You must first discuss the issue with your trainer/assessor. If you would like to proceedfurther with the request after discussions with your trainer/assessor, you need to lodge your appealto the Academic Manager, in writing, outlining the reason(s) for the appeal.