A variety of assessments tools and methods will be used during the course to determine students learning such as:

  • Short-answer question tasks
  • Course projects/assignments
  • Simulated assignment tasks/case studies.

Students are given three (3) attempts for the submission of the assessment for each unit/module. If a student is deemed not competent after the third attempt on an assessment, the unit will require re-enrolment (charges apply).

For tutor support, please contact your tutor with the unit/module and activity number.

Referencing requirements?

Reference lists are created to allow readers to locate original sources themselves. Each citation in a reference list includes various pieces of information including the:

  1. Name of the author(s)
  2. Year published
  3. Title
  4. City published
  5. Publisher
  6. Pages used

Please use the following Harvard Reference style in your assignments.

  • Last name, First Initial. (Year published). Title. City: Publisher, Page(s).

Credit for my previous studies?

Participants who have undertaken previous study at another recognised training organisation may be eligible to receive exemptions from units.

All Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applications must be accompanied by suitable documentary evidence of previous study (eg. transcripts). Previous studies must have been completed within the past 5 years, with credit available up to a maximum of 50% of the units in your nominated course and identical unit codes.

**Please note that recognition of Prior learning is subject to the requirements of the qualification authority and may not always be possible due to differences in global standards and requirements

Getting help with assignments

If you require assistance with the course materials and need a concept explained further, please email your tutor with your query and your tutor will respond promptly and personally. Your assigned tutor will guide you through the course materials, help you with any problems and provide feedback on your assignments.


Can I get some extra help with my assignments

Yes, you can.

Simply email your tutor a copy of your work for review.

What if I don’t pass an assignment?

We use a competency-based assessment; if you do not receive a ‘Competent/Pass’ grade you will be asked to resubmit your assignment. You are able to submit your work for marking three (3) times only.

If you do not pass your assignment on the third attempt, you will need to re-enrol into the unit (charges apply).

In order to successfully complete the course, you will need to complete all of of the assignments.

Do I have to sit exams?

Some of our courses do not require examinations and are assessed via written exercises and assignments and all assignments are submitted online via The Kadesa Platform our elearning system.

Others May require an examination at the end. this information will be communicated to you prior to the start of the course, of course there are no on-campus requirements for our students.

Any assignments due dates?


You can submit your assignments when you are ready. how ever you will be required to complete the course in the allotted time frame

What should I do if I don’t understand assignment 

If you get stuck with an assignment or have a question relating to the learning materials, your tutors are available to provide guidance and feedback.

You can contact them via chat on our website, or via email.

Tutors will respond to all enquiries ASAP for your convenience.

Word counts for assignments?

The suggested word count is a basic guide only and as such can be exceeded. The general guidelines is to keep it at 10% difference – so either 10% under or 10% over is acceptable, unless otherwise stated.

Any quotes, references and your bibliography/reference list are not included in your word count.

Grading Your Assignment

The following table shows you how to achieve a satisfactory result against the criteria for each type of assessment task.

Assessment Method

Satisfactory Result

Non-Satisfactory Result

You will receive an overall result of Competent or Not Yet Competent for the unit. The assessment process is made up of a number of assessment methods. You are required to achieve a satisfactory result in each of these to be deemed competent overall. Your assessment may include the following assessment types.


All questions answered correctly

Incorrect answers for one or more questions

Answers address the question in full; referring to appropriate sources from your workbook and/or workplace

Answers do not address the question in full. Does not refer to appropriate or correct sources.

Written Activity

The assessor will mark the activity against the detailed guidelines/instructions

Does not follow guidelines/instructions

Attachments if requested are attached

Requested supplementary items are not attached

All requirements of the written activity are addressed/covered.

Response does not address the requirements in full; is missing a response for one or more areas.

Responses must refer to appropriate sources from your workbook and/or workplace

One or more of the requirements are answered incorrectly.

Does not refer to or utilise appropriate or correct sources of information

Case Study

All comprehension questions answered correctly; demonstrating an application of knowledge of the topic case study.

Lack of demonstrated comprehension of the underpinning knowledge (remove) required to complete the case study questions correctly.  One or more questions are answered incorrectly.

Answers address the question in full; referring to appropriate sources from your workbook and/or workplace

Answers do not address the question in full; do not refer to appropriate sources.