Competency based assessment

DEFINITION 1:  The gathering and judging of evidence in order to decide whether a person has achieved a standard of competence.

SOURCE:  VOCEDplus (2014).Glossary of VET,NCVER, Australia.



DEFINITION 2:  Assessment in which the assessor makes a judgement of competency […] against clear benchmarks or criteria such as a competency standard/unit of competency, assessment criteria of course curricula, performance specifications, or product specifications. Competency-based assessment may be contrasted with assessment in which candidates are compared to others or graded, for example.
SOURCE:  IBSA Council Ltd (2015). VET Glossary, Australia


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