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TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute – 2014 Student Guide 6 Student Guide to Assessment Every Student’s Guide to Assessment in TAFE NSW Every Student’s Guide to Assessment provides information about assessment in the form of frequently asked questions and answers on the way students are assessed in TAFE NSW. Every student studying in TAFE NSW receives a copy of Every Student’s Guide to Assessment. Will I receive any other documents telling me how I will be assessed? Yes. The most important documents are the Student Assessment Guides for the qualification and units of competency you are studying. Student Assessment Guides Your college/campus will provide you with assessment information in the form of a Student Assessment Guide for your qualification and a Student Assessment Guide for units of competency you are studying. Guides are provided at the start of your study and provide assessment information for your qualification and for each unit of competency. The Student Assessment Guide for your qualification will provide information on: • course outcomes • whether the qualification is graded or not graded • course structure • requirements to receive the qualification • credit based on previous skills, knowledge and experience. The Student Assessment Guide provided by your teacher for each unit of competency will provide information on: • competence that is being assessed • how you will be assessed • when and where you will be assessed • when major assessments will be scheduled • how feedback on your progress will be provided • how your results will be recorded • how to look up your results on student e-services • how you can appeal if you think the assessment has been unfair. Student Assessment Guides are available from your teachers As a student it is your responsibility to read the information contained in the guides and to ensure that you understand the information in them. Your teacher will explain the content of the guides and ask for your signature to indicate that you have received the documents. If you don’t understand or are unsure about what is required please ask your teacher. Remember your teacher is your most important contact for information about assessment.